During the last session, Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC)’s traded shares were 5,536,720, with the beta value of the company hitting 2.44. At the end of the trading day, the stock’s price was $3.04, reflecting an intraday gain of 8.57% or $0.24. The 52-week high for the UEC share is $3.67, that puts it down -20.72% from that peak though still a striking +80.59% gain since the share price plummeted to a 52-week low of $0.59. The company’s market capitalization is $700.79 Million, and the average intraday trading volume over the past 10 days was 5.93 Million shares, and the average trade volume was 6.51 Million shares over the past three months.
Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) received a consensus recommendation of Buy from analysts. That translates to a mean rating of 1.7. UEC has a Sell rating from none of the analyst(s) out of 5 analysts who have looked at this stock. Neither of the analyst(s) recommend to Hold the stock while none of them suggest Overweight, and 5 recommend a Buy rating for it. None of the analyst(s) has rated the stock Underweight. Company’s earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter are expected to be -$0.02.
Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC): Trading Information
Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) registered a 8.57% upside in the last session and has traded in the green over the past 5 sessions. The stock spiked 1.3% in intraday trading to $3.08- this Wednesday, Apr 28, hitting a weekly high. The stock’s 5-day price performance is 10.95%, and it has moved by -0.33% in 30 days. Based on these gigs, the overall price performance for the year is 72.73%. The short interest in Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC) is 17.3 Million shares and it means that shorts have 2.66 day(s) to cover.
The consensus price target of analysts on Wall Street is $3.58, which implies an increase of 17.76% to the stock’s current value. The extremes of the forecast give a target low and a target high price of $1.75 and $5 respectively. As a result, UEC is trading at a discount of 64.47% off the target high and -42.43% off the low.
Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) projections and forecasts
An analysis of the company’s performance over the past 5 years shows that the company’s earnings grew an estimated 20.6%. While earnings are projected to return 18.2% in 2021, the next five years will return 0% per annum.
Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC)’s Biggest Investors
Uranium Energy Corp. insiders own 1.92% of total outstanding shares while institutional holders control 24.59%, with the float percentage being 25.07%. Blackrock Inc. is the largest shareholder of the company, while 149 institutions own stock in it. As of Dec 30, 2020, the company held over 13.36 Million shares (or 6.23% of all shares), a total value of $23.51 Million in shares.
The next largest institutional holding, with 9.4 Million shares, is of Vanguard Group, Inc. (The)’s that is approximately 4.38% of outstanding shares. At the market price on Dec 30, 2020, these shares were valued at $16.54 Million.
Also, the Mutual Funds coming in first place with the largest holdings of Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) shares are SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Metals & Mining ETF and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. Data provided on Mar 30, 2021 indicates that SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR (R) S&P (R) Metals & Mining ETF owns about 15,771,980 shares. This amounts to just over 7.35 percent of the company’s overall shares, with a $45.11 Million market value. The same data shows that the other fund manager holds slightly less at 5.77 Million, or about 2.69% of the stock, which is worth about $10.15 Million.