The stock of Uranium Energy Corp (AMEX: UEC) has increased by 1.26 when compared to last closing price of 6.36. Despite this, the company has experienced a 7.87% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. CNBC Television reported 2023-11-06 that John Ciampaglia, Sprott Asset Management CEO, joins ‘Fast Money’ to talk the Uranium market, the benefits of nuclear energy and the need for energy security.
Is It Worth Investing in Uranium Energy Corp (AMEX: UEC) Right Now?
compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.82. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) is $7.02, which is $0.58 above the current market price. The public float for UEC is 377.04M, and currently, short sellers hold a 10.67% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of UEC on November 21, 2023 was 8.53M shares.
UEC’s Market Performance
UEC stock saw an increase of 7.87% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 21.05% and a quarterly increase of 54.81%. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.76%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.92% for Uranium Energy Corp (UEC). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 11.25% for UEC stock, with a simple moving average of 68.27% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of UEC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UEC stocks, with TD Securities repeating the rating for UEC by listing it as a “Speculative Buy.” The predicted price for UEC in the upcoming period, according to TD Securities is $6 based on the research report published on September 13, 2023 of the current year 2023.
UEC Trading at 18.73% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought UEC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 0.16% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.92%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.76%, as shares surge +14.80% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +33.33% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, UEC rose by +7.87%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +61.00% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.83. In addition, Uranium Energy Corp saw 65.98% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UEC starting from OBARA PAT, who sale 4,877 shares at the price of $6.07 back on Nov 16. After this action, OBARA PAT now owns 788,000 shares of Uranium Energy Corp, valued at $29,620 using the latest closing price.
OBARA PAT, the Chief Financial Officer of Uranium Energy Corp, sale 37,755 shares at $6.05 during a trade that took place back on Nov 14, which means that OBARA PAT is holding 792,877 shares at $228,445 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for UEC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +5.46 for the present operating margin
- +17.67 for the gross margin
The net margin for Uranium Energy Corp stands at -2.01. The total capital return value is set at 1.87, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.69. Equity return is now at value -0.69, with -0.61 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 4.53.
To put it simply, Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) has had a better performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.