NYSE:SLCA - U.S. Silica Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.02 +0.28 (+2.39 %) (As of 12/13/2018 01:06 AM ET)Previous Close$11.74Today's Range$11.93 - $12.4052-Week Range$11.65 - $38.70Volume2.49 million shsAverage Volume2.42 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.01 billionP/E Ratio8.01Dividend Yield2.07%Beta2.09 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 Phone281-258-2170 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.98 Current Ratio2.75 Quick Ratio2.15 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.01 Forward P/E Ratio7.51 P/E Growth0.58 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales0.75 Cash Flow$2.5252 per share Price / Cash Flow4.76 Book Value$17.19 per share Price / Book0.70 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 Shares77,510,000Market Cap$1.01 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 declared 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 2.08%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The mining company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.15. The mining company earned $423.17 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $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? 19 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for U.S. Silica's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect U.S. Silica's stock price to reach $24.8889 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 107.1% 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? News articles about SLCA stock have trended very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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 news impact score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the mining company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting U.S. Silica? U.S. Silica saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume of 2,103,209 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.3 days. Approximately 26.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View U.S. Silica's Current Options Chain. Who are some of U.S. Silica's key competitors? Some companies that are related to U.S. Silica include Compass Minerals International (CMP), Summit Materials (SUM), Hecla Mining (HL), LYNAS CORP LTD/S (LYSDY), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), Ciner Resources (CINR), United States Lime & Minerals (USLM), Intrepid Potash (IPI), Smart Sand (SND), Emerge Energy Services (EMES), PIEDMONT LITHIU/S (PLLL), Canada Jetlines (JETMF), Zenyatta Ventures (ZENYF), Cambrian Minerals Group (SMPR) 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.46%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.02%), LSV Asset Management (5.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.05%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (4.64%) and Senvest Management LLC (4.28%). 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 Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Virtu Financial LLC and Barnett & Company Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Silica. Which major investors are buying U.S. Silica stock? SLCA stock was purchased 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 $12.02. How big of a company is U.S. Silica? U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $1.01 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: 637 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 416 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,053MarketBeat'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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Investors Open a Backdoor Roth IRA?