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Smart Sand trades as part of the basic materials sector and is part of the metals and mining industry. The company CEO is Charles E. Young. Smart Sand Inc is a producer of Northern White raw frac sand. The Company is engaged in the excavation, processing and sale of industrial sand, or proppant, for use in hydraulic fracturing operations for the oil and gas industry.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The SND shares had a previous change of 2.49% which opened at 2.86 and closed at 2.88. It moved to an intraday high of 2.96 and a low of 2.75.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SND shares returned -2.70% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -20.44%. Over three months, it changed 1.41%. In one year it has changed -49.74% and within that year its 52 week high was 6.19 and its 52 week low was 1.92. SND stock is 50.00% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 3.50 and a 50 day moving average of 3.72. Right now, SND stock is trading -17.66% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $118.0m with 41.0m shares outstanding and a float of 39.1m shares. Trading volume was 175,086 shares and has experienced an average volume of 215,122 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Smart Sand was 0.46 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.26. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.10. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.81 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 0.54).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-07-2019: 0.10
4thQtr 2018Reported 03-14-2019: -0.11
3rdQtr 2018Reported 11-08-2018: 0.30
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-09-2018: 0.25
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-10-2018: 0.02

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 9.90, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 70.91%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of Smart Sand; it is typically displayed as a percentage and called the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 43.50% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 60.50% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be 2.60.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 7.32%, profit margin is 9.85%, price-to-sales is 0.52 and price-to-book is 0.54.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 2  : Past Performance Result
 5  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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