Are Analysts Bullish U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) After Last Week?

January 14, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

 Are Analysts Bullish U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) After Last Week?

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) Ratings Coverage

Among 25 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. U.S. Silica had 84 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital initiated U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on Wednesday, December 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) rating on Wednesday, April 12. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $70 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SLCA in report on Friday, June 30 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital initiated U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on Wednesday, August 10 with “Overweight” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 11. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, April 19. Below is a list of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) latest ratings and price target changes.

11/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $45.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $42.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $59 Initiates Coverage On
07/12/2017 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $40 Initiates Coverage On
06/12/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Initiate
20/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
13/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $39 New Target: $41 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $47.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $38. About 1.31 million shares traded. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.33% the S&P500.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.09 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It has a 46.4 P/E ratio. It offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and resin coated proppants, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products.

More recent U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Us Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA) President & CEO Bryan Adair Shinn Bought $125200 …” on December 21, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “US Silica Announces Promotion of Billy Ray Smith to Senior Vice President and …” on January 03, 2018. Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “US Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) Time to Invest” with publication date: January 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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