TOday’s Movers: US Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Stock Rating Reconfirmed by B. Riley FBR; $26 Target Price Indicates 33.81 % Potential

September 7, 2018 - By Mark Babin

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US Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) Rating Reaffirmed

The firm has just set a target price of $26 on US Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) shares. This is 33.81 % from the stock close price. In a research report shared with investors on Thursday morning, B. Riley FBR maintained their Buy rating on shares of SLCA.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering US Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. US Silica Holdings has $4700 highest and $29 lowest target. $38.67’s average target is 99.02% above currents $19.43 stock price. US Silica Holdings had 17 analyst reports since March 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $35 target in Friday, July 27 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by Wells Fargo. Piper Jaffray maintained U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on Thursday, April 5 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, March 26, the company rating was maintained by Seaport Global. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by B. Riley & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by RF Lafferty on Monday, August 27. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 11 by Morgan Stanley. Cowen & Co maintained U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) rating on Friday, April 13. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $3900 target. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of SLCA in report on Friday, June 29 to “Market Perform” rating.

The stock decreased 3.04% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $19.43. About 2.67M shares traded or 21.80% up from the average. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has declined 16.97% since September 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.54% the S&P500.

Analysts await U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) to report earnings on November, 5. They expect $0.72 EPS, up 35.85 % or $0.19 from last year’s $0.53 per share. SLCA’s profit will be $55.77M for 6.75 P/E if the $0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50 % EPS growth.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.51 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It has a 9.65 P/E ratio. It offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and resin coated proppants, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products.

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