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

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.


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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