$0.36 EPS Expected for U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA), Medallion Financial (TAXI)’s Sentiment Is 0.95

July 17, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Analysts expect U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) to report $0.36 EPS on July, 31 after the close.They anticipate $0.53 EPS change or 311.76% from last quarter’s $-0.17 EPS. SLCA’s profit would be $29.96M giving it 23.87 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, U.S. Silica Holdings Inc’s analysts see 300.00% EPS growth. About 340,945 shares traded. U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) has risen 57.03% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.33% the S&P500.

Medallion Financial Corp. is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The company has market cap of $53.66 million. The Firm is a specialty finance company, which is engaged in originating, acquiring and servicing loans that finance taxicab medallions and various types of commercial businesses. It has a 3.03 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in lending and investing activities segment.

Among 22 analysts covering U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. U.S. Silica had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, March 31. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Howard Weil on Friday, December 2. Jefferies downgraded U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) on Friday, September 11 to “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, July 30 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $27 target in Thursday, October 29 report. The rating was upgraded by Johnson Rice on Monday, November 7 to “Buy”. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, April 24. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, April 28 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Morgan Stanley.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a domestic producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is an input into a range of end markets. The company has market cap of $2.86 billion. The Firm operates in two divisions: Oil & Gas Proppants, and Industrial & Specialty Products. It currently has negative earnings. In the Oil & Gas Proppants segment, it serves the gas and oil recovery market providing fracturing sand, or frac sand, which is pumped down oil and natural gas wells to prop open rock fissures and manage the flow rate of natural gas and oil from the wells.

It is down 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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