U.S. Concrete, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and concrete-related products and services to the construction industry in the United States, the U.S.
U.S. Concrete Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$73.99|
|52 Week High||US$25.12|
|52 Week Low||US$78.99|
|1 Month Change||1.36%|
|3 Month Change||29.83%|
|1 Year Change||166.92%|
|3 Year Change||52.40%|
|5 Year Change||45.36%|
|Change since IPO||687.13%|
Recent News & Updates
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We bring to you a major producer of construction materials today. It has a presence in 20 US states and has a diversified customer base. We review the numbers and provide our take.
|USCR||US Basic Materials||US Market|
Return vs Industry: USCR exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned 74.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: USCR exceeded the US Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: USCR is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: USCR's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
U.S. Concrete, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and concrete-related products and services to the construction industry in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada. It operates through two segments, Ready-Mixed Concrete and Aggregate Products.
U.S. Concrete Fundamentals Summary
|USCR fundamental statistics|
Is USCR overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|USCR income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.02b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.19|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.23%|
How did USCR perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is U.S. Concrete undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: USCR ($73.99) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($64.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: USCR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: USCR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Basic Materials industry average.
PE vs Market: USCR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate USCR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: USCR's PB Ratio (3.5x) is in line with the US Basic Materials industry average.
How is U.S. Concrete forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: USCR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: USCR is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: USCR's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: USCR's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: USCR's revenue (6.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if USCR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has U.S. Concrete performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: USCR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: USCR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: USCR is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare USCR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: USCR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Basic Materials industry (51.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: USCR has a negative Return on Equity (-1.19%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is U.S. Concrete's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: USCR's short term assets ($325.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($225.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: USCR's short term assets ($325.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($918.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: USCR's debt to equity ratio (185.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: USCR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 298.4% to 185.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: USCR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.4%).
Interest Coverage: USCR's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1x coverage).
What is U.S. Concrete current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate USCR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate USCR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USCR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USCR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of USCR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ronnie Pruitt (50 yo)
Mr. Ronnie A. Pruitt has been a Director at U.S. Concrete, Inc. since May 14, 2020. Mr. Pruitt serves as the President at U.S.Concrete, Inc. since April 15, 2019 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ronnie's total compensation ($USD3.39M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ronnie's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: USCR's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: USCR's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.7%.
U.S. Concrete, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: U.S. Concrete, Inc.
- Ticker: USCR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1997
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$1.263b
- Shares outstanding: 17.07m
- Website: https://www.us-concrete.com
Number of Employees
- U.S. Concrete, Inc.
- 331 North Main Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/08/26 22:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/08/25 00:00|
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