U.S. Silica

U.S. Silica is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over our 115-year history, U.S. Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 250 products to customers across our end markets. U.S. Silica is known for building a legacy of service and making a difference in the communities where we live and work. It’s part of our DNA and a core value for our Company. Although we are rooted in tradition, we never stop looking to the future. Our sustainability programs are central to our ability to constantly improve, innovate and remain competitive.

The best part of our Company is our people! Every day our people showcase the best of U.S. Silica by delivering outstanding results while living by our Company core values. Our culture sets a strong foundation for our future, setting us apart from others in our industry. In fact, that is why Forbes magazine named U.S. Silica the Best Small Company in America – that’s right number one!

Frederick, US
Size (employees)
1,404 (est)
U.S. Silica was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Frederick, US

U.S. Silica Office Locations

U.S. Silica has an office in Frederick
Frederick, US (HQ)
300 8490 Progress Drive

U.S. Silica Data and Metrics

U.S. Silica Financial Metrics

Numbers are in $, USD

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

3 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

711.2 m


2.8 b
U.S. Silica's current market capitalization is $3 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


78.3 m267.3 m277.1 m711.2 m

Accounts Receivable

75.2 m120.9 m58.7 m89 m


11.1 m9.3 m9.9 m12.3 m

Current Assets

321.5 m562.3 m439.1 m892.9 m


68.4 m68.6 m68.6 m241 m

Total Assets

863.5 m1.2 b1.1 b2.1 b

Accounts Payable

37.4 m85.8 m49.6 m70.8 m

Dividends Payable

6.7 m6.8 m3.5 m5.2 m

Total Debt

371.5 m502.3 m491.7 m513.2 m

Current Liabilities

64.1 m146.3 m83.9 m110 m

Common Stock

534 k539 k539 k811 k

Preferred Stock

Additional Paid-in Capital

174.8 m191.1 m194.7 m1.1 b

Retained Earnings

138 m(542 k)(15.8 m)163.2 m

Total Equity

309.3 m1.1 b1.3 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.2 x0.4 x0.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x1 x1.6 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

75.3 m121.5 m11.9 m(41.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1 m12.7 m58.5 m68.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(17 m)(47 m)62.5 m(13 m)


(24 m)34 k1.7 m(10 m)

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

46.5 m171.4 m61.5 m381 k

Capital Expenditures

(60.5 m)(92.6 m)(53.6 m)(46.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(135.1 m)(201.7 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(258 m)(3.8 m)(5.1 m)(5.2 m)

Dividends Paid

(13.3 m)(26.9 m)(26.8 m)(15.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

105.9 m208.5 m(47.5 m)635.4 m

Interest Paid

14.7 m15.9 m21.7 m22 m

Income Taxes Paid

(18.2 m)2.1 m(5.8 m)11.6 m

Free Cash Flow

106.9 m264 m115.1 m46.8 m
Y, 2016


7.4 k x


60.3 x


0.4 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x

U.S. Silica Market Value History

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