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How to buy Cameco Corporation (CCJ) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Cameco Corporation stock.

Cameco Corporation
NYSE: CCJ - USD
URANIUM
$17.08
-$0.19 (-1.10%)

Cameco Corporation is an uranium business based in the US. Cameco Corporation shares (CCJ) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Cameco Corporation stock price (NYSE: CCJ)

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Cameco Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$19.97
52-week range$8.96 - $21.95
50-day moving average $19.20
200-day moving average $17.22
Wall St. target price$10.86
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.08 (0.46%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.08

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Is it a good time to buy Cameco Corporation stock?

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Cameco Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.97 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-14) N/A
1 month (2021-06-25) 0.10%
3 months (2021-04-21) N/A
6 months (2021-01-21) N/A
1 year (2020-07-21) N/A
2 years (2019-07-21) N/A
3 years (2018-07-21) N/A
5 years (2016-07-21) N/A

Is Cameco Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Cameco Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cameco Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Cameco Corporation's PEG ratio

Cameco Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.33. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cameco Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cameco Corporation's EBITDA

Cameco Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $300.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cameco Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cameco Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.92%
Gross profit TTM $520.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.72%
Return on equity TTM -0.79%
Profit margin -2.23%
Book value $12.51
Market capitalisation $6.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cameco Corporation shares

There are currently 10.5 million Cameco Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Cameco Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 1% down from 10.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cameco Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Cameco Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cameco Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cameco Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cameco Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 4.7 million). Cameco Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.22. In other words for every 100,000 Cameco Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2220 shares are currently held short.

However Cameco Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cameco Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cameco Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cameco Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cameco Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0265% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cameco Corporation shares, roughly 27 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cameco Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Cameco Corporation stock.

Cameco Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Cameco Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Cameco Corporation's shares ever split?

Cameco Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 February 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cameco Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cameco Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Cameco Corporation's share price.

Cameco Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cameco Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.9554 up to $21.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CCJ.US volatility(beta: 0.81)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cameco Corporation's is 0.8087. This would suggest that Cameco Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Cameco Corporation overview

Cameco Corporation produces and sells uranium. It operates in two segments, Uranium and Fuel Services. The Uranium segment is involved in the exploration for, mining, and milling, as well as purchase and sale of uranium concentrate. The Fuel Services segment engages in the refining, conversion, and fabrication of uranium concentrate, as well as the purchase and sale of conversion services. This segment also produces fuel bundles or reactor components for CANDU reactors. The company sells its uranium and fuel services to nuclear utilities in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Cameco Corporation was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Cameco Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.161% of Cameco Corporation shares are held by insiders and 66.136% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Cameco Corporation?
Cameco Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Cameco Corporation based?
Cameco Corporation's address is: 2121-11th Street West, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7M 1J3
What is Cameco Corporation's ISIN number?
Cameco Corporation's international securities identification number is: CA13321L1085
What is Cameco Corporation's CUSIP number?
Cameco Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 13321L108

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