Technical Analysis for SLCA - U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 12.90 -3.23% -0.43
SLCA closed down 3.23 percent on Friday, April 12, 2024, on 76 percent of normal volume.
Earnings due: Apr 25
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish 0.00%
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Outside Day Range Expansion 0.00%
Gapped Up Strength 0.00%
Calm After Storm Range Contraction -3.23%
Inside Day Range Contraction -3.23%
180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup -4.37%
Outside Day Range Expansion -4.37%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -4.37%
Gapped Down Weakness -4.37%

   Recent Intraday Alerts

Alert Time
Fell Below 20 DMA 1 day ago
Down 3% 1 day ago
Down 1 ATR 1 day ago
Down 2 % 1 day ago
Outside Day 1 day ago

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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. Description

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, processing, and sale of commercial silica in the United States. It operates in two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. The company offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery, as well as in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. It also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, the company offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; calcined kaolin clay, a mineral primarily used as a functional extender in paints, plastics, specialty coatings, and rubber; and adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications. It serves oil and gas recovery markets, as well as various industries, including, container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, flat glass, building products, fillers and extenders, foundry products, chemicals, recreation products, and filtration products. As of February 26, 2013, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. controlled approximately 307 million tons of proven and probable recoverable mineral reserves. The company was formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. in July 2011. The company is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of GGC USS Holdings, LLC.


Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
Keywords: Mining Chemical Plastic Textiles Chemical Elements Rubber Paint Sealant Fiberglass Composite Materials Fracturing Silicone Filler Glass Reducing Agents Dietary Minerals Glass Products Chromatography Filtration Products Glass Production Industrial Mineral Magnesium Cleanser Mineral Products Frederick Metalloids Oil And Gas Recovery Recreation Products Silicon Dioxide Silicone Rubber

Is SLCA a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 14.6399
52 Week Low 10.09
Average Volume 855,520
200-Day Moving Average 12.10
50-Day Moving Average 11.77
20-Day Moving Average 12.87
10-Day Moving Average 13.14
Average True Range 0.42
RSI (14) 55.56
ADX 33.37
+DI 26.86
-DI 17.81
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 12.78
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 13.24
Upper Bollinger Bands 13.67
Lower Bollinger Band 12.07
Percent B (%b) 0.52
BandWidth 12.42
MACD Line 0.40
MACD Signal Line 0.43
MACD Histogram -0.0228
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 995.29 Million
Num Shares 77.2 Million
EPS 1.91
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 6.75
Price-to-Sales 0.50
Price-to-Book 0.97
PEG Ratio 0.21
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 14.03
Resistance 3 (R3) 14.13 13.85 13.84
Resistance 2 (R2) 13.85 13.57 13.80 13.77
Resistance 1 (R1) 13.38 13.39 13.24 13.28 13.71
Pivot Point 13.10 13.10 13.04 13.05 13.10
Support 1 (S1) 12.63 12.82 12.49 12.53 12.09
Support 2 (S2) 12.35 12.64 12.30 12.03
Support 3 (S3) 11.88 12.35 11.96
Support 4 (S4) 11.78