Investors may find better financial performance in U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA)

A share price of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc [SLCA] is currently trading at $15.44, saw in change for the day. It is a good measure of the stock’s recent performance to check whether the stock’s short-term value is rising or falling. The SLCA shares have gain 0.06% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -0.06%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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From an analyst’s perspective:

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc [NYSE: SLCA] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on April 03, 2023, when Barclays upgraded its rating to a Equal Weight but kept the price target unchanged to $17 for it. Previously, Morgan Stanley upgraded its rating to Equal-Weight on July 13, 2022, and kept the price target unchanged to $15. On June 14, 2022, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Outperform but maintained its price target of $20 on the stock. Evercore ISI downgraded its rating to a In-line but stick to its price target of $20 on May 02, 2022. Barclays downgraded its rating to a Underweight and reduced its price target to $10 on May 28, 2021. Evercore ISI upgraded its rating to Outperform for this stock on January 04, 2021. In a note dated December 15, 2020, Citigroup upgraded an Neutral rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $2.50 to $7.

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc experienced fluctuations in its stock price throughout the past year between $10.09 and $16.03. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $19 within the next 12 months. U.S. Silica Holdings Inc [NYSE: SLCA] shares were valued at $15.44 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 23.06% based on the average SLCA price forecast.

Analyzing the SLCA fundamentals

Trailing Twelve Months sales for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc [NYSE:SLCA] were 1.44B which represents -26.30% decline. Gross Profit Margin for this corporation currently stands at 0.29% with Operating Profit Margin at 0.16%, Pretax Profit Margin comes in at 0.11%, and Net Profit Margin reading is 0.08%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 0.06, Equity is 0.14 and Total Capital is 0.12. An extended analysis of the company’s primary financial structure reveals a debt-to-equity ratio of0.96.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 15.43 points at the first support level, and at 15.42 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 15.45, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 15.47.

Ratios To Look Out For

To put it in perspective, the Current Ratio for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc [NYSE:SLCA] is 3.62. Further, the Quick Ratio stands at 2.74, while the Cash Ratio is 1.47. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 0.84, the price to book ratio is 1.40 and price to earnings (TTM) ratio is 10.47.

Transactions by insiders

Recent insider trading involved Carusona Zach, EVP & President, ISP, that happened on Apr 26 ’24 when 42605.0 shares were sold. EVP & President, Oil and Gas, USSERY JAMES DEREK completed a deal on Apr 03 ’24 to sell 46433.0 shares. Meanwhile, EVP General Counsel Russell Stacy sold 20000.0 shares on Mar 11 ’24.

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