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USD 33.85  1.76  4.94%   

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Odds Of Distress
Less than 12
Universal Logistics is trading at 33.85 as of the 9th of December 2022. This is a -4.94% down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 35.61. Universal Logistics has less than a 12 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Universal Logistics Holdings are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 9th of November 2022 and ending today, the 9th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
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IPO Date
11th of February 2005
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Colombia. Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Universal Logis operates under Trucking classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 26.28 M outstanding shares of which 216.34 K shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 3.52 days to cover. More on Universal Logistics Holdings

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Universal Logistics Stock Highlights

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Universal Logistics generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
About 73.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by insiders
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CEO, DirectorJeffrey Rogers
Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Universal Logistics report their recommendations after researching Universal Logistics' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Universal Logistics' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Universal Logistics. The Universal consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Universal Logistics.
Strong Buy1 Opinion
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Universal Logistics 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 Universal Logistics 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.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted25.3 M26.9 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares25.3 M26.9 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets7.936.7014
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations75.1 M83.3 M
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities337.4 M312.7 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities901.2 M835.3 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin47.0152.8956
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover2.161.5914
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets453.9 M420.7 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1.2 B1.1 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
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Strong HoldOvervalued
Universal Logistics Holdings (ULH) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 8,004 people. Universal Logistics is listed under Road & Rail category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with a total capitalization of 928.2 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Universal Logistics's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Universal Logistics'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 those looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Universal Logistics runs under Road & Rail sector within Industrials industry. The entity has 26.28 M outstanding shares of which 216.34 K shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 3.52 days to cover. Universal Logistics Holdings has about 22.92 M in cash with 83.28 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.87.
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Universal Logistics maintains a total of 26.28 Million outstanding shares. Universal Logistics has 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. 73.41 % of Universal Logistics outstanding shares that are owned by insiders indicates they have been buying or selling the stock in recent months in anticipation of some upcoming event. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Universal Stock Price Odds Analysis

In reference to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Universal Logistics jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 61.98%. The Universal Logistics Holdings probability density function shows the probability of Universal Logistics stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon the stock has a beta coefficient of 1.1253. This usually implies Universal Logistics Holdings market returns are reactive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Universal Logistics is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Universal Logistics is significantly underperforming NYSE Composite.
  Odds Below 33.85HorizonTargetOdds Above 33.85
37.81%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Universal Logistics to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 61.98 (This Universal Logistics Holdings probability density function shows the probability of Universal Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Universal Logistics Historical Income Statement

Universal Logistics Holdings Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Universal's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Universal Logistics revenue and expense. Universal Logistics Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Universal Logistics Net Income is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Net Income was reported at 73.73 Million. The current Operating Income is estimated to increase to about 111.1 M, while Direct Expenses is projected to decrease to roughly 692.3 M. View More Fundamentals

Universal Stock Against Markets

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Universal Logistics Corporate Directors

Universal Logistics corporate directors refer to members of an Universal Logistics board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Universal Logistics' 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 Universal Logistics' board members must vote for the resolution. The Universal Logistics board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
Frederick Calderone - DirectorProfile
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Is Universal Logistics' 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 Universal Logistics. If investors know Universal 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 Universal Logistics listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Universal Logistics is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Universal that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Universal Logistics' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Universal Logistics' 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 Universal Logistics' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Universal Logistics' 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 Universal Logistics' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Universal Logistics value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Universal Logistics' 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.