(NYSE:SLCA) by 3,007.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). CQS Cayman LP bought a new stake in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings during the second quarter worth about $532,000.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of SLCA. Jefferies Group LLC set a $65.00 price target on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Elkfork Partners LLC now owns 3,102 shares of the mining company's stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 308 shares during the last quarter.
BidaskClub upgraded shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Norges Bank purchased a new position in U.S. Silica Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $26,283,000. Sapience Investments LLC now owns 302,050 shares of the mining company's stock worth $10,720,000 after buying an additional 75,795 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in U.S. Silica Holdings during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,200,000. Van Berkom & Associates Inc. now owns 1,777,081 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $63,069,000 after buying an additional 935,430 shares during the period.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. The company's market cap is $2.15 Billion, and the average volume is 2.99 Million. However the price at the close of last session was -21.83% lower than its 50-day moving average and -43.45% under its 200-day moving average.
The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 18 analysts - of 1.8 for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 21. The mining company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. (SLCA) is expected to post revenue of $323.55 Million in the current quarter, according to consensus of 14 analysts. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Analysts expect that U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. will post $1.53 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a $0.063 dividend. This is a boost from U.S. Silica Holdings's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. U.S. Silica Holdings's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 192.31%.
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U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 31st.
Among 22 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. "Buys Huron Consulting Group Inc, US Silica ..." on July 20, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "What's in the Cards for US Silica (SLCA) in Q2 Earnings?" published on July 27, 2017, Zacks.com published: "US Silica's (SLCA) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Trail" on August 02, 2017. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and set a $70.00 price objective on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. Evercore ISI initiated coverage on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. A 16 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:SLCA) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price objective on U.S. Silica Holdings from $58.00 to $52.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, June 9th.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is an input into a range of end markets.