Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) (TSE:EFR) saw a large growth in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,926,838 shares, a growth of 3.4% from the March 15th total of 1,863,777 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 345,902 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.6 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company’s stock are short sold.
Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. HC Wainwright set a $5.00 target price on shares of Energy Fuels and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. Roth Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Energy Fuels in a research note on Sunday, March 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Energy Fuels from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $3.25.
In other news, VP John Howell White III sold 17,131 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.55, for a total transaction of $26,553.05. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Shares of UUUU stock traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $1.97. 951,674 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 242,672. Energy Fuels has a 52-week low of $1.29 and a 52-week high of $2.10.
Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) (TSE:EFR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, March 9th. The basic materials company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.08) by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $3.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.05 million.
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Energy Fuels Company Profile
Energy Fuels Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the extraction, recovery, and sale of uranium and vanadium in the United States. It operates in two segments, ISR Uranium and Conventional Uranium. The company owns and operates the Nichols Ranch uranium recovery facility located in Wyoming; the Alta Mesa project located in Texas; and the White Mesa Mill located in Utah.
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