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

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$11.29 -0.02 (-0.18 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 06:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.31
Today's Range$11.19 - $11.93
52-Week Range$11.02 - $38.70
Volume3.39 million shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$876.65 million
P/E Ratio7.53
Dividend Yield2.19%
Beta2.09
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.

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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
Current SymbolNYSE:SLCA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP90346E10
Phone281-258-2170

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98
Current Ratio2.75
Quick Ratio2.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio7.53
Forward P/E Ratio7.06
P/E Growth0.5

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$2.7403 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.12
Book Value$17.19 per share
Price / Book0.66

Profitability

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 Shares77,510,000
Market Cap$876.65 million
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 given a dividend of $0.0625 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 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 initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually 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 results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The mining company reported $0.44 earnings per share (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 net margin of 8.05% and a return on equity of 12.40%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 22.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.53 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 Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica.

What price target have analysts set for SLCA?

19 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for U.S. Silica's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate U.S. Silica's share price to reach $24.8889 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 120.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for U.S. Silica.

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

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for U.S. Silica in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Silica.

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

Headlines about SLCA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the mining company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,459,782 shares, an increase of 22.2% from the November 15th total of 15,918,309 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,103,209 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.3 days. Currently, 26.6% of the company's stock are short sold. 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)

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.46%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.02%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.02%), LSV Asset Management (5.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.05%) and Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (4.64%). 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 institutional investors are selling U.S. Silica stock?

SLCA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA and Virtu Financial 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 Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Senvest Management LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought U.S. Silica stock in the last two years include Bradford B Casper, Bryan Adair Shinn, Charles W Shaver, Diane K Duren, Donald A Merril, J Michael Stice, Michael L Winkler, 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 $11.29.

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

U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $876.65 million 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  639 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  416 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,055
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This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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