Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) Trading Down 4.7%

Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUUGet Rating) (TSE:EFR)’s share price traded down 4.7% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $9.31 and last traded at $9.31. 120,219 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 97% from the average session volume of 4,533,379 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.77.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Energy Fuels from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 22nd. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price target (up previously from $8.50) on shares of Energy Fuels in a research note on Thursday, March 17th.

The stock has a market cap of $1.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 409.50 and a beta of 1.42.

Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUUGet Rating) (TSE:EFR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 15th. The basic materials company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. Energy Fuels had a net margin of 48.40% and a negative return on equity of 14.55%. The business had revenue of $1.66 million for the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Energy Fuels Inc. will post -0.17 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director Dennis Lyle Higgs sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.00, for a total value of $52,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold 13,500 shares of company stock worth $173,675 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 1.96% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of UUUU. NEXT Financial Group Inc increased its holdings in Energy Fuels by 18,081.8% during the fourth quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 4,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $31,000 after buying an additional 3,978 shares during the period. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC purchased a new position in Energy Fuels during the third quarter valued at approximately $35,000. U S Global Investors Inc. purchased a new position in Energy Fuels during the third quarter valued at approximately $42,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in Energy Fuels during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $58,000. Finally, Williams Jones Wealth Management LLC. purchased a new position in Energy Fuels during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $76,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 32.18% of the company’s stock.

Energy Fuels Company Profile (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU)

Energy Fuels Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the extraction, recovery, exploration, and sale of conventional and in situ uranium recovery in the United States. The company owns and operates the Nichols Ranch project, the Jane Dough property, and the Hank project located in Wyoming; and the Alta Mesa project located in Texas, as well as White Mesa Mill in Utah.

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