Evercore ISI Remains a Buy on US Silica Holdings (SLCA)

In a report issued on July 30, Samantha Hoh from Evercore ISI maintained a Buy rating on US Silica Holdings (SLCAResearch Report), with a price target of $16.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $10.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Hoh is currently ranked with 0 stars on a 0-5 stars ranking scale, with an average return of -22.3% and a 75.0% success rate. Hoh covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Helix Energy, and Exterran.

US Silica Holdings has an analyst consensus of Moderate Sell, with a price target consensus of $10.83.

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The company has a one-year high of $15.38 and a one-year low of $2.42. Currently, US Silica Holdings has an average volume of 1.19M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 35 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of SLCA in relation to earlier this year.

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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of commercial silica products. It operates through Oil and Gas Proppants; and Industrial and Specialty Products segments. The Oil and Gas Proppants segment focuses in delivering fracturing sand, which is pumped down oil and natural gas wells to prop open rock fissures and increase the flow rate of natural gas and oil from the wells. The Industrial and Specialty products segment consists of products and materials used in a variety of industries including, container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, flat glass, building products, fillers and extenders, foundry products, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products. The company was founded on November 14, 2008 and is headquartered in Katy, TX.