Why You should Invest In U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) for the period of 9-Day stands at 69.55% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 71.94%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indictor of a certain security, currently U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) opened the session at $27.92 and after going up 2.72% closed at $28.67. The stock gained 0.75 points in the last trade.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $27.91 and $29.29 during the previous active session. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) traded with the volume of 1.94 Million with average volume of 2.84 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 2.29 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.18 and 54.94 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) is at 0.4% and the shares outstanding are 83.91 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) stands at 0.87% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 223.98 while Forward P/E shows the value of 9.11.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.81 and 1.79 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 0 and 38.93 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) stands at 4.9 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 5.4.

Return on Assets ROA of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) is at 0.7% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) stand at 1.2% and -0.9% respectively.

The payout ratio of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) stands at 188.6%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 2.14% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 12.7%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -23.01% while six month performance of the shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) remained bearish with the count of -34.89%.

The yearly and YTD performance of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) remained down at -31.56% and -49.42% respectively.