U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) shares traded -2.61% down during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $13.83. The stock exchanged hands 2.25 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 2.8 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $1.11 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $19.18 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 19 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) high price target of $38 and with a conservative view have low price target of $13.
Credit Suisse “Maintained” U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) in a research note issued to investors on 10/24/18 to Outperform with price target of $18.
Additionally on 10/24/18 Barclays “Maintained” U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) to Overweight setting price target at $20 and on 10/24/18 Citigroup “Maintained” the stock to Neutral at $15. Furthermore on 10/17/18 Jefferies “Downgrades” the stock to Hold at $20.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 39.46 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.9, Consequently U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.73%, 6.51% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 2.11.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.4. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.17 and can go high up to $0.13. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.05 derived from a total of 16 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $-0.15. The company posted an earnings surprise of -25.4%.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $380.69 Million according to 15 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $452 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $327.3 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $1.61 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.55 Billion and high estimates of $1.7 Billion according to 19 number of analysts.
Currently U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.5%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 0%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 5.71%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 3.36%.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $1.58 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 0.7. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $17.66 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.78, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $4.32, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 3.2. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 12.16.