U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) Shares Slide -5.56%

U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA), hence the stock is down -6.11% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -5.5% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -2.96% and the stock has fallen -5.56% in the past 1 week.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.47%. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is up 35.17% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 84.97%.


U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $34, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $34.94 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $33.61 and closed the trading day at $34.47, in the green by 0.20%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,498,220. The stock had closed at $34.4 in the previous days trading.

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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