US Silica Holdings Inc

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SLCA : NYSE : Basic Materials
$34.11 -0.64 | -1.84%
Today's Range: 33.72 - 35.60
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,995,900
07/27/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly; although net income growth outperformed the average competitor in its industry, revenue growth did not. U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.47 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 39.42% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)122.51203.96
EBITDA ($mil)0.2647.34
EBIT ($mil)-14.334.1
Net Income ($mil)-10.6614.82


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)470.24327.81
Total Assets ($mil)1268.31193.35
Total Debt ($mil)490.87494.19
Equity ($mil)554.99398.05


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin12.8632.02
EBITDA Margin0.223.21
Operating Margin-11.6716.72
Sales Turnover0.440.75
Return on Assets-1.079.88
Return on Equity-2.4529.64
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio8.574.39
Debt/Capital0.470.55
Interest Expense6.736.88
Interest Coverage-2.124.96


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)63.4853.38
Div / share0.060.13
EPS-0.20.27
Book value / share8.747.46
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2072214.02076006.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.13 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a premium versus the industry average of 2.65. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SLCA NM Peers 36.58   SLCA 50.03 Peers 11.48

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

SLCA's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

SLCA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SLCA 361.20 Peers 78.27   SLCA NA Peers 0.17

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

SLCA's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SLCA 4.13 Peers 2.65   SLCA -112.44 Peers -202.07

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SLCA is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SLCA is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SLCA 4.08 Peers 2.57   SLCA -37.65 Peers -33.46

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SLCA is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

SLCA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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