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Market Cap

US$558.7m

Last Updated

2021/05/09 22:27 UTC

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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

Very undervalued with reasonable growth potential.


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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

8.6%

USX

-0.4%

US Transportation

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

169.2%

USX

55.7%

US Transportation

49.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: USX exceeded the US Transportation industry which returned 55.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: USX exceeded the US Market which returned 49.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

USXIndustryMarket
7 Day8.6%-0.4%0.2%
30 Day-4.5%-0.5%1.5%
90 Day25.4%7.9%3.3%
1 Year169.2%169.2%57.8%55.7%52.4%49.9%
3 Yearn/a74.8%65.9%63.7%53.4%
5 Yearn/a205.2%180.6%130.6%104.9%

Long-Term 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?

26.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: USX ($11.12) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.07)

Significantly Below Fair Value: USX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: USX is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (29.3x).

PE vs Market: USX is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.2x) compared to the US market (20.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: USX is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: USX is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

How is U.S. Xpress Enterprises forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

39.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: USX's forecast earnings growth (39.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: USX's earnings (39.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: USX's revenue (5.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: USX's revenue (5.6% 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 high in 3 years time (20.6%)


Past Performance

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

18.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: USX has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: USX became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: USX has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 18.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: USX has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (11.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: USX's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

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


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: USX's short term assets ($298.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($365.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: USX's short term assets ($298.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($540.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: USX's debt to equity ratio (127.6%) 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 (43.2%).

Interest Coverage: USX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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.


Next Steps

Management

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

4.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

William Fuller (44 yo)

4.17yrs

Tenure

US$2,645,921

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 ($USD2.65M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.71M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: USX's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: USX's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.9 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: Insufficient data to determine if 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

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$558.676m
  • Shares outstanding: 50.24m
  • Website: https://www.usxpress.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings


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 Analysis2021/05/09 22:27
End of Day Share Price2021/05/07 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
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.