SLCA has a debt to total capital ratio of 48.91% which is in-line with the Metals & Mining industry's norm. With an Interest Coverage ratio of 11.68 and a Quick ratio of 2.82, both of which are in the industry's strongest quintile, the company should be able to easily repay debt.
...what do they want to buy now?
...looks like the only way to get housing back on track.
...right now it's just fear at the door. opec finally made a move and started the game. eog is the last company on my list of worries...
...waiting for an analyst with insight to put a $100+ price tag on SLCA.
Outlook and Guidance
The Company is now expecting full-year 2014 Adjusted EBITDA to be at the high end of its guidance range of $230 million to $240 million. The Company still anticipates full-year 2014 capital expenditures to be in the range of $95 million to $105 million and its effective tax rate to be approximately 27 percent.
...new top and bottom line factors to figure in this time.
Zack says...the Most Accurate Estimate for the current quarter is currently at 71 cents per share for SLCA, compared to a broader Zacks Consensus Estimate of 68 cents per share. This suggests that analysts have very recently bumped up their estimates for SLCA, giving the stock a Zacks Earnings ESP of 4.41% heading into earnings season.
U.S. Silica is constructing "one of the largest transloading facilities in the country" in the Permian Basin, he said, and expects to add another 15-20 locations in the next few years.