Cameco Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CCJ)

About Cameco Corp.

Cameco Corp. logoCameco Corporation (Cameco) is a uranium producer. The Company is 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. The uranium segment involves the exploration for, mining, milling, purchase and sale of uranium concentrate. The fuel services segment involves the refining, conversion and fabrication of uranium concentrate and the purchase and sale of conversion services. The NUKEM segment acts as a market intermediary between uranium producers and nuclear-electric utilities. Cameco conducts a portion of its exploration, development, mining and milling activities through joint operations located around the world. Cameco's Canadian uranium joint operation interests are McArthur River, Key Lake and Cigar Lake.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CCJ
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.14
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $10.93
  • 52-Week Range: $8.33 - $14.52
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.51
  • P/E Growth: 2.54
  • Market Cap: $3.39B
  • Outstanding Shares: 395,792,000
  • Beta: 1.55
  • Net Margins: -3.18%
  • Return on Equity: 2.96%
  • Return on Assets: 1.86%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.28%
  • Current Ratio: 3.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $17.69 (106.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$13.50View Rating Details
8/11/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$17.50View Rating Details
8/10/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Paradigm CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$25.50 -> $19.50View Rating Details
7/31/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$20.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
7/21/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> UnderperformView Rating Details
4/23/2016CIBCReiterated RatingSector Outperform$22.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$22.00View Rating Details
8/6/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$19.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
7/2/2015Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutral$24.50 -> $23.00View Rating Details
6/26/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$18.00View Rating Details
5/7/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$26.15 -> $27.25View Rating Details
4/30/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/30/2014Salman PartnersUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q415$0.16($0.14)$568.78 million$466.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.32$0.15$634.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.20$0.12$581.04 million$565.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.22$0.18$577.54 million$556.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.24$0.23$651.90 million$587.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.18$0.20$586.34 million$502.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014$0.09$0.09$488.44 million$419.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2014Q4$0.46$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.17$0.53$596.98 million$597.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q213$0.18$0.15$523.95 million$421.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q113$0.09$0.07$421.23 million$444.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2012$0.23$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.23$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.32$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.18$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.31$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.59 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.15$0.16$0.16
Q2 20161($0.02)($0.02)($0.02)
Q3 20161$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q1 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q2 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q3 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
Annual Dividend:$0.31
Dividend Yield:3.62%
Dividend Growth:-6.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-206.65% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
38.27% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
52.54% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ)
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