NYSE:SLCA - U.S. Silica Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$26.87 -1.22 (-4.34 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.09
Today's Range$26.79 - $28.22
52-Week Range$23.75 - $38.70
Volume1.84 million shs
Average Volume2.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.19 billion
P/E Ratio17.91
Dividend Yield0.89%
Beta2.29
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

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:SLCA
CUSIP90346E10
Phone301-682-0600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.43
Current Ratio3.16
Quick Ratio2.80

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.91
Forward P/E Ratio8.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales1.69
Cash Flow$2.6240 per share
Price / Cash10.24
Book Value$17.19 per share
Price / Book1.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50
Net Income$145.20 million
Net Margins12.74%
Return on Equity11.86%
Return on Assets7.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,202
Outstanding Shares77,940,000

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0625 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. 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 initiated a share buyback program on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 24th. The mining company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.09. The mining company earned $369.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $367.97 million. U.S. Silica had a net margin of 12.74% and a return on equity of 11.86%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 50.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. 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 Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica.

What price target have analysts set for SLCA?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for U.S. Silica's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate U.S. Silica's stock price to reach $39.8125 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Silica.

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?

News headlines about SLCA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Silica earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the mining company an impact score of 46.56 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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

U.S. Silica's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.33%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.49%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (2.25%), Van ECK Associates Corp (2.17%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.16%). Company insiders that own U.S. Silica stock include Bradford B Casper, Bryan Adair Shinn, Charles W Shaver, David D Murry, Diane K Duren, Don D Weinheimer, Michael L Winkler, Peter Clark Bernard and William Jennings Kacal. View Institutional Ownership Trends for U.S. Silica.

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

SLCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Hodges Capital Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P and Federated Investors Inc. PA. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Silica.

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

SLCA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Senvest Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS Group AG, FIL Ltd and Kempen Capital Management N.V.. 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 $26.87.

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

U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $2.19 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 8490 PROGRESS DRIVE SUITE 300, FREDERICK MD, 21701. The mining company can be reached via phone at 301-682-0600 or via email at [email protected]


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

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  559 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  356 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  915
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This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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