Ratios in Focus: Analyzing U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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In the latest session, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE: SLCA) closed at $15.52 down -0.06% from its previous closing price of $15.53. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.06 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.69 million shares were traded. SLCA stock price reached its highest trading level at $15.58 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $15.52.


For a deeper understanding of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 5.17 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 6.03. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.74 and its Current Ratio is at 3.62. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.02 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.98.

On July 13, 2022, Morgan Stanley Upgraded its rating to Equal-Weight which previously was Underweight but kept the price unchanged to $15.

Evercore ISI Upgraded its In-line to Outperform on June 14, 2022, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $20.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 26 ’24 when Carusona Zach sold 42,605 shares for $15.55 per share. The transaction valued at 662,508 led to the insider holds 160,929 shares of the business.

USSERY JAMES DEREK sold 46,433 shares of SLCA for $650,062 on Apr 03 ’24. The EVP & President, Oil and Gas now owns 174,772 shares after completing the transaction at $14.00 per share. On Mar 11 ’24, another insider, Russell Stacy, who serves as the EVP General Counsel of the company, sold 20,000 shares for $12.00 each. As a result, the insider received 240,000 and left with 186,752 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, SLCA now has a Market Capitalization of 1212652160 and an Enterprise Value of 1865422336. As of this moment, U.S.’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 10.52, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 11.82. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.37. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.84 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.40. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.299 whereas that against EBITDA is 5.072.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for SLCA is 2.04, which has changed by 0.24259412 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2644323 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, SLCA has reached a high of $16.03, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $10.09. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 15.96%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 26.42%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, SLCA has traded an average of 1.26M shares per day and 1005060 over the past ten days. A total of 77.19M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 75.36M. Insiders hold about 3.55% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 94.09% stake in the company. Shares short for SLCA as of 1714435200 were 3143836 with a Short Ratio of 2.49, compared to 1711584000 on 5882259. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3143836 and a Short% of Float of 5.19.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.12.

Earnings Estimates

At present, 2.0 analysts are actively evaluating the performance of U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA) in the stock market.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.28 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.32 and a low estimate of $0.24, while EPS last year was $0.6. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.31, with high estimates of $0.32 and low estimates of $0.3.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.07 and $1.01 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.04. EPS for the following year is $1.31, with 2.0 analysts recommending between $1.5 and $1.13.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 2 analysts believe the company’s revenue will be $340.27M this quarter.It ranges from a high estimate of $342.15M to a low estimate of $338.4M. As of the current estimate, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc’s year-ago sales were $406.78MFor the next quarter, 2 analysts are estimating revenue of $346.59M. There is a high estimate of $355.3M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $337.89M.

A total of 2 analysts have provided revenue estimates for SLCA’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.35B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.33B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.34B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.55BBased on 2 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.38B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.42B and the low estimate is $1.34B.

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