USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Director Mary Susan Chambers acquired 1,360 shares of USA Truck stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 6th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $14.68 per share, with a total value of $19,964.80. Following the purchase, the director now owns 12,244 shares in the company, valued at $179,741.92. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.
Shares of USAK traded down $0.02 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $11.72. The stock had a trading volume of 157,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 84,732. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.85, a current ratio of 0.95 and a quick ratio of 0.94. The stock has a market cap of $104.26 million, a P/E ratio of 7.51 and a beta of 1.57. USA Truck, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.47 and a fifty-two week high of $24.86.
USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 25th. The transportation company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $133.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $137.20 million. USA Truck had a net margin of 2.33% and a return on equity of 17.89%. Equities analysts expect that USA Truck, Inc. will post 1.97 EPS for the current year.
A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. AQR Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of USA Truck by 218.6% in the third quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 180,214 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $3,646,000 after buying an additional 123,654 shares during the last quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. acquired a new stake in shares of USA Truck in the fourth quarter valued at about $1,445,000. Boston Partners raised its position in shares of USA Truck by 23.9% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 385,640 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $5,773,000 after buying an additional 74,390 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of USA Truck by 3,002.1% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 62,756 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $907,000 after buying an additional 60,733 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of USA Truck by 221.1% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 72,578 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $1,469,000 after buying an additional 49,972 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 76.25% of the company’s stock.
About USA Truck
USA Truck, Inc operates as a truckload carrier in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Trucking and USAT Logistics. The Trucking segment offers truckload motor carrier services as a medium to long-haul common and contract carrier; and dedicated freight services.
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