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SLCA

U.S. Silica HoldingsNYSE:SLCA Stock Report

Market Cap

US$730.8m

7D

4.8%

1Y

63.9%

Updated

09 Dec, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
SLCA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation2/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

SLCA Stock Overview

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States.

U.S. Silica Holdings Competitors

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Mammoth Energy Services

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US$100.8m

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for U.S. Silica Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$9.80
52 Week HighUS$15.38
52 Week LowUS$5.72
Beta3.25
1 Month Change-14.11%
3 Month Change16.11%
1 Year Change63.88%
3 Year Change-18.47%
5 Year Change-80.48%
Change since IPO-38.75%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 04
We Think U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

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...

Sep 07

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.

Shareholder Returns

SLCAUS Energy ServicesUS Market
7D4.8%9.8%4.0%
1Y63.9%20.4%21.7%

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.

Price Volatility

Is SLCA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SLCA volatility
SLCA Average Weekly Movement10.7%
Energy Services Industry Average Movement7.7%
Market Average Movement6.3%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.1%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
20081,613Bryan Shinnhttps://www.ussilica.com

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

How do U.S. Silica Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SLCA fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$730.80m
Earnings (TTM)-US$10.18m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.05b

0.7x

P/S Ratio

-71.8x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SLCA income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.05b
Cost of RevenueUS$718.55m
Gross ProfitUS$327.74m
ExpensesUS$337.92m
Earnings-US$10.18m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.14
Gross Margin31.32%
Net Profit Margin-0.97%
Debt/Equity Ratio193.0%

How did SLCA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is U.S. Silica Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

38.6%

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).


Future Growth

How is U.S. Silica Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

48.1%

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%).


Past Performance

How has U.S. Silica Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-33.0%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


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.


Dividend

What is U.S. Silica Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.004%

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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bryan Shinn (59 yo)

9.92yrs

Tenure

US$5,300,393

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SLCA's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SLCA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
  • 24275 Katy Freeway
  • Suite 600
  • Katy
  • Texas
  • 77494
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/12/09 00:12
End of Day Share Price2021/12/08 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.