Analyst Ratings for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for SLCA last month.

16 analysts declared SLCA a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SLCA. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 65, which equates to a potential upside of 124.06 percent. The minimum price target given was 24.5, implying potential capital losses of -15.55 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.39 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.7 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.18 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 13.94 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SLCA hit 61.49 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 26.35. Today's price is 10.09 percent above the 52-week low, and 52.82 percent below the high. SLCA has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SLCA value stock report compares SLCA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SLCA is $2.34 billion. SLCA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.