NYSE:SLCA - U.S. Silica Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.24 -0.08 (-0.52 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$15.24Today's Range$15.15 - $15.8252-Week Range$9.30 - $34.34Volume1.27 million shsAverage Volume1.54 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.11 billionP/E Ratio9.65Dividend Yield1.63%Beta2.38 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 CIK1524741 Webwww.ussilica.com Phone281-258-2170Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25 Current Ratio2.30 Quick Ratio2.15Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.65 Forward P/E Ratio217.71 P/E Growth14.86 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.58 billion Price / Sales0.71 Cash Flow$4.3173 per share Price / Cash Flow3.53 Book Value$14.39 per share Price / Book1.06Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.58 Net Income$145.20 million Net Margins-12.73% Return on Equity12.55% Return on Assets5.48%Miscellaneous Employees2,202 Outstanding Shares73,150,000Market Cap$1.11 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.063 per share on Thursday, April 4th. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th. This is a boost 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 authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, November 7th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 19th. The mining company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates 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 positive return on equity of 12.55% and a negative net margin of 12.73%. U.S. Silica's quarterly revenue was down 15.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.52 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 Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Silica. What price target have analysts set for SLCA? 20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for U.S. Silica's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate U.S. Silica's stock price to reach $25.0526 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 64.4% 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 negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 daily sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the mining company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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), Intrepid Potash (IPI), Ciner Resources (CINR), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), United States Lime & Minerals (USLM), Smart Sand (SND), Emerge Energy Services (EMES), Pall (PLL), PIEDMONT LITHIU/S (PLLL), Canada Jetlines (JETMF), ZEN Graphene Solutions (ZENYF) and Cambrian Minerals Group (SMPR). 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.96%), 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, Van ECK Associates Corp, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Prudential Financial Inc.. 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 $15.24. How big of a company is U.S. Silica? U.S. Silica has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $1.58 billion in revenue each year. The mining company earns $145.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.58 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: 658 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 423 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,081MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?