U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2013


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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. ( SLCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SLCA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SLCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.59, the dividend yield is 1.45%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SLCA was $34.59, representing a -6.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $37.14 and a 129.83% increase over the 52 week low of $15.05.

SLCA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). SLCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports SLCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.57%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SLCA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SLCA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLCA as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XME with an increase of 12.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLCA at 4.27%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: SLCA , TCK , VMC , XME

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