Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the seventeen analysts that are currently covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $9.90.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC raised shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 10th. Johnson Rice raised shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 9th. Finally, Barclays PLC raised shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $10.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Monday, January 9th.

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A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings by 454.4% in the third quarter. Energy Opportunities Capital Management LLC now owns 823,088 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,980,000 after buying an additional 674,613 shares in the last quarter. Moore Capital Management LP purchased a new position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings during the third quarter worth approximately $848,000. United Services Automobile Association increased its position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings by 54.3% in the third quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 592,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,022,000 after buying an additional 208,500 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio increased its position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings by 61.1% in the third quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 33,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $284,000 after buying an additional 12,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, MAI Capital Management increased its position in shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings by 24.7% in the third quarter. MAI Capital Management now owns 40,362 shares of the company’s stock worth $342,000 after buying an additional 8,000 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 24.33% of the company’s stock.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings (NYSE:FMSA) opened at 7.08 on Tuesday. Fairmount Santrol Holdings has a 1-year low of $2.33 and a 1-year high of $13.12. The firm’s market cap is $1.58 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is $10.53 and its 200-day moving average is $9.66.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Company Profile

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc, formerly FMSA Holdings Inc, provides sand-based proppant solutions. The Company operates through two segments: Proppant Solutions, and Industrial & Recreational (I&R) Products. Its Proppant Solutions segment provides sand-based proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing operations throughout the United States and Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, northern Europe and the United Arab Emirates.

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