U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Drops 9.33% on December 28

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U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday December 28 as the stock slid 9.33% to $18.36, a loss of $-1.8899 per share. Starting at an opening price of $19.75 a share, the stock traded between $18.30 and $19.90 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.4 million shares over 9,182 trades, against an average daily volume of 2.04 million shares and a total float of 53.38 million.

The losses send U S Silica Holdings Inc. down to a market cap of $980.14 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 $19.16 and 200-day SMA is $24.93.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 18.6.

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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