Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of U.S. Silica Holdings from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th.
BidaskClub upgraded shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Citigroup Inc. lowered their target price on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings from $58.00 to $52.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 9th. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $52.01.
Analysts on average have given a price target of $43.69 to U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) shares were trading higher by 0.55 percent ($0.06) at $10.99 a piece in Tuesday's session.
Moving average is significant analytical tool used to discover current price trends and the possibility for a change in an established trend. The Return on Equity ratio of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.29 vs.an industry average at 2.34. SunTrust downgraded U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) on Monday, August 24 to "Neutral" rating.
The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.47, according to consensus of 17 analysts.
14 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 347.73 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 386.35 million and 326.41 million respectively.
06/14/2017 - Janney Montgomery Scott began new coverage on U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.22. During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted ($0.17) earnings per share.
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The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. The mining company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 6 rated the stock as Buy, 2 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. U.S. Silica Holdings's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 192.31%.
A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. U.S. Silica Holdings's revenue for the quarter was up 148.3% on a year-over-year basis. Viking Fund Management LLC now owns 615,000 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $29,514,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Cowen and Company lowered their price target on U.S. Silica Holdings from $60.00 to $40.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Elkfork Partners LLC now owns 3,102 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 308 shares during the last quarter. U.S. Silica Holdings has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $52.01. Tyers Asset Management LLC now owns 2,256 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 224 shares during the period. Tyers Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in U.S. Silica Holdings by 11.0% in the first quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 1,908,200 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $98,324,000 after buying an additional 164,739 shares in the last quarter. Elkfork Partners LLC boosted its stake in U.S. Silica Holdings by 11.0% in the first quarter. Van Berkom & Associates Inc. now owns 1,777,081 shares of the mining company's stock worth $63,069,000 after buying an additional 935,430 shares during the last quarter. Somerset Trust Co boosted its position in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings by 0.7% in the second quarter.