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reasonable PE, nice yield, good management & momentum
Recent winner riding a good long term trend.
it seems like such a basic, boring commodity, yet, with the domestic O&G energy boom in full-swing; good quality sand is in demand & should continue for a good while as the alternatives - while good performing - are currently significantly more expensive than good 'ole silica!-)
Growing demand for their product
Great oilfield stock
Really solid fundamentals and growth.
Perfect change to pick up shares on this pullback
makes silica used in fracking; large barriers to entry
positive gains on high volume; it must be doing something right
I'm stepping a little outside of my circle of competence here, and am also a little late to the party. The articles below explain why I think (even at this price) US Silica Holdings will continue to outperform for awhile longer. In summary, they sell dirt, and it's in high demand!http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fracking-makes-for-sunny-times-in-sand-2012-03-06http://news.investors.com/business/022613-645798-us-silica-fourth-quarter-earnings-beat.htm?ven=djcp
US drilling is booming due to fracturing the tight reservoir. This company produces the sand used in fracing.
2013 predictions report
every fracking site requires tons and tons of sand. these guys provide it. a business with a high barrier to entry for a product essential to a rapidly growing field? sign me up.
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