U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. ( SLCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.063 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SLCA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that SLCA has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLCA was $14.26, representing a -58.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.34 and a 53.33% increase over the 52 week low of $9.30.
SLCA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) and Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ). SLCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports SLCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -103.54%, compared to an industry average of 12.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLCA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLCA as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P SmallCap Energy ETF ( PSCE )
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an decrease of -31.69% over the last 100 days. PSCE has the highest percent weighting of SLCA at 3.68%.
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