U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.Find Ratings Reports
U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2020 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.84 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 12.75% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||227.28||339.06|
|Net Income ($mil)||4.57||-292.87|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||150.92||185.74|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2246.95||2553.23|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1333.45||1404.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.78||23.92|
|Return on Assets||-5.07||-12.88|
|Return on Equity||-18.54||-46.66|
|Debt||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Share Data||Q4 FY20||Q4 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||73.99||73.6|
|Div / share||0.0||0.06|
|Book value / share||8.32||9.58|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1035687.0||1413188.0|
SELL. The current P/E ratio is negative, which has no meaningful value in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, it simply displays that the company has negative earnings. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.47 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.38 and a discount versus the subsector average of 2.56. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the subsector average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, U S SILICA HOLDINGS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|SLCA NM||Peers 26.32||SLCA NM||Peers 11.10|
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.
Neutral. 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's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.
|SLCA NM||Peers 32.96||SLCA NA||Peers 0.48|
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.
|SLCA 1.47||Peers 2.56||SLCA 65.41||Peers -1175.28|
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.
|SLCA 1.07||Peers 1.52||SLCA -42.64||Peers -24.13|
Discount. 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 discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
SLCA significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.