Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Cameco (CCJ) Share Price

Media coverage about Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cameco earned a daily sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.0469150564895 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cameco from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. TheStreet cut shares of Cameco from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.33.

Shares of Cameco (NYSE CCJ) opened at $9.23 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 2.16 and a current ratio of 5.20. The stock has a market cap of $3,650.00, a PE ratio of -22.51, a PEG ratio of 0.50 and a beta of 1.21. Cameco has a 12 month low of $7.68 and a 12 month high of $11.94.

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) last posted its earnings results on Friday, February 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.07. Cameco had a negative net margin of 9.72% and a positive return on equity of 1.24%. The company had revenue of $809.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $780.91 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.23 EPS. Cameco’s quarterly revenue was down 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Cameco will post 0.59 earnings per share for the current year.

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Cameco Company Profile

Cameco Corporation (Cameco) is a uranium producer. The Company is primarily engaged in the exploration for and the development, mining, refining, conversion, fabrication and trading of uranium for sale as fuel for generating electricity in nuclear power reactors in Canada and other countries. The Company operates through three segments: uranium, fuel services and NUKEM.

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