U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Drops 5.73% on February 09

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U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday February 09 as the stock slid 5.73% to $16.13, a loss of $-0.98 per share. Starting at an opening price of $16.59 a share, the stock traded between $15.71 and $16.68 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.82 million shares over 14,680 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.96 million shares and a total float of 53.38 million.

The losses send U S Silica Holdings Inc. down to a market cap of $861.09 million. In the last year, U S Silica Holdings Inc. has traded between $40.17 and $13.48, and its 50-day SMA is currently $18.64 and 200-day SMA is $22.50.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 15.6.

US Silica Holdings Inc together with its subsidiaries is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into an end markets. Its products include Oil & Gas Proppants, Fine Ground Silica, FLORISIL & Aplite.

U S Silica Holdings Inc. is based out of Frederick, MD and has some 1,092 employees. Its CEO is Bryan Adair Shinn.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of U S Silica Holdings Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for SLCA. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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