USA Truck Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) shares were down 3.5% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $19.24 and last traded at $19.28, with a volume of 99,246 shares. The stock had previously closed at $19.98.

Several research analysts have issued reports on USAK shares. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of USA Truck from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $15.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, April 7th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of USA Truck from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 25th. Finally, Cowen and Company lifted their price target on shares of USA Truck from $20.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.07 and a 200-day moving average of $17.70. The firm has a market cap of $175.66 million and a PE ratio of 25.81.

USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.05. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.20 earnings per share. The firm earned $110.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.44 million. USA Truck’s quarterly revenue was down 16.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that USA Truck Inc. will post $0.93 EPS for the current year.

In other news, Director Thomas M. Glaser purchased 2,493 shares of USA Truck stock in a transaction on Monday, June 6th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $19.85 per share, for a total transaction of $49,486.05. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 14,927 shares in the company, valued at $296,300.95. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

USA Truck, Inc is a truckload carrier providing transportation of general commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Mexico and Canada. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Strategic Capacity Solutions (SCS). The Trucking segment consists of truckload and dedicated freight services.

Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with's FREE daily email newsletter.