NYSE:SLCA - U.S. Silica Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.69 +0.36 (+1.77 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.33
Today's Range$20.61 - $21.12
52-Week Range$19.02 - $38.70
Volume115,463 shs
Average Volume2.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E Ratio13.96
Dividend Yield1.20%
Beta2.16
U.S. Silica logoU.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and resin coated proppants, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications; and White Armor, a product line of cool roof granules used in industrial roofing applications. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. serves oilfield services companies, and exploration and production companies that are engaged in hydraulic fracturing; and industrial and specialty products end markets. The company was formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:SLCA
CUSIP90346E10
Phone281-258-2170

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.99
Current Ratio2.88
Quick Ratio2.27

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.96
Forward P/E Ratio7.93
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales1.29
Cash Flow$2.7332 per share
Price / Cash7.57
Book Value$17.19 per share
Price / Book1.20

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50
Net Income$145.20 million
Net Margins10.79%
Return on Equity13.14%
Return on Assets7.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,202
Outstanding Shares77,480,000
Market Cap$1.61 billion

U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is U.S. Silica's stock symbol?

U.S. Silica trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SLCA."

How often does U.S. Silica pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.0625 per share on Wednesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. View U.S. Silica's Dividend History.

How will U.S. Silica's stock buyback program work?

U.S. Silica declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were U.S. Silica's earnings last quarter?

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The mining company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.03. The mining company had revenue of $427.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $455.35 million. U.S. Silica had a return on equity of 13.14% and a net margin of 10.79%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 47.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.38 earnings per share. View U.S. Silica's Earnings History.

When is U.S. Silica's next earnings date?

U.S. Silica is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica.

What price target have analysts set for SLCA?

20 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for U.S. Silica's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect U.S. Silica's share price to reach $35.4444 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 70.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for U.S. Silica.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for U.S. Silica?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for U.S. Silica in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Silica.

Are investors shorting U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,141,655 shares, an increase of 43.6% from the August 15th total of 11,237,567 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,827,517 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.7 days. Approximately 22.1% of the company's shares are sold short. View U.S. Silica's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of U.S. Silica's key competitors?

Who are U.S. Silica's key executives?

U.S. Silica's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bryan A. Shinn, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Donald A. Merril, Exec. VP, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael L. Winkler, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Bradford B. Casper, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Michael K. Lawson, VP of Investor Relations and Corp. Communications (Age 62)

Has U.S. Silica been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SLCA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Silica earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the mining company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for U.S. Silica.

Who are U.S. Silica's major shareholders?

U.S. Silica's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.29%), Ariel Investments LLC (7.49%), LSV Asset Management (5.12%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.72%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.48%) and Morgan Stanley (3.37%). Company insiders that own U.S. Silica stock include Bradford B Casper, Bryan Adair Shinn, Charles W Shaver, David D Murry, Diane K Duren, Peter Clark Bernard and William Jennings Kacal. View Institutional Ownership Trends for U.S. Silica.

Which institutional investors are selling U.S. Silica stock?

SLCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Van ECK Associates Corp, Viking Fund Management LLC, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Ariel Investments LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. and Broadview Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Silica.

Which institutional investors are buying U.S. Silica stock?

SLCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Senvest Management LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, BlackRock Inc., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Heartland Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought U.S. Silica stock in the last two years include Bryan Adair Shinn, Charles W Shaver, Diane K Duren, Peter Clark Bernard and William Jennings Kacal. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Silica.

How do I buy shares of U.S. Silica?

Shares of SLCA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is U.S. Silica's stock price today?

One share of SLCA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.74.

How big of a company is U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $1.61 billion and generates $1.24 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $145.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.50 on an earnings per share basis. U.S. Silica employs 2,202 workers across the globe.

How can I contact U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica's mailing address is 24275 Katy Freeway Suite 600, Katy TX, 77494. The mining company can be reached via phone at 281-258-2170 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for U.S. Silica (NYSE SLCA)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  596 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  400 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  996
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This page was last updated on 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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