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Westwater Resources, Inc is an other industrial metals & mining business based in the US. Westwater Resources shares (WWR) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Westwater Resources employs 28 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of USD$116.8 million.

How to buy shares in Westwater Resources

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Westwater Resources. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WWR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Westwater Resources reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$5.2, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Westwater Resources, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Westwater Resources. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Westwater Resources share price

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Westwater Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-02.
Latest market closeUSD$5.2
52-week rangeUSD$0.25 - USD$14.5
50-day moving average USD$4.9574
200-day moving average USD$3.1792
Wall St. target priceUSD$3
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-13.244

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Is it a good time to buy Westwater Resources stock?

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Westwater Resources price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.2 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-05) 3.59%
1 month (2020-12-12) N/A
3 months (2020-10-12) -30.67%
6 months (2020-07-12) N/A
1 year (2020-01-12) N/A
2 years (2019-01-12) N/A
3 years (2018-01-12) 392.94%
5 years (2016-01-12) 1,006.38%

Westwater Resources financials

Gross profit TTM USD$-2,684,000
Return on assets TTM -28.86%
Return on equity TTM -81.73%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.462
Market capitalisation USD$116.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Westwater Resources shares

There are currently 1.9 million Westwater Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Westwater Resources's "short interest". This figure is 62.5% up from 1.2 million last month.

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

Westwater Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Westwater Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Westwater Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Westwater Resources shares traded daily (recently around 8.0 million). Westwater Resources's SIR currently stands at 0.24. In other words for every 100,000 Westwater Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 240 shares are currently held short.

However Westwater Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Westwater Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Westwater Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Westwater Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Westwater Resources shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1007% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Westwater Resources shares, roughly 101 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 Westwater Resources.

Find out more about how you can short Westwater Resources stock.

Westwater Resources share dividends

We're not expecting Westwater Resources to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Westwater Resources's shares ever split?

Westwater Resources's shares were split on a 1:50 basis on 23 April 2019. So if you had owned 50 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Westwater Resources shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Westwater Resources shares which in turn could have impacted Westwater Resources's share price.

Westwater Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Westwater Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.25 up to $14.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WWR.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Westwater Resources's is 1.4989. This would suggest that Westwater Resources's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Westwater Resources overview

Westwater Resources, Inc. operates as a diversified energy materials development company. It primarily explores for lithium, graphite, uranium, and Vanadium deposits. The company's principal project is the Coosa graphite project covering an area of approximately 41,965 acres situated in east-central Alabama. It also holds interest in lithium projects, which include Columbus Basin project covers an area of approximately 14,200 acres comprise of 2 blocks of unpatented placer claims located in western Nevada; and the Sal Rica Project covers an area of approximately 13,260 acres situated in the northwestern Utah. It addition, the company holds interests in various uranium projects, including 188,700 acres in the west-central part of the New Mexico; and Texas. The company was formerly known as Uranium Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Westwater Resources, Inc. in August 2017. Westwater Resources, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Centennial, Colorado.

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