NYSE:SLCA

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U.S. Silica Holdings

Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

Moderate growth potential with worrying balance sheet.


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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.0%

NYSE:SLCA

2.2%

US Energy Services

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-44.2%

NYSE:SLCA

-40.7%

US Energy Services

1.9%

US Market

SLCA underperformed the Energy Services industry which returned -38.9% over the past year.

SLCA underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SLCAIndustryMarket
7 Day4.0%2.2%0.8%
30 Day-11.6%12.7%3.4%
90 Day-7.0%-3.5%2.1%
1 Year-43.0%-44.2%-39.0%-40.7%4.2%1.9%
3 Year-73.8%-74.7%-41.5%-48.9%46.7%37.2%
5 Year-81.1%-82.3%-64.4%-69.8%62.3%44.5%

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?


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Valuation

Is U.S. Silica Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

17%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

U.S. Silica Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

U.S. Silica Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

U.S. Silica Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Energy Services industry average.

U.S. Silica Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for U.S. Silica Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

U.S. Silica Holdings is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Energy Services industry average.


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Future Growth

How is U.S. Silica Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?

73.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

U.S. Silica Holdings's revenue is expected to grow by 4.2% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

U.S. Silica Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

U.S. Silica Holdings's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

U.S. Silica Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

U.S. Silica Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

U.S. Silica Holdings is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

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

-36.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

U.S. Silica Holdings does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare U.S. Silica Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare U.S. Silica Holdings's 1-year growth to the US Energy Services industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if U.S. Silica Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

It is difficult to establish if U.S. Silica Holdings has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Energy Services industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if U.S. Silica Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is U.S. Silica Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

U.S. Silica Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

U.S. Silica Holdings's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

U.S. Silica Holdings's level of debt (121%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (105.3% vs 121% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.6%, less than 20% of total debt).

U.S. Silica Holdings is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.5x debt.


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Dividend

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

2.16%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

U.S. Silica Holdings's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.43%).

U.S. Silica Holdings's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.67%).

Whilst dividend payments have been stable, U.S. Silica Holdings has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

U.S. Silica Holdings has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then dividends per share have fallen.


Current Payout to Shareholders

The company is paying a dividend however it is incurring a loss.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are not well covered by earnings (0.9x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of U.S. Silica Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bryan Shinn (57yo)

7.7yrs

Tenure

US$4,158,772

Compensation

Mr. Bryan A. Shinn has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. since January 10, 2012 and March 2, 2011 respectively. Mr. Shinn serves as the Chief Executive Officer an ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Bryan's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Bryan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

6.2yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the U.S. Silica Holdings management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

6.6yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The tenure for the U.S. Silica Holdings board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by U.S. Silica Holdings individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$10,95008 Aug 19
Bonnie Cruickshank-Lind
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$10.95
BuyUS$130,60013 May 19
Charles Shaver
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$13.06
SellUS$89,11913 May 19
David Murry
EntityIndividual
Role
Head of Human Resources
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
Shares6,957
Max PriceUS$12.81
BuyUS$56,45014 Dec 18
William Kacal
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$11.29
BuyUS$27,96029 Oct 18
Michael Winkler
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Executive VP & COO
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$13.98
BuyUS$28,44003 Oct 18
Bradford Casper
EntityIndividual
Role
Senior Key Executive
Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer
Shares1,500
Max PriceUS$18.96
BuyUS$188,80003 Oct 18
William Kacal
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares10,000
Max PriceUS$18.88
BuyUS$9,43003 Oct 18
Donald Merril
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Executive VP & CFO
Shares500
Max PriceUS$18.86
BuyUS$100,10503 Oct 18
J. Stice
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Outside Director
Shares5,414
Max PriceUS$18.49
BuyUS$40,59001 Oct 18
Bryan Shinn
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares2,200
Max PriceUS$18.45

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Don Merril (55yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.62m
  • W. Macan

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
  • Mike Lawson (63yo)

    Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
  • Bryan Shinn (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.16m
  • Brad Casper (44yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.78m
  • Mike Winkler (54yo)

    Executive VP & COO

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.89m
  • John Blanchard (45yo)

    Senior VP and President of Industrial & Specialty Products

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.01m
  • Dave Murry (57yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 7.9yrs

Board Members

  • Charlie Shaver (60yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$354.38k
  • Bonnie Cruickshank-Lind (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Diane Duren (59yo)

    Outside Director

    • Tenure: 2.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$214.28k
  • Peter Bernard (57yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.67k
  • Mike Stice (60yo)

    Outside Director

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$244.17k
  • Bryan Shinn (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.16m
  • Bill Kacal (70yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$247.43k

Company Information

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, 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$841.019m
  • Shares outstanding: 73.58m
  • Website: https://www.ussilica.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
  • 24275 Katy Freeway
  • Suite 100
  • Katy
  • Texas
  • 77494
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SLCANYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDFeb 2012
USIDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURFeb 2012

Biography

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole gra ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/18 01:00
End of Day Share Price2019/09/17 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.