US Silica Holdings Inc

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SLCA : NYSE : Basic Materials
$25.26 -0.84 | -3.22%
Today's Range: 25.02 - 26.1
Avg. Daily Volume: 3016700.0
08/21/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 4.82 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 140.55% 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 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)290.47116.99
EBITDA ($mil)67.040.1
EBIT ($mil)43.42-15.11
Net Income ($mil)29.46-11.77


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)598.54454.21
Total Assets ($mil)2174.171249.15
Total Debt ($mil)513.23490.04
Equity ($mil)1302.21541.35


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin32.0412.21
EBITDA Margin23.080.08
Operating Margin14.95-12.91
Sales Turnover0.390.43
Return on Assets0.63-2.85
Return on Equity1.05-6.59
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio5.358.15
Debt/Capital0.280.48
Interest Expense8.116.71
Interest Coverage5.36-2.25


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)81.263.58
Div / share0.060.06
EPS0.36-0.19
Book value / share16.048.51
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3002301.03007032.0

Valuation


HOLD. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 354.18 for the Energy Equipment & Services industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.23. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.61 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.47. The current price-to-sales ratio is 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 proves to trade at a discount 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 198.46 Peers 354.18   SLCA 25.26 Peers 25.73

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

SLCA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Average. 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 valuation on par 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 9.05 Peers 51.93   SLCA NM Peers 0.33

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

SLCA is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

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.

SLCA's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SLCA 1.61 Peers 2.47   SLCA 120.31 Peers 31.36

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

SLCA is trading at a significant discount 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 2.45 Peers 2.45   SLCA 61.08 Peers -7.75

Average. 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 valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SLCA has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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