US Silica Holdings Inc

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SLCA : NYSE : Basic Materials
$42.79 -0.09 | -0.21%
Today's Range: 42.71 - 43.84
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,652,600
09/26/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, however the growth has outpaced the average competitor within the industry. U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 7.08 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 33.99% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)116.99147.51
EBITDA ($mil)-0.323.44
EBIT ($mil)-15.519.74
Net Income ($mil)-11.999.95


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)454.21322.23
Total Assets ($mil)1249.151174.67
Total Debt ($mil)490.04493.37
Equity ($mil)541.35404.0


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin12.2120.55
EBITDA Margin-0.2515.88
Operating Margin-13.256.6
Sales Turnover0.430.72
Return on Assets-2.848.45
Return on Equity-6.5624.57
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio8.154.58
Debt/Capital0.480.55
Interest Expense6.717.17
Interest Coverage-2.311.36


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)63.5853.38
Div / share0.060.13
EPS-0.190.18
Book value / share8.517.57
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1660412.02107502.0

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 5.29 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.82 and a significant 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 27.49   SLCA 99.64 Peers 11.99

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 82.66 Peers 120.26   SLCA NA Peers 0.24

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 5.29 Peers 2.65   SLCA -135.16 Peers -338.13

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 5.39 Peers 2.61   SLCA -36.96 Peers -35.95

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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