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PTSI -  USA Stock  

USD 68.85  0.93  1.37%

Market Performance
4 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 16
P A is trading at 68.85 as of the 26th of January 2022. This is a 1.37 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 67.92. P A has less than a 16 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but did not have a good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for P A M are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 6th of February 2020 and ending today, the 26th of January 2022. Click here to learn more.
Transportation Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Tontitown, Arkansas. P A operates under Trucking classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 11.17 M outstanding shares of which 62.77 K shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.13 trading days to cover. More on P A M

P A Stock Highlights

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P A M has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
About 71.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
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CEODaniel Cushman  (View All)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering P A report their recommendations after researching P A's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on P A's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering P A M. The P A consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering P A.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of P A M based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of P A M financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares15.1 M13.2 M
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Weighted Average Shares Diluted15.1 M13.3 M
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Net Cash Flow from Operations54 M60.8 M
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Total Assets434.4 M520.7 M
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Total Liabilities310.9 M385.7 M
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Current Assets101.4 M111.2 M
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Current Liabilities101.1 M117.4 M
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Total Debt135.2 M125.3 M
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Return on Average Assets2.922.98
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Gross Margin45.1542.61
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Asset Turnover1.241.04
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Macroaxis Advice
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Financial Strength
P A's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to P A's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand P A's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of P A's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on P A's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how P A deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Liquidity
P A cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 244.77 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.3, which is about average as compared to similar companies. P A M has a current ratio of 1.53, which is within standard range for the sector.

Operating Cash Flow

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P A M (PTSI) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 2,650 people. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 772.55 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate P A's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by P A's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. P A M conducts business under Industrials sector and is part of Trucking industry. The entity has 11.17 M outstanding shares of which 62.77 K shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 2.13 trading days to cover. P A M currently holds about 57.7 M in cash with 88.44 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 5.17.
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Ownership
The market capitalization of P A M is $772.55 Million. P A M owns majority of its outstanding shares owned by insiders. An insider is usually defined as a corporate executive, director, member of the board or institutional investor who own at least 10% of the company outstanding shares. 71.09 % of P A M outstanding shares that are owned by insiders implies they have been buying or selling the stock in recent months in anticipation of some upcoming event. Note, that even with substantial debt, if the true value of the entity is larger than the current market value, you may still be able to generate positive returns on investment in this company sooner or later.

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P A Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are P A's target price odds to finish over the current price? In reference to a normal probability distribution, the odds of P A jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 39.57%. The P A M probability density function shows the probability of P A stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days the stock has a beta coefficient of 2.0299 indicating as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, P A will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.5618, implying that it can generate a 0.56 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 68.85HorizonTargetOdds Up 68.85 
60.26%90 days
 68.85 
39.57%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of P A to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 39.57 (This P A M probability density function shows the probability of P A Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

P A Historical Income Statement

P A M Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting P A's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of P A M revenue and expense. P A Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
P A Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT was reported at 43.41 Million. The current Gross Profit is estimated to increase to about 261.9 M, while Direct Expenses is projected to decrease to roughly 255.5 M. View More Fundamentals

P A Stock Against Markets

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P A corporate directors refer to members of a P A board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the P A's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of P A's board members must vote for the resolution. The P A board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is P A's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of P A. If investors know P A will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about P A listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of P A M is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of P A that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of P A's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is P A's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because P A's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect P A's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between P A's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine P A value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, P A's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.