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USA Truck Inc.

Ticker: USAK

Industry: Trucking

Headquarters: Fort Smith

Chairman: Robert Powell

Firms Following the Company and Date of Last Report

Stephens Inc. Aug. 1992

Stephens Inc. Investment Banker

Opinion: Stephens Inc. (10/26/92)

"USA Truck reported a very strong third quarter with EPS up 39 percent to $0.26 versus $0.19 in the same quarter a year ago on a 35 percent increase in shares. Utilization gains continue to drive revenues at a faster pace than equipment additions. The operating ratio improved to 85.5 percent from 87.1 percent. Operating income increased 35 percent while interest savings pushed net income up 88 percent. We believe that USA's earnings gains quarter after quarter will begin to catch the eye of more investors. We are adding a short-term buy recommendation to our long-term capital appreciation recommendation for aggressive accounts."

Sources: Stephens Inc. and William O'Neil Research
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Title Annotation:Proxy Report Excerpts
Publication:Arkansas Business
Article Type:Company Profile
Date:Nov 2, 1992
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