Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Ur-Energy (URG) Stock Price
Media headlines about Ur-Energy (NYSE:URG) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ur-Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.9901343127232 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on URG. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ur-Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Roth Capital set a $2.00 price objective on Ur-Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. ValuEngine lowered Ur-Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. Finally, TheStreet raised Ur-Energy from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $1.25.
Shares of Ur-Energy (NYSE:URG) traded down 0.4098% during trading on Friday, hitting $0.6075. The company had a trading volume of 118,016 shares. Ur-Energy has a 52 week low of $0.41 and a 52 week high of $0.91. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $0.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $0.63. The company has a market capitalization of $88.62 million and a P/E ratio of 11.2500.
Ur-Energy (NYSE:URG) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.01. The firm had revenue of $11.82 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.10 million. Ur-Energy had a return on equity of 12.02% and a net margin of 11.13%. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Ur-Energy will post $0.05 earnings per share for the current year.
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Ur-Energy Inc is an exploration-stage mining company. The Company is engaged in uranium mining, recovery and processing activities, including the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of uranium mineral properties in the United States. Its flagship property is the Lost Creek Project in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.
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