WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) by 91.7% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 223,709 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 107,002 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in Uranium Energy were worth $306,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Uranium Energy by 9.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,080,941 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $13,852,000 after buying an additional 955,876 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Uranium Energy by 57.2% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 6,324,909 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $8,856,000 after buying an additional 2,300,971 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in shares of Uranium Energy by 7.6% in the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,935,658 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,419,000 after buying an additional 136,853 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Uranium Energy by 31.9% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,826,042 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,282,000 after buying an additional 441,149 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bienville Capital Management LLC increased its position in Uranium Energy by 6.5% during the 1st quarter. Bienville Capital Management LLC now owns 818,154 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,146,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares in the last quarter.
UEC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. HC Wainwright set a $4.00 price objective on shares of Uranium Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Uranium Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, June 14th.
UEC stock traded down $0.02 during trading on Friday, reaching $0.94. 1,549,941 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,332,882. Uranium Energy Corp. has a twelve month low of $0.91 and a twelve month high of $1.89.
Uranium Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June 10th. The basic materials company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by ($0.01).
Uranium Energy Company Profile
Uranium Energy Corp. engages in exploration, pre-extraction, extraction, and processing uranium and titanium concentrates in the United States, Canada, and Paraguay. It owns interests in the Palangana mine, Burke Hollow, Goliad, Longhorn, and Salvo projects located in Texas; Anderson, Workman Creek, and Los Cuatros projects situated in Arizona; Slick Rock project in Colorado; Diabase project located in Canada; and Yuty, Oviedo, and Alto Paraná titanium projects in Paraguay.
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