U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) : Traders are bullish on U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 2.65% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 3.18%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 3.73% in the last 1 week, and is up 0.57% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.32% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 10.85%.The 200 Day SMA reached 58.31% U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is up 26.93% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 126.95%.
U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) : Average target price received by U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) is $40.36 with an expected standard deviation of $10.44. The most aggressive target on the stock is $50, whereas the most downbeat target is $19. 11 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $41.95 and the intraday high of $42.79 after having opened at $42.15 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $42.15, a loss of -0.94%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,640,339 shares. The stock failed to cross $42.79 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $42.63.
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (U.S. Silica) is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into a variety of end markets. The Company operates in two segments: Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. In the Oil & Gas Proppants segment, the Company serves the oil and gas recovery market providing fracturing sand, or frac sand. The Industrial & Specialty Products segment consists of over 250 products and materials. The Company operates approximately 17 production facilities across the United States and controlled 363 million tons of reserves, including approximately 179 million tons of reserves that can be processed to meet the American Petroleum Institute (API) frac sand size specifications. The Company produces a range of frac sand sizes and delivers API grade frac sand to the United States shale basins.