Institutional Holdings and Trade Data for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA)

In the past 52-week period, shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) have moved within the range of $24.26 to $61.49. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $32.57, which is 47.03% lower than its 52-week high.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -2.11%, and a 50-day SMA of 4.23%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $2.64 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When considering entering a position, it is crucial to understand the average enthusiasm level expressed by Wall Street analysts for that particular stock. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded organizations typically post revenue and earnings results that fall either above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) delivered a 4.72% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.35 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.33 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) delivered a 9.80% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.53 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.48 per share.

Ownership at U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can find critical insight by examining institutional ownership, which are reported in public companies’ most recent 13F filings. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 101.26% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $2.71 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA), there were 55 new positions totaling 4,145,880 shares of the company’s stock. There were 58 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 5,970,737 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

A stock’s average trade volume, as recorder over the short, medium and long terms, is helpful to analyze in order to gain a better understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,300,840 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,246,540 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,520,727 shares with 67% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.