U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Jumps 8.74% on December 23

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U S Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday December 23 as the stock popped 8.74% to $20.45, representing a gain of $1.6446 per share. Some 1.43 million shares traded hands on 9,558 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 2.05 million shares out of a total float of 53.38 million. The stock opened at $19.08 and traded with an intraday range of $20.46 to $19.08.

After today's gains, U S Silica Holdings Inc. reached a market cap of $1.09 billion. U S Silica Holdings Inc. has had a trading range between $40.17 and $13.48 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $19.05 and a 200-day SMA of $25.04.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 17.3.

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.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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