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

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 3.77 8.33% 0.29
SLCA closed up 8.33 percent on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, on 83 percent of normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
Historical SLCA trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
MACD Bullish Signal Line Cross Bullish 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 8.33%
20 DMA Support Bullish 8.33%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 8.33%
50 DMA Support Bullish 6.50%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 6.50%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 6.50%
NR7 Range Contraction 6.50%

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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.
Chemistry Mining Oil Physical Sciences Chemicals Materials Plastics Chemical Elements Paint Rubber Composite Materials Fracturing Fiberglass Glass Dietary Minerals Glass Products Glass Production Reducing Agents Filtration Products Industrial Mineral Metalloids Silicon Dioxide

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 13.41
52 Week Low 0.79
Average Volume 1,866,698
200-Day Moving Average 3.93
50-Day Moving Average 3.52
20-Day Moving Average 3.45
10-Day Moving Average 3.55
Average True Range 0.30
ADX 14.41
+DI 27.83
-DI 17.31
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 3.01
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 3.84
Upper Bollinger Band 3.89
Lower Bollinger Band 3.02
Percent B (%b) 0.86
BandWidth 25.31
MACD Line 0.06
MACD Signal Line 0.05
MACD Histogram 0.0084
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 305.57 Million
Num Shares 81.1 Million
EPS 0.17
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 22.18
Price-to-Sales 2.68
Price-to-Book 1.76
PEG Ratio 0.21
Dividend 0.25
Dividend Yield 6.63%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 4.25
Resistance 3 (R3) 4.22 4.03 4.17
Resistance 2 (R2) 4.03 3.91 4.05 4.14
Resistance 1 (R1) 3.90 3.83 3.97 3.93 4.12
Pivot Point 3.71 3.71 3.74 3.73 3.71
Support 1 (S1) 3.58 3.59 3.65 3.61 3.42
Support 2 (S2) 3.39 3.51 3.41 3.40
Support 3 (S3) 3.26 3.39 3.37
Support 4 (S4) 3.29