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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) went up by 4.14% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $29.93 and move down -197.51%, while SLCA stocks collected -0.40% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) Worth an Investment?

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) The 36 Months beta value for SLCA stocks is at 2.47, while 8 of the analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 1 as overweight, 7 rated it as hold and 2 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $16.44 which is $7.72 above current price. SLCA currently has a short float of 18.60% and public float of 68.85M with average trading volume of 1.52M shares.

SLCA Market Performance

SLCA stocks went down by -0.40% for the week, with the monthly drop of -23.50% and a quarterly performance of -35.31%, while its annual performance rate touched -66.11%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -10.01% for SLCA stocks with the simple moving average of -33.42% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SLCA stocks, with Cowen repeating the rating for SLCA shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for SLCA socks in the upcoming period according to Cowen is $20 based on the research report published on May 2, 2019.

Cowen, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see SLCA stock at the price of $23, previously predicting the value of $17. The rating they have provided for SLCA stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on February 20, 2019.

Barclays gave “ Equal Weight” rating to SLCA stocks, setting the target price at $15 in the report published on January 15, 2019.

SLCA Stocks -28.40% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought SLCA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -66.39% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 5.66%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 6.55%, while the shares sank at the distance of -24.47% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -38.47% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, SLCA went down by -0.40%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -55.57% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $11.02. In addition, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. saw -1.18% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

SLCA Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA), starting from Murry David D., who sold 6,957 shares at the price of $12.81 back on May 10. After this action, Rushing now owns 19,909 shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., valued at $89,119 with the latest closing price.

SHAVER CHARLES W, the Director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., bought 10,000 shares at the value of $13.06 during a trade that took place back on May 09, which means that SHAVER CHARLES W is holding 60,708 shares at the value of $130,600 based on the most recent closing price.

SLCA Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +8.41 for the present operating margin and +16.82 for gross margin. The net margin for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. stands at -12.73. Total capital return value is set at 6.29, while invested capital returns managed to touch -9.57. Equity return holds the value -21.00%, with -8.00% for asset returns.

Based on U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA), the company’s capital structure generated 120.57 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 54.66. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 42.07 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 119.30 and long-term debt to capital is 54.08.

EBITDA value lies at +46.96 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.48. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.14 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.68. The receivables turnover for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is 7.37 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.58. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.30.