SLCA Stock Overview
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States.
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U.S. Silica Holdings Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$11.55|
|52 Week High||US$21.54|
|52 Week Low||US$7.23|
|1 Month Change||-36.40%|
|3 Month Change||-34.82%|
|1 Year Change||1.94%|
|3 Year Change||-14.38%|
|5 Year Change||-68.45%|
|Change since IPO||-27.81%|
Recent News & Updates
Is U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) A Risky Investment?
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U.S. Silica Holdings: The Seagulls Are Circling Again
SLCA rebounded sharply in the general oil sector rally that began late last year. Recent softness in the mid-tier service sector is taking the stock toward an attractive entry point. Investors should put SLCA on their sticky note parking lot at the present price for further weakness. We rate SLCA a hold but think another leg down could make it a buy.
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)
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|SLCA||US Energy Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SLCA underperformed the US Energy Services industry which returned 6.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLCA exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|SLCA Average Weekly Movement||9.6%|
|Energy Services Industry Average Movement||9.1%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: SLCA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLCA's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
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 the manufacturing of 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$844.86m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.28|
|Net Profit Margin||-1.82%|
How did SLCA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is SLCA undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SLCA?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SLCA's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does SLCA's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|SLCA PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
CLB Core Laboratories
WTTR Select Energy Services
SLCA U.S. Silica Holdings
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: SLCA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the peer average (1.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SLCA's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Energy Services Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: SLCA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (1x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SLCA's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.7x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: SLCA is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SLCA when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SLCA ($11.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($16.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SLCA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SLCA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is U.S. Silica Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SLCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: SLCA is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SLCA is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SLCA's revenue (10% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLCA's revenue (10% 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 (13.8%).
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How has U.S. Silica Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 24.7% 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 (-1.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLCA has a negative Return on Equity (-3.59%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is U.S. Silica Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($576.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($203.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($576.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLCA's net debt to equity ratio (157.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SLCA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 40.2% to 197.1% 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 44.5% per year.
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What is U.S. Silica Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
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.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: SLCA is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SLCA has not reported any payouts.
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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 ($USD5.97M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.02M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bryan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: SLCA's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SLCA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 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.
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
- Implied Market Cap: US$871.763m
- Shares outstanding: 75.48m
- 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||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 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.