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SLCA -- USA Stock  

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U S Silica is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 3rd of November 2020. U S Average Equity is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Average Equity was at 715.6 Million. The current year Enterprise Value is expected to grow to about 4.1 B, whereas Net Income Per Employee is forecasted to decline to (155.1 K). As many passive investors are finally getting excited about energy space, U S Silica could be a good starting point. We will analyze if it could be a much better year for U S shareholders.
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U S Silica currently holds 1.42 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 2.21, implying U S Silica greatly relies on financing operations through barrowing. The entity has a current ratio of 1.7, which is within standard range for the sector. About 95.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors. U S Silica has price-to-book ratio of 0.4. Typically companies with comparable Price to Book (P/B) are able to outperform the market in the long run. The entity has Price/Earnings To Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.01. The firm recorded a loss per share of 5.21. U S last dividend was issued on the 12th of March 2020.
U S financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of U S, including all of U S's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of U S assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall U S debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it. Please read more on our technical analysis page.

Understanding U S Total Debt

U S Silica liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. U S Silica has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on U S balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different U S vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of U S main long-term debt accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
You can use U S Silica financial leverage analysis tool to get a better grip on understanding its financial position

How important is U S's Liquidity

U S financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance U S Silica ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. U S financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between U S's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for U S, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Acquisition by Russell Stacy of 50000 shares of U S subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by U S insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
U S insider trading alert for grant of common stock by Russell Stacy, SVP General Counsel, on 13th of August 2020. This event was filed by Us Silica Holdings Inc with SEC on 2020-08-13. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Another Deeper Perspective

The firm reported the previous year's revenue of 1.37 B. Net Loss for the year was (382.1 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 337.08 M.

Liabilities Breakdown

361.9 M
Current Liabilities
547.5 M
Long-Term Liabilities
Total Liabilities1.99 Billion
Current Liabilities361.88 Million
Long-Term Liabilities547.54 Million
Tax Liabilities63.43 Million

Our perspective of the current U S build-up

U S current treynor ratio builds up over 0.51. As of the 31st of July, U S has the Downside Deviation of 6.99, market risk adjusted performance of 0.5174, and Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.3063. In connection with fundamental indicators, the technical analysis model makes it possible for you to check potential technical drivers of U S Silica, as well as the relationship between them. In other words, you can use this information to find out if the entity will indeed mirror its model of past prices and volume data, or the prices will eventually revert. We are able to interpolate and collect nineteen technical drivers for U S Silica, which can be compared to its competition. Please validate U S Silica value at risk, as well as the relationship between the semi variance and kurtosis to decide if U S is priced some-what accurately, providing market reflects its prevalent price of 3.6 per share. Given that U S Silica has jensen alpha of 1.08, we advise you to double-check U S Silica's current market performance to make sure the company can sustain itself at some future date.

Whereas some other entities under the oil & gas equipment & services industry are still a bit expensive, U S may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. With a relatively neutral outlook on the current economy, it is better to hold off any trading of U S as the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to U S.

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