Home Sectors Basic Materials Latest Valuation: US Concrete (NASDAQ: USCR)

Latest Valuation: US Concrete (NASDAQ: USCR)

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US Concrete is part of the basic materials sector and building materials industry. The company CEO is William J. Sandbrook. US Concrete Inc is engaged in producing and providing ready-mixed concrete, aggregates and concrete-related products and services to the construction industry in the markets in the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The USCR stock showed a previous change of 5.58% with an open at 45.00 and a close of 47.33. It reached an intraday high of 47.90 and a low of 44.51.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $786.4m with 16.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 13.5m shares. Trading volume reached 315,584 shares compared to its average volume of 256,077 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, US Concrete shares returned -1.74% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.17%. Over three months, it changed 12.91%. In one year it has changed -23.23% and within that year its 52-week high was 65.85 and its 52-week low was 27.68. USCR stock is 70.99% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 41.20 and a 50 day moving average of 46.56. Currently USCR stock is trading 14.88% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.82 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 26.01. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.04. The TTM EPS is 1.92, which comes to a TTM PE of 24.65.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/09/2019): -0.16
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/26/2019): 0.12
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.94
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/07/2018): 0.99
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/30/2018): -0.23

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 80.97, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 41.55%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 1.19.

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.08%, return on assets is 2.35%, profit margin is 2.13%, price-to-sales is 0.49 and price-to-book is 2.40.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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