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

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$13.25 +0.27 (+2.08 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 08:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.98
Today's Range$12.8955 - $13.4350
52-Week Range$9.30 - $38.24
Volume1.70 million shs
Average Volume2.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio8.83
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta2.21
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

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

Debt

Current Ratio2.75
Quick Ratio2.15

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales0.83
Cash Flow$2.8013 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.73
Book Value$17.19 per share
Price / Book0.77

Profitability

Net Income$145.20 million
Net Margins8.05%
Return on Assets6.09%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,202
Market 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%. 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 approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often 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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The mining company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.15. The mining company earned $423.17 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $461.37 million. U.S. Silica had a net margin of 8.05% and a return on equity of 12.40%. The business's revenue was up 22.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $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?

20 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets 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 $26.9444 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 103.4% 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, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. U.S. Silica earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the mining company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 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 $13.25.

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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  645 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  420 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,065
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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