Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA)

Marco Green
August 12, 2017

The value of the total investment in Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. went from $443,000 to $185,000 decreasing 58.2% since the last quarter. (NYSE:FMSA) by 90.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In this case, shares are down -78.73% from $13.12, the 52-week high touched on January 26, 2017, but are collecting gains at -63.95% for the past 12 months. Equities research analysts anticipate that Fairmount Santrol Holdings will post $0.24 EPS for the current fiscal year. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. AQR Capital Management LLC raised its position in Fairmount Santrol Holdings by 84.0% in the fourth quarter. News about a company's financial status, products, or plans, whether positive or negative, will typically result in a temporary increase in the trade volume of its stock. Exane Derivatives acquired a new position in Fairmount Santrol Holdings during the first quarter worth about $213,000. RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Fairmount Santrol Holdings during the first quarter valued at $151,000.

Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. Institutional investors own 85.06% of the company's stock. The short interest to Fairmount Santrol Holdings Incorporated's float is 24.01%. That's a potential 77.42 gain from where (NYSE:FMSA) has been trading recently. Trading volume was up 1,375.22% over the stocks average daily volume. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. has a 52 week low of $2.51 and a 52 week high of $13.12. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $3.32 and a 200-day moving average price of $6.49. The stock's market capitalization is $620.52 million. Previously Fmsa Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA) reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.04 with surprise factor of 100%.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.11 a share for the next quarter. The company's revenue was up 104.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. Fairmount Santrol Holdings had a negative return on equity of 28.04% and a negative net margin of 6.11%. The firm had revenue of $233.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $231.16 million. During the same period previous year, the firm posted ($0.54) EPS.

Over the past 50 days, Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. stock's -45.76% off of the high and 10.76% removed from the low. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. & worldwide trademark and copyright law.

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc.

Currently Fmsa Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA)'s shares owned by insiders are 1.3%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 87%. Johnson Rice cut Fairmount Santrol Holdings from a "buy" rating to an "accumulate" rating and dropped their price target for the stock from $10.00 to $6.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Goldman had a markedly different take on 20/07/2017, proposing that FMSA is now considered Sell versus prior Neutral rating. Below is a list of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA) latest ratings and price target changes. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold".

Additionally on 7/20/17 Credit Suisse "Downgrades" Fmsa Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA) to Neutral setting price target at $4 and on 6/28/17 Scotia Howard Weil "Downgrades" the stock to Sector Outperform at $0.

The Company's Proppant Solutions segment provides sand proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing activities throughout the United States and Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, northern Europe and the United Arab Emirates.

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