TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 363,278 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $578,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned 0.26% of Uranium Energy Corp. at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 23.6% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,888,279 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $6,942,000 after purchasing an additional 934,513 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 79.4% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 886,863 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,259,000 after purchasing an additional 392,410 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 783,379 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,246,000 after purchasing an additional 70,693 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 1,402.1% during the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 552,567 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $785,000 after purchasing an additional 515,780 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 103.6% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 460,900 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $733,000 after purchasing an additional 234,500 shares during the period.

Shares of Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) opened at $1.45 on Friday. Uranium Energy Corp. has a twelve month low of $0.81 and a twelve month high of $1.92.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Uranium Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. ValuEngine lowered Uranium Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $4.10 price objective on shares of Uranium Energy Corp. in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Roth Capital began coverage on Uranium Energy Corp. in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $3.00 price objective for the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Uranium Energy Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $2.87.

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Uranium Energy Corp. Profile

Uranium Energy Corp. is engaged in uranium mining and related activities, including exploration, pre-extraction, extraction and processing of uranium concentrates, on projects located in the United States and Paraguay. The Company utilizes in-situ recovery (ISR) mining. The Company has uranium mine located in the state of Texas, the Palangana Mine, which utilizes ISR mining and extracts uranium oxide (U3O8).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC)

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