Murry David D., Director, subtracted 6,957 shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) from its portfolio at the rate of $12.81 per share valuing $89,119 on May 10. The insider left behind 19,909 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) was $13.00. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $13.19, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $13.39. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $12.68 and a 2nd Support Level at $12.37. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) stock has gained $0.57, or 1.64%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $2.74, or 26.71%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$3.93, or -23.21%. This year-to-date, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) shares have gained $2.82, or 27.70%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”
With 73,553 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $956,189K. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) generates $1,577 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$200,820 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -50.00%, a 3-Year Total Return of -62.72%, and a 5-year Total Return of -76.58%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -34.21%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.063 per share on 06/13/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.92%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.25.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) reported earnings of -$0.08 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.13 per share, representing a 0.05 difference and -38.32% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of -$0.04 represented a 0.03 difference from the consensus estimate calling for -$0.07 per share, which was a -43.74% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$0.04 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.14 and the low estimate was -$0.13. In the year-ago quarter, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) generated per-share earnings of $0.64. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -106.25% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 11 purchases (76,957 shares in total) and 1 sale (6,957 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 43 insider buys amounting to 692,549 shares and 25 insider sales amounting to 118,489 shares. In the past full year, 51 insider purchases were made (involving 731,211 shares) and 26 insider sell-offs equivalent to 123,832 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) has a Current Ratio of 2.30, a Quick Ratio of 1.68 and a Cash Ratio of 0.77. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 120.57, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 54.66, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 42.07. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 119.30 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 54.08.