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Executive Summary

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. operates as an asset-based truckload carrier providing services primarily in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has U.S. Xpress Enterprises's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: USX's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-7.3%

USX

-3.0%

US Transportation

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

70.6%

USX

11.6%

US Transportation

18.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: USX exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned 11.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USX exceeded the US Market which returned 18% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

USXIndustryMarket
7 Day-7.3%-3.0%-0.8%
30 Day15.0%0.9%6.8%
90 Day31.8%9.6%8.9%
1 Year70.6%70.6%13.1%11.6%20.7%18.0%
3 Yearn/a58.1%50.4%41.5%32.1%
5 Yearn/a143.6%122.4%84.6%63.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is U.S. Xpress Enterprises's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is U.S. Xpress Enterprises undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.94x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: USX ($9.33) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($7.57)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USX is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Transportation industry average.

PE vs Market: USX 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 USX's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: USX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.7x).


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Future Growth

How is U.S. Xpress Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

70.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: USX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: USX is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: USX's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: USX's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: USX's revenue (6.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: USX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.2%).


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Past Performance

How has U.S. Xpress Enterprises performed over the past 5 years?

5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USX is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: USX is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USX is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.6% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare USX's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: USX is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-17.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: USX has a negative Return on Equity (-4.68%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is U.S. Xpress Enterprises's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USX's short term assets ($247.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($317.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: USX's short term assets ($247.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($595.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USX's debt to equity ratio (158.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if USX's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: USX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31.1%).

Interest Coverage: USX is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is U.S. Xpress Enterprises's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


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Management

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

3.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

William Fuller (44 yo)

3.58yrs

Tenure

US$2,406,436

Compensation

Mr. William Eric Fuller has been the Chief Executive Officer and as President at U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. since March 2017 and March 2018 respectively and serves as its Director since 2012. Mr. Fuller ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD2.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.93M).

Compensation vs Earnings: William's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Max Fuller
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman9.75yrsUS$1.94m22.18%
$ 102.6m
William Fuller
President3.58yrsUS$2.41m5.98%
$ 27.7m
Eric Peterson
CFO & Treasurer5yrsUS$983.29k0.68%
$ 3.2m
Robert Pischke
Chief Information Officer1.67yrsUS$961.26k0.26%
$ 1.2m
Cameron Ramsdell
President of Variantno dataUS$1.97m0.19%
$ 878.0k
Jason Grear
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer3.58yrsno data0.080%
$ 371.1k
Brian Baubach
Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Nathan Harwell
Executive VP0.75yrno data0.061%
$ 283.5k
Amanda Thompson
Chief People Officerno datano data0.061%
$ 281.6k
Paul Bowman
Senior Vice President of Sales - Dedicated Servies8.5yrsno datano data
Danna Bailey
Chief Brand Officer1.17yrsno data0.058%
$ 267.4k
Matt Herndon
President of Dedicated Services0.083yrno datano data

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

44yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: USX's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Max Fuller
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman9.75yrsUS$1.94m22.18%
$ 102.6m
William Fuller
President3.58yrsUS$2.41m5.98%
$ 27.7m
Jonathan Beizer
Independent Director2.33yrsUS$112.50k0.061%
$ 283.2k
Dennis Nash
Independent Director2.33yrsUS$110.00k0.029%
$ 133.9k
Michael Ducker
Director0.17yrno data0.015%
$ 70.0k
John Rickel
Lead Independent Directorno dataUS$123.75k0.10%
$ 483.8k
Edward Braman
Independent Director2.33yrsUS$125.00k0.089%
$ 413.8k
Jennifer Buckner
Independent Director0.42yrno datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: USX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 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: USX insiders have only sold shares 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

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
  • Ticker: USX
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: US$462.799m
  • Shares outstanding: 49.60m
  • Website: https://www.usxpress.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
  • 4080 Jenkins Road
  • Chattanooga
  • Tennessee
  • 37421
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
USXNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJun 2018
7S3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURJun 2018

Biography

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. operates as an asset-based truckload carrier providing services primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Truckload and Brokerage. The Truckload segmen ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/23 01:12
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.