Insider Trading Review: U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. $SLCA

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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 20, 2017 Shinn Bryan Adair, President & CEO bought 4,000 shares having total worth of $125,200 at the price of $31.3 per share, following the transaction a total of 92,407 shares owned by Shinn Bryan Adair.

The stock has experienced a total of 2 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities and 1 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 4 times by insiders. In 3 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 1 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 1 1 19.73%
12 Month 1 3 -6.29%

Shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) traded down 6.43% on Dec 19, 2017, hitting $31.74. 3,376,821 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has a 52 week low of $24.89 and a 52 week high of $59.98. The company’s market cap is $2,700 million.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) last announced its earnings results on Nov 6, 2017. The company reported 0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.48 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $345 million for the quarter During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted -0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 150% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-11-06 2017-07-31 2017-04-24 2017-02-22 2016-11-03 2016-08-02 2016-04-26 2016-02-23 2015-10-27 2015-07-28
earnings per share 0.53 0.38 0.09 -0.07 -0.13 -0.17 -0.19 -0.26 -0.03 0.08
Revenue(M) 345.02 290.47 244.8 182.37 137.75 116.99 122.51 136.11 155.41 147.51

US Silica Holdings Inc was incorporated as a Delaware corporation in 2008. It is domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into a variety of attractive end markets. It has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 200 products to customers across these end markets. In its largest end market, oil and gas proppants, its frac-sand is used to stimulate and maintain the flow of hydrocarbons in horizontally drilled oil and natural gas wells. Its commercial silica is also used as an economically irreplaceable raw material in a wide range of industrial applications, including glassmaking and chemical manufacturing. In recent years a number of attractive new end markets have developed for its high-margin, performance silica products, including solar panels, specialty coatings, wind turbines, polymer additives and geothermal energy systems. It operates around 13 facilities across the United States and controls approximately 283 million tons of reserves, including approximately 138 million tons of reserves that can be processed to meet American Petroleum Institute (“API”) frac-sand size specifications. Its operations are organized into two segments based on end markets served: Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.