Cameco Corporation [NYSE: CCJ] loss -2.73% or -0.45 points to close at $16.05 with a heavy trading volume of 6280360 shares. The company report on March 26, 2021 that Taiga Motors Inc. To Build A New Mass-Production Assembly Facility Expected For 2022.
Taiga Motors Inc. (“Taiga”), a leading developer of electric off-road vehicles, announced plans to build a mass-production assembly facility in the City of Shawinigan, Québec. The first phase of construction, scheduled for completion in 2022, represents an investment to accelerate the mass-production of Taiga electric snowmobiles and personal watercrafts, as well as Taiga’s side-by-side vehicles, which are expected to be ready for production in 2022.
“This facility, a part of the $185M in recently announced funding, will bolster Taiga into becoming a globally leading OEM for powersports vehicles,” said Samuel Bruneau, CEO of Taiga. “We have seen strong customer demand limited by product availability. This new facility shows Taiga’s continued commitment to be trailbreakers and offer electric vehicles capable of diving mass-market adoption without compromise.”.
It opened the trading session at $16.28, the shares rose to $16.35 and dropped to $15.75, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for CCJ points out that the company has recorded 58.75% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -138.84% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 6.56M shares, CCJ reached to a volume of 6280360 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Cameco Corporation [CCJ]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CCJ shares is $10.86 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CCJ stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
BofA Securities have made an estimate for Cameco Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 11, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 17, 2020, representing the official price target for Cameco Corporation stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Cameco Corporation is set at 0.95, with the Price to Sales ratio for CCJ stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.49. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.62, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.87.
Trading performance analysis for CCJ stock
Cameco Corporation [CCJ] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.29. With this latest performance, CCJ shares gained by 0.25% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 58.75% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 117.48% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CCJ stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.02, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 37.23, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.09 for Cameco Corporation [CCJ]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.62, while it was recorded at 16.54 for the last single week of trading, and 12.09 for the last 200 days.
Cameco Corporation [CCJ]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Cameco Corporation [CCJ] shares currently have an operating margin of -5.11 and a Gross Margin at +3.18. Cameco Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.95.
Return on Total Capital for CCJ is now -1.54, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.89. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -1.07, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.71. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Cameco Corporation [CCJ] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 20.31. Additionally, CCJ Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 16.88, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.29. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 20.24, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 16.82.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.61 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.24.Cameco Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.20 and a Current Ratio set at 6.40.
Cameco Corporation [CCJ]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Cameco Corporation posted -0.06/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.01/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -500.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CCJ. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Cameco Corporation go to 9.79%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Cameco Corporation [CCJ]
There are presently around $3,929 million, or 70.10% of CCJ stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CCJ stocks are: BEUTEL, GOODMAN & CO LTD. with ownership of 20,861,650, which is approximately -3.025% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 20,145,790 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $323.34 million in CCJ stocks shares; and WILLIAM BLAIR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $247.34 million in CCJ stock with ownership of nearly -0.128% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Cameco Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 153 institutional holders increased their position in Cameco Corporation [NYSE:CCJ] by around 19,660,910 shares. Additionally, 134 investors decreased positions by around 17,224,629 shares, while 45 investors held positions by with 207,934,033 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 244,819,572 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CCJ stock had 57 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,145,013 shares, while 30 institutional investors sold positions of 2,322,008 shares during the same period.