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

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$16.99 +0.47 (+2.85 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.52
Today's Range$16.26 - $17.19
52-Week Range$9.30 - $34.34
Volume103,543 shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio10.75
Dividend Yield1.55%
Beta2.39
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, 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; fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies; and engineered performance materials made from diatomaceous earth (DE), clay, and perlite. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; magnesium silicate, a adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications; and DE and clay aggregates used as an absorbent for automotive, industrial, and sports turf 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 Katy, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryDiversified Metals & Mining
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP90346E10
Phone281-258-2170

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.58 billion
Cash Flow$4.5795 per share
Book Value$13.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-200,820,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,812
Market Cap$1.24 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated)
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 Friday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be given a dividend of $0.063 per share on Thursday, April 4th. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th. This is a positive change from U.S. Silica's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. 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 approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 19th. The mining company reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.04. The mining company had revenue of $357.38 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $372 million. U.S. Silica had a negative net margin of 12.73% and a positive return on equity of 12.55%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 15.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.52 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 Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica.

What price target have analysts set for SLCA?

20 brokers have issued twelve-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 stock price to reach $25.1579 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.9% 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 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 somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. U.S. Silica earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the mining company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting U.S. Silica?

U.S. Silica saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,464,499 shares, a drop of 17.8% from the January 31st total of 18,805,112 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,394,142 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.1 days. Currently, 21.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View U.S. Silica's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of U.S. Silica own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other U.S. Silica investors own include Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Celgene (CELG), Schlumberger (SLB), Twitter (TWTR), Transocean (RIG) and Emerge Energy Services (EMES).

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 57)
  • Mr. Donald A. Merril, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael L. Winkler, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Bradford B. Casper, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Michael K. Lawson, VP of Investor Relations and Corp. Communications (Age 63)

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. (14.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.31%), LSV Asset Management (5.11%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (2.14%), Harris Associates L P (2.08%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.80%). 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 Harris Associates L P, Northern Trust Corp, KBC Group NV, Bank of America Corp DE, Stifel Financial Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and PNC Financial Services Group Inc.. 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 Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Norges Bank, Van ECK Associates Corp, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $17.13.

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

U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and generates $1.58 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $-200,820,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.58 on an earnings per share basis. U.S. Silica employs 2,812 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:  670 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  429 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,099
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This page was last updated on 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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