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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA)?

The company in question is, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) currently with a stock price of 47.64 (-2.14% today). The market cap for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is 3087.14, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Industrial Metals & Minerals industry. The target price for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is 46.45. Currently U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 83.64. Average volume for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is 1644.69 and so far today it is 767494.

Performance in the last year for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has been 173.81%. For EPS growth, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has seen a growth of -90.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 189.20%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.60% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -20.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -202.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 12.11%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 62.77%.

Since the IPO date for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. on the 02/01/2012, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 161.62%. With U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. trading at 47.64, the dividend yield is 0.51%, and the EPS is -0.63.

So could U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 5.81 and the P/B is at 5.7. The P/cash is 6.8, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 8.2, and the quick ratio is 7.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.9, and total debt/equity at 0.91.

In terms of margins, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 15.50%, an operating margin of -7.20% and a profit margin of -6.70%.Payout ratio for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.00% with return on investment coming to 4.40%.

Insider ownership for U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 99.40%. Outstanding shares are at 63.42. While shares float is 63.35. The float short is currently 17.42%, and short ratio is 6.71.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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