Media stories about Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cameco earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.9250231501751 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several brokerages have recently commented on CCJ. Zacks Investment Research raised Cameco from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday. TheStreet lowered Cameco from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reduced their target price on Cameco from $17.00 to $16.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.33.

Shares of Cameco (NYSE CCJ) opened at $9.02 on Wednesday. Cameco has a 52 week low of $7.68 and a 52 week high of $12.37. The company has a quick ratio of 2.16, a current ratio of 5.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,580.00, a P/E ratio of -22.00, a P/E/G ratio of 7.89 and a beta of 1.21.

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) last posted its earnings results on Friday, February 9th. The basic materials company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.07. Cameco had a positive return on equity of 1.23% and a negative net margin of 9.72%. The firm had revenue of $809.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $780.91 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.23 EPS. Cameco’s revenue was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Cameco will post 0.17 earnings per share for the current year.

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Cameco Company Profile

Cameco Corporation (Cameco) is a uranium producer. The Company is primarily engaged in the exploration for and the development, mining, refining, conversion, fabrication and trading of uranium for sale as fuel for generating electricity in nuclear power reactors in Canada and other countries. The Company operates through three segments: uranium, fuel services and NUKEM.

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