U.S. Silica (SLCA +7.3%) initiated at Outperform with a $19 price target by Howard Weil, which...

|About: U.S. Silica (SLCA)|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. Silica (SLCA +7.3%) initiated at Outperform with a $19 price target by Howard Weil, which believes SLCA enjoys favorable demand trends in business segments and has put into place an expansionary path to more fully address its more robust end markets. SLCA is the best investment in capturing the trend of increased volume and intensity of sand usage in the oil and gas industry.