Cameco Corporation (CCJ) shares are trading at lower $9.44 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $10.86.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $12.33 and the low is $5.30. Over the last 52 weeks, CCJ is up 1.61% while the S&P 500 is up 18.31%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, CCJ reported a profit of $25.21 million. Cameco Corporation also saw revenues increase to $379.0 million. In addition, CCJ has free cash flow of -$120.72 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$20.39 million which compares well with its peers.
CCJ booked profit margins of 2.10%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 0.90%, and its Return on Assets is 0.60%. All told, it is clear that, CCJ needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CCJ has a short ratio of 5.53 and outstanding shares of 395.81M.
CCJ has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.08. Cameco Corporation CCJ also noted assets of $5.44 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CCJ has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Cameco Corporation CCJ has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CCJ represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Cameco Corporation CCJ is now commanding a market cap of 3.73B and a float of 395.19M. CCJ is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CCJ stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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