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P.A.M. Transportation Services

Market Cap

US$348.7m

Last Updated

2021/07/23 01:30 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has P.A.M. Transportation Services's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PTSI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PTSI's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.3%

PTSI

-1.9%

US Transportation

0.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

88.2%

PTSI

37.0%

US Transportation

36.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: PTSI exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned 33.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PTSI exceeded the US Market which returned 35.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

PTSIIndustryMarket
7 Day6.3%-1.9%0.4%
30 Day14.8%-2.0%1.6%
90 Day2.4%-7.4%2.7%
1 Year88.2%88.2%38.8%37.0%39.1%36.9%
3 Year17.7%17.7%54.2%46.4%61.0%51.0%
5 Year203.7%203.7%158.8%138.2%122.5%97.8%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is P.A.M. Transportation Services's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is P.A.M. Transportation Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.42x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: PTSI ($60.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($23.86)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PTSI is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PTSI is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.4x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (26.4x).

PE vs Market: PTSI is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.4x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PTSI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PTSI is good value based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.3x).


Future Growth

How is P.A.M. Transportation Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

27.1%

Forecasted Transportation industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as P.A.M. Transportation Services has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has P.A.M. Transportation Services performed over the past 5 years?

0.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PTSI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PTSI became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PTSI's earnings have grown by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PTSI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PTSI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (22.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst PTSI's Return on Equity (26.62%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is P.A.M. Transportation Services's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PTSI's short term assets ($160.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($121.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: PTSI's short term assets ($160.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($271.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PTSI's debt to equity ratio (141.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PTSI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 186.6% to 141.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PTSI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.2%).

Interest Coverage: PTSI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is P.A.M. Transportation Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PTSI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PTSI'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 PTSI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PTSI'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 PTSI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

0.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joseph Vitiritto (50 yo)

0.92

Tenure

US$1,926,774

Compensation

Mr. Joseph A. Vitiritto has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. since August 18, 2020. Mr. Vitiritto has served as Senior Vice President of Pricing ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Joseph's total compensation ($USD1.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.72M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Joseph's compensation with company performance.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PTSI's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: PTSI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PTSI insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
  • Ticker: PTSI
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: US$348.728m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.73m
  • Website: https://www.pamtransport.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
  • 297 West Henri de Tonti Boulevard
  • Tontitown
  • Arkansas
  • 72770
  • United States

Listings


Biography

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company is involved in the transpo...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/23 01:30
End of Day Share Price2021/07/22 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.