Headlines about USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 45.4440017418457 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
USAK opened at $25.09 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $208.30, a P/E ratio of -44.80 and a beta of 1.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.01. USA Truck has a 1-year low of $5.73 and a 1-year high of $27.94.
USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The transportation company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.27. The business had revenue of $117.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $116.80 million. USA Truck had a negative return on equity of 7.09% and a net margin of 1.68%. The company’s revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.25) EPS. equities research analysts forecast that USA Truck will post 1.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About USA Truck
USA Truck, Inc, a truckload carrier, provides general commodities transportation services in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. It operates through two segments, Trucking and USAT Logistics. The Trucking segment offers truckload services as a medium to long-haul common carrier; and dedicated freight services.
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