U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States.
Fair value with worrying balance sheet.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Energy Services
1 Year Return
US Energy Services
Return vs Industry: SLCA underperformed the US Energy Services industry which returned -71.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SLCA underperformed the US Market which returned -13.3% over the past year.
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 StTrade Alert: The CEO & Director Of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA), Bryan Shinn, Has Just Spent US$103k Buying Shares
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThese Analysts Just Made An Incredible Downgrade To Their U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) EPS Forecasts
1 month ago | Simply Wall StDo These 3 Checks Before Buying U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) For Its Upcoming Dividend
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 ($1.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($11.93)
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 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 good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Energy Services industry average (0.3x).
How is U.S. Silica Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 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 is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SLCA's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-5.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SLCA is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
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 -50% 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 (-34.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SLCA has a negative Return on Equity (-46.02%), 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 ($509.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($335.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SLCA's short term assets ($509.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SLCA's debt to equity ratio (172%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SLCA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 122.5% to 172% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SLCA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.7%).
Interest Coverage: SLCA is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is U.S. Silica Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SLCA's dividend (5.33%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.01%).
High Dividend: SLCA's dividend (5.33%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.66%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SLCA has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: SLCA has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SLCA is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SLCA is forecast to pay a dividend in 3 years whilst incurring a loss, therefore the dividend is not forecast to be well covered.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bryan Shinn (57yo)
Mr. Bryan A. Shinn has been the Chief Executive Officer at U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. since January 10, 2012 and served as its President since March 2, 2011 until January 2020. Mr. Shinn serves as the Chie ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bryan's total compensation ($USD6.22M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD622.20K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bryan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO & Director||8.25yrs||US$6.22m||0.45% $499.3k|
|Executive VP & CFO||7.25yrs||US$2.08m||0.084% $93.4k|
|Executive VP & COO||6.33yrs||US$2.58m||0.20% $218.6k|
|Senior VP & President of Oil and Gas||0.42yr||US$1.71m||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications||7.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||0.25yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP and President of Industrial & Specialty Products||3.75yrs||US$2.01m||0.065% $71.5k|
|Senior VP & President of SandBox Logistics||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SLCA's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||8.25yrs||US$6.22m||0.45% $499.3k|
|Chairman||no data||US$530.32k||0.15% $168.8k|
|Independent Director||0.75yr||US$261.55k||0.015% $16.5k|
|Outside Director||2.67yrs||US$334.75k||0.025% $27.4k|
|Independent Director||7.92yrs||US$369.87k||0.057% $62.9k|
|Outside Director||6.5yrs||US$374.87k||0.050% $55.5k|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$384.93k||0.13% $140.2k|
Experienced Board: SLCA's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SLCA 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 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$110.634m
- Shares outstanding: 73.76m
- 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|
|USI||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Feb 2012|
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 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. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies; and engineered performance materials made from diatomaceous earth (DE), clay, and perlite. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; magnesium silicate, a adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications; and DE and clay aggregates used as an absorbent for automotive, industrial, and sports turf applications. Further, the company provides transportation, equipment rental, and contract labor services. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. serves oilfield services companies, and exploration and production companies that are engaged in hydraulic fracturing; and industrial and specialty products end markets. The company was formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Katy, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 04:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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