Pre-Market Analysis on SLCA, JRCC, PVA, and LNCO

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Pre-Market Analysis on SLCA, JRCC, PVA, and LNCO Provides Stock Research on U.S. Silica Holdings Inc., James River Coal Co., Penn Virginia Corp., and Linn Co. LLC


New York City, New York -- (April 29, 2013)

Markets closed their previous trading week on a negative note. However, S&P 500 Index gained 1.74 percent over the week. The Federal Reserve is scheduled to hold meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday. The outcome of these meetings may provide major catalyst to the market. Earnings data will also hold the key to stock performance in this trading week. Our research team looked at the basic material sector and tracked the performance of major stocks such as US Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA), James River Coal Co. (NASDAQ: JRCC), Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE: PVA) and Linn Co. LLC (NASDAQ: LNCO). StockCall has posted free technicalresearch on SLCA, JRCC, PVA, and LNCO which can be downloaded upon sign up at

US Silica Holdings Inc. closed its latest trading session at $20.16, down 1.85 percent from its previous close. The stock traded in the range of $19.68 and $20.74 in Friday’s session and traded 1.71 million shares. It is likely to face its first resistance level at $20.46 and upon breaching this level the stock may go up to $21.40. On the downside, the industrial metals & minerals company may tumble to $19.77 level. The stock is highly volatile as it sports the beta of 3.751. So far in 2013, it gained 27.35 percent, whereas in the past 52 weeks it grew by 10.83 percent. The stock is currently below its 20-day moving average price and 50-day moving average price of $21.67 and $22.27 respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on SLCA at

James River Coal Co. is trading in-line with its short-term but below its long-term moving average price of $1.68 and $1.70 respectively. It also closed its latest trading session at $1.68, down 5.08 percent. The stock made a downward movement with below average volume of 413,864 shares. The stock trades at beta of 1.93, making the stock a volatile proposition. The stock lost 46.5 percent of its value this year while it also lost 65.5 percent in the past 52 weeks. James River Coal commands market capitalization of $60.24 million. The free report on JRCC can be downloaded by signing up now at

Penn Virginia Corporation extended its 52 weeks gain by closing 2.66 percent lower. The stock ended Friday’s session at $4.03, while its highest price point for the session stood at $4.17. It traded 749,828 shares, down from its average daily volume of 1.788 million. The company traded in the range of $3.56 and $7.74 in the past 52 weeks. PVA commands market capitalization of $222.42 million, and it reported its latest EPS at -$2.14. The company’s stock lost more than 20 percent in the past 52 weeks. Free report on PVA can be accessed by registering at

Linn Co. LLC is currently trading in overbought territory with its Relative Strength Index at 69.68. Consequently, the stock may see some pullback in the coming sessions. It closed Friday’s session at $42.49, down 0.82 percent. The stock is currently in a bullish mode but may touch $42.23 level in the coming days. Upon breaching this level, the stock’s next support price is at $41.94. The company’s stock is highly volatile with its beta at 2.585. So far in 2013, the stock appreciated 18.09 percent. Its 52 weeks gain stands at 11.06 percent. The stock has traded in the range of $35.15 and $43.40 during the said time period.Register withStockCall and download the research on LNCO for free at


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