Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:URG) (TSE:URE) saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 912,324 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 58% from the previous session’s volume of 577,578 shares.The stock last traded at $0.74 and had previously closed at $0.72.

URG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Ur-Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ur-Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $1.75 price target on shares of Ur-Energy in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Roth Capital set a $2.00 price target on shares of Ur-Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ur-Energy in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $1.38.

The firm has a market capitalization of $112.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.50 and a beta of 0.95.

In related news, Director Paul Macdonell sold 68,763 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.69, for a total value of $47,446.47. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

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About Ur-Energy

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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