NYSE:SLCA - U.S. Silica Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $13.91 +0.58 (+4.35 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$13.33Today's Range$13.3317 - $14.0552-Week Range$9.30 - $38.24Volume1.75 million shsAverage Volume2.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.08 billionP/E Ratio9.27Dividend Yield1.80%Beta2.21 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email U.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. Receive SLCA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SLCA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:SLCA Previous Symbol CUSIP90346E10 Webwww.ussilica.com Phone281-258-2170Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98 Current Ratio2.75 Quick Ratio2.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.27 Forward P/E Ratio8.80 P/E Growth10.92 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales0.87 Cash Flow$2.7436 per share Price / Cash Flow5.07 Book Value$17.19 per share Price / Book0.81Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.50 Net Income$145.20 million Net Margins8.05% Return on Equity12.40% Return on Assets6.09%Miscellaneous Employees2,202 Outstanding Shares77,510,000Market Cap$1.08 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Wednesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.0625 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View U.S. Silica's Dividend History. How will U.S. Silica's stock buyback program work? U.S. Silica announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock 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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The mining company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.15. The mining company had revenue of $423.17 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $461.37 million. U.S. Silica had a return on equity of 12.40% and a net margin of 8.05%. U.S. Silica's revenue was up 22.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.53 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 Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica. What price target have analysts set for SLCA? 20 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for U.S. Silica's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate U.S. Silica's share price to reach $26.9444 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 93.7% 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 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Silica. Has U.S. Silica been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about SLCA stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. U.S. Silica earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the mining company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of U.S. Silica's key competitors? Some companies that are related to U.S. Silica include Summit Materials (SUM), Compass Minerals International (CMP), Hecla Mining (HL), LYNAS CORP LTD/S (LYSDY), Ciner Resources (CINR), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), Intrepid Potash (IPI), United States Lime & Minerals (USLM), Smart Sand (SND), Emerge Energy Services (EMES), PIEDMONT LITHIU/S (PLLL), Pall (PLL), Canada Jetlines (JETMF), Zenyatta Ventures (ZENYF) and Applied Minerals (AMNL). 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) 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 shareholders include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.03%) and Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own U.S. Silica stock include Bradford B Casper, Bryan Adair Shinn, Charles W Shaver, David D Murry, Diane K Duren, Donald A Merril, J Michael Stice, 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 Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC. 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 $13.91. How big of a company is U.S. Silica? U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $1.08 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. What is U.S. Silica's official website? The official website for U.S. Silica is http://www.ussilica.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 646 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 420 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,066MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about U.S. Silica and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SLCA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SLCA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a balanced fund?