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
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
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Is P.A.M. Transportation Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is P.A.M. Transportation Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has P.A.M. Transportation Services performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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 ($271.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PTSI's debt to equity ratio (141.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PTSI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 186.6% to 141.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PTSI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.2%).
Interest Coverage: PTSI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8x coverage).
What is P.A.M. Transportation Services's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PTSI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PTSI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PTSI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PTSI's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PTSI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joseph Vitiritto (50 yo)
Mr. Joseph A. Vitiritto has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. since August 18, 2020. Mr. Vitiritto has served as Senior Vice President of Pricing ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joseph's total compensation ($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.
Experienced Management: PTSI's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: PTSI's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
- 297 West Henri de Tonti Boulevard
- United States
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
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