U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. ( SLCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 13, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.063 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SLCA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that SLCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.74, the dividend yield is 2.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLCA was $11.74, representing a -69.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.70 and a 0.77% increase over the 52 week low of $11.65.
SLCA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) and Teck Resources Ltd ( TECK ). SLCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.57. Zacks Investment Research reports SLCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 6.8%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.
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The following ETF(s) have SLCA as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is HDGE with an increase of 9.33% over the last 100 days. PSCE has the highest percent weighting of SLCA at 4.16%.
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