U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) went down by -10.33% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $9.57. The company’s stock price has collected -13.50% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/07/20 that U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Announces Resignation of Brad Casper
Is It Worth Investing in U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE :SLCA) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for SLCA is at 2.85. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 9 who provided ratings for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $3.34, which is $0.54 above the current price. SLCA currently public float of 68.51M and currently shorts hold a 12.06% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of SLCA was 1.11M shares.
SLCA’s Market Performance
SLCA stocks went down by -13.50% for the week, with a monthly drop of -39.55% and a quarterly performance of -19.70%, while its annual performance rate touched -68.05%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 8.15% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.52% for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -24.13% for SLCA stocks with a simple moving average of -25.85% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of SLCA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SLCA stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for SLCA by listing it as a “In-line.” The predicted price for SLCA in the upcoming period, according to Evercore ISI is $3 based on the research report published on July 06th of the current year 2020.
SLCA Trading at -29.37% from the 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, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -71.89% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.52%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 8.15%, as shares sank -37.30% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -25.07% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, SLCA fell by -13.50%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -47.77% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.47. In addition, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. saw -56.26% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SLCA starting from Shinn Bryan Adair, who purchase 10,000 shares at the price of $2.34 back on May 20. After this action, Shinn Bryan Adair now owns 706,448 shares of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., valued at $23,400 using the latest closing price.
Lind Bonnie Cruickshank, the Director of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., purchase 5,000 shares at $1.60 during a trade that took place back on Mar 27, which means that Lind Bonnie Cruickshank is holding 19,751 shares at $8,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for SLCA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +1.36 for the present operating margin
- +10.97 for the gross margin
The net margin for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. stands at -22.32. The total capital return value is set at 0.90, while invested capital returns managed to touch -15.21. Equity return is now at value -57.50, with -16.30 for asset returns.
Based on U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA), the company’s capital structure generated 199.09 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 66.56. Total debt to assets is 52.07, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 188.87. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 63.15.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 11.79M with total debt to EBITDA at 6.18. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.14, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.84. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.41 and the total asset turnover is 0.52. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.52.