Media coverage about USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. USA Truck earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.4440017418457 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Several research analysts have commented on USAK shares. Zacks Investment Research raised USA Truck from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. TheStreet raised USA Truck from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Cowen boosted their target price on USA Truck from $16.00 to $29.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Finally, Stephens raised USA Truck from an “equal” rating to a “weight” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.67.
USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) traded down $0.37 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.91. The stock had a trading volume of 47,454 shares, compared to its average volume of 128,151. USA Truck has a one year low of $5.73 and a one year high of $27.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.00. The firm has a market capitalization of $213.19, a P/E ratio of 27.87 and a beta of 1.90.
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USA Truck Company Profile
USA Truck, Inc is a truckload carrier providing transportation of general commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Mexico and Canada. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Strategic Capacity Solutions (SCS). The Trucking segment consists of truckload and dedicated freight services.
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