U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. ( SLCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 13, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.063 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SLCA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that SLCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $20.27, the dividend yield is 1.24%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLCA was $20.27, representing a -47.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.70 and a 6.57% increase over the 52 week low of $19.02.
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 $1.99. Zacks Investment Research reports SLCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 78%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLCA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLCA as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Series Trust SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF ( XES )
- iShares U.S. Oil Equipment & Services ETF ( IEZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XES with an decrease of -6.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLCA at 2.14%.
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