On June 22, 2022, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) opened at $11.70, lower -8.65% from the last session. During the day, the shares moved up to $11.86 and dropped to $11.33 before settling in for the closing price of $12.48. Price fluctuations for SLCA have ranged from $7.22 to $21.54 over the past 52 weeks.
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During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Energy Sector giant was 14.60%. Company’s average yearly earnings per share was noted 75.50% at the time writing. With a float of $73.59 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $75.24 million.
Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 1863 employees.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Breakdown of a Key Holders of the stock
A key investor’s attitude towards the stock of the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry is another important factor to consider. The insider ownership of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. is 4.00%, while institutional ownership is 81.80%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Feb 28, was worth 80,733. In this transaction President Specialty Minerals of this company sold 5,747 shares at a rate of $14.05, taking the stock ownership to the 63,238 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Feb 28, when Company’s President Oil and Gas sold 6,263 for $14.05, making the entire transaction worth $87,976. This insider now owns 73,829 shares in total.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Recent Fiscal highlights
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/30/2022, the company posted -$0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.13) by $0.11. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.15 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 75.50% per share during the next fiscal year.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) Trading Performance Indicators
Check out the current performance indicators for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA). In the past quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 2.20. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.78. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 6.66.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -0.29, a number that is poised to hit 0.12 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 1.00 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA)
Looking closely at U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA), its last 5-days average volume was 1.52 million, which is a jump from its year-to-date volume of 1.4 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 3.29%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.13.
During the past 100 days, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc.’s (SLCA) raw stochastic average was set at 19.71%, which indicates a significant increase from 1.01% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 84.75% in the past 14 days, which was higher than the 72.86% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $17.17, while its 200-day Moving Average is $12.71. However, in the short run, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $11.73. Second resistance stands at $12.06. The third major resistance level sits at $12.26. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $11.20, it is likely to go to the next support level at $11.00. Now, if the price goes above the second support level, the third support stands at $10.67.
U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA) Key Stats
There are currently 75,477K shares outstanding in the company with a market cap of 911.32 million. Presently, the company’s annual sales total 1,104 M according to its annual income of -33,760 K. Last quarter, the company’s sales amounted to 304,890 K and its income totaled -8,390 K.