Us Silica Holdin (SLCA) Holding Has Raised by Viking Fund Management Llc; Facebook (FB) Stake Held by Brouwer & Janachowski Llc

January 15, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Viking Fund Management Llc increased its stake in Us Silica Holdin (SLCA) by 4.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Viking Fund Management Llc bought 27,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 29.01% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 685,000 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $21.28 million, up from 658,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Viking Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Us Silica Holdin for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.09B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $38. About 1.31M shares traded. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.33% the S&P500.

Brouwer & Janachowski Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 58.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brouwer & Janachowski Llc bought 9,952 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 27,047 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.62M, up from 17,095 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brouwer & Janachowski Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $521.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.47% or $8.4 during the last trading session, reaching $179.37. About 77.55M shares traded or 356.22% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Viking Fund Management Llc, which manages about $1.05B and $627.37M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) by 14,450 shares to 34,650 shares, valued at $4.07M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Occidental Pete (NYSE:OXY) by 6,250 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 45,950 shares, and cut its stake in Lyondellbasell (NYSE:LYB).

Among 25 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. U.S. Silica had 84 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) earned “Neutral” rating by SunTrust on Monday, August 24. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $33 target in Thursday, April 28 report. Howard Weil maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $30 target in Thursday, July 30 report. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the shares of SLCA in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by Ladenburg Thalmann with “Neutral”. Guggenheim upgraded U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) on Wednesday, October 28 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of SLCA in report on Thursday, February 25 with “Outperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 24 by Barclays Capital.

Among 53 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 49 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Facebook had 218 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 2. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy” on Thursday, April 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 26 by FBN Securities. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, November 3. Morgan Stanley maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, November 5 with “Overweight” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 28 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, November 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 3 by Mizuho.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 39 selling transactions for $957.86 million activity. Cox Christopher K also sold $2.73 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, September 21. FISCHER DAVID B. sold $806,019 worth of stock. Shares for $6.53M were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd. Koum Jan sold $502.59 million worth of stock or 2.95M shares. 247,452 shares were sold by Zuckerberg Mark, worth $42.50M. Wehner David M. sold $2.59 million worth of stock.

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