Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in U.S. Silica Holdings

U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) had an volatile session and gained 1.05 points till last call. The price was at $33.39, gaining 3.25% till the last intraday data. The total uptick value was $9.8 million while the total downtick value was $16.27 million. The shares saw a net money flow of $(-6.47) million and the up/down ratio stood at 0.6. The stock has seen a change of of -0.68% for the week. The share had a block transaction during the course of trading in which the net money flow was $(-6.46) million. Almost $0.6 million were received in upticks and approximately $7.05 million were lost in downticks, thereby giving the up/down ratio of 0.08.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. has dropped 0.71% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 28.49% in the last 4 weeks. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is up 53.13% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 78.8%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.2% of U.S. Silica Holdings shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 98.5% of U.S. Silica Holdings shares. . On the companys insider trading activities,The director of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., Avramovich Daniel W sold 10,000 shares at $19.49 on November 18, 2015. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $194,900. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) rose 3.03% or 0.98 points on Friday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $32.42 the stock was seen hitting $33.935 as a peak level and $32.35 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $33.32. The daily volume was measured at 2,521,735 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $34.69 and the 52-week low is $13.48. The company has a market cap of $2,116 million.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (U.S. Silica) is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into a variety of end markets. The Company operates in two segments: Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. In the Oil & Gas Proppants segment, the Company serves the oil and gas recovery market providing fracturing sand, or frac sand. The Industrial & Specialty Products segment consists of over 250 products and materials. The Company operates approximately 17 production facilities across the United States and controlled 363 million tons of reserves, including approximately 179 million tons of reserves that can be processed to meet the American Petroleum Institute (API) frac sand size specifications. The Company produces a range of frac sand sizes and delivers API grade frac sand to the United States shale basins.

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