How Many US Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Postado Agosto 14, 2017

(NYSE:SLCA) price is pointing towards neither exit nor entry barriers, according to a technical analysis tool called the Relative Strength Index (RSI). The institutional investor held 271,061 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $9.38M, up from 243,926 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue's holdings in U.S. Silica Holdings were worth $511,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on SLCA shares. Winch Advisory Services LLC boosted its position in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings by 109.0% in the second quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 11,980 shares of the mining company's stock worth $575,000 after buying an additional 43 shares during 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 raised its stake in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings by 11.0% in the first quarter. Finally, Creative Planning boosted its stake in U.S. Silica Holdings by 4.9% in the first quarter. Covenant Asset Management LLC now owns 20,240 shares of the mining company's stock worth $718,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter.

12/12/2016 - U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at D.A. Davidson. (SLCA) opened at 25.91 on Thursday. The stock touched 52-week High of $61.49 on 02/23/17 and 52-week Low of $24.99 on 08/09/17. The stock's 50-day moving average is $30.78 and its 200 day moving average is $41.93.

U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 31st. The mining company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01.

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. U.S. Silica Holdings had a return on equity of 1.92% and a net margin of 1.60%.

Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO) have shown a high EPS growth of -21.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -286.10% yoy. Equities research analysts forecast that U.S. Silica Holdings will post $1.53 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed 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 of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th.

Stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. This represents a $0.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.97%.

BidaskClub upgraded shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. "(NYSE:SLCA) Position Increased by State of Alaska Department of Revenue" was originally published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark legislation. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/12/harbour-capital-advisors-llc-buys-277702-shares-of-u-s-silica-holdings-inc-slca-updated.html. (NYSE:SLCA) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-four brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $70.00 price objective on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold".

U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) traded down 0.08% during trading on Friday, hitting $25.44. U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since August 9, 2016 and is uptrending. (The) upped their price objective on U.S. Silica Holdings from $63.00 to $64.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, eighteen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. U.S. Silica Holdings now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $52.01. Somerset Trust Co boosted its position in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings by 0.7% in the second quarter. The Company operates in two segments: Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products.