SLCA Stock Overview
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States.
U.S. Silica Holdings Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$9.80|
|52 Week High||US$15.38|
|52 Week Low||US$5.72|
|1 Month Change||-14.11%|
|3 Month Change||16.11%|
|1 Year Change||63.88%|
|3 Year Change||-18.47%|
|5 Year Change||-80.48%|
|Change since IPO||-38.75%|
Recent News & Updates
We Think U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt
Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...
U.S. Silica: The Sand Party Hits Stall, We Are Neutral At Current Prices
U.S. Silica is focused on balance sheet repair, and with $1.2 bn on the balance sheet, that's a good thing. A slowdown in DUC completions may put a cap on growth. Other catalysts are lacking in the short term. Longer term high margin industrial apps could change the story. Wait for a better entry point if this company interests you and you are patient.
|SLCA||US Energy Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SLCA exceeded the US Energy Services industry which returned 20.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLCA exceeded the US Market which returned 21.7% over the past year.
|SLCA Average Weekly Movement||10.7%|
|Energy Services Industry Average Movement||7.7%|
|Market Average Movement||6.3%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: SLCA is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLCA's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
About the Company
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. It operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. The company offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products.
U.S. Silica Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|SLCA fundamental statistics|
Is SLCA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SLCA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$718.55m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.14|
|Net Profit Margin||-0.97%|
How did SLCA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is U.S. Silica Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SLCA ($9.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SLCA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SLCA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: SLCA is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SLCA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SLCA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (1.1x).
How is U.S. Silica Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SLCA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: SLCA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: SLCA is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SLCA's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLCA's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SLCA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.3%).
How has U.S. Silica Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SLCA is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SLCA is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SLCA is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 33% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SLCA's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SLCA is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (-3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLCA has a negative Return on Equity (-1.73%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is U.S. Silica Holdings's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($573.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($200.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($573.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLCA's net debt to equity ratio (153.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SLCA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 62.1% to 193% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SLCA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SLCA is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 22.7% per year.
What is U.S. Silica Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLCA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLCA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLCA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLCA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SLCA is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SLCA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bryan Shinn (59 yo)
Mr. Bryan A. Shinn has been the Chief Executive Officer at U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. since January 10, 2012 and served as its President since March 2, 2011 until January 2020. Mr. Shinn serves as the Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bryan's total compensation ($USD5.30M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.32M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bryan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SLCA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SLCA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: SLCA
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2008
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$730.798m
- Shares outstanding: 74.57m
- Website: https://www.ussilica.com
Number of Employees
- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
- 24275 Katy Freeway
- Suite 600
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/12/09 00:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/12/08 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.