U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. More Details
Reasonable growth potential and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has U.S. Silica Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SLCA is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 16% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SLCA's weekly volatility (16%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
US Energy Services
1 Year Return
US Energy Services
Return vs Industry: SLCA exceeded the US Energy Services industry which returned 20.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLCA exceeded the US Market which returned 31.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is U.S. Silica Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThe U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Share Price Has Gained 79% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Using Debt In A Risky Way?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StDon't Ignore The Fact That This Insider Just Sold Some Shares In U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)
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 ($13.89) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($30.42)
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 (1.7x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (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 become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
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's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SLCA's revenue (13.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLCA's revenue (13.1% 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 (2.7%).
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 49.7% 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 (22.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLCA has a negative Return on Equity (-18.37%), 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 ($486.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($194.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($486.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLCA's debt to equity ratio (197.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SLCA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 126.7% to 197.7% 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: SLCA has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SLCA has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
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 (58 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 ($USD6.22M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bryan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Director||9.17yrs||US$6.22m||0.57% |
|Executive VP & CFO||8.17yrs||US$2.08m||0.13% |
|Executive VP & COO||7.25yrs||US$2.58m||0.24% |
|Senior VP and President of Oil & Gas||1.33yrs||US$1.71m||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications||8.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||1.17yrs||no data||0.014% |
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||1.33yrs||no data||0.027% |
|Senior VP and President of Industrial & Specialty Products||4.67yrs||US$2.01m||0.12% |
|Senior VP & President of SandBox Logistics||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & President of Specialty Minerals||12.25yrs||no data||0.028% |
|Manager of Treasury & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SLCA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||9.17yrs||US$6.22m||0.57% |
|Chairman of the Board||no data||US$345.31k||0.15% |
|Independent Outside Director||3.58yrs||US$214.74k||0.022% |
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$234.87k||0.056% |
|Independent Outside Director||7.42yrs||US$239.86k||0.050% |
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$244.92k||0.13% |
Experienced Board: SLCA's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SLCA insiders have only sold shares 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 company bio, 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$974.023m
- Shares outstanding: 74.30m
- Website: https://www.ussilica.com
Number of Employees
- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
- 24275 Katy Freeway
- Suite 600
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SLCA||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 2012|
|USI||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 2012|
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 gra...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/03/04 23:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/04 00:00|
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