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Cameco (CCJ) Competitors

$54.34
+0.21 (+0.39%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)

CCJ vs. NXE, EU, IPX, NMG, LITM, FMST, SCCO, RIO, FCX, and VNTR

Should you be buying Cameco stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cameco include NexGen Energy (NXE), enCore Energy (EU), IperionX (IPX), Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG), Snow Lake Resources (LITM), Foremost Lithium Resource & Technology (FMST), Southern Copper (SCCO), Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), and Venator Materials (VNTR).

Cameco vs.

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) and NexGen Energy (NYSE:NXE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, media sentiment, risk, community ranking and profitability.

70.2% of Cameco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.4% of NexGen Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Cameco shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of NexGen Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Cameco has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NexGen Energy has a beta of 1.9, suggesting that its stock price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Cameco presently has a consensus target price of $40.25, suggesting a potential downside of 25.64%. NexGen Energy has a consensus target price of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 38.54%. Given NexGen Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NexGen Energy is more favorable than Cameco.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cameco
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
NexGen Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.33

Cameco received 512 more outperform votes than NexGen Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 100.00% of users gave NexGen Energy an outperform vote while only 62.80% of users gave Cameco an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CamecoOutperform Votes
515
62.80%
Underperform Votes
305
37.20%
NexGen EnergyOutperform Votes
3
100.00%
Underperform Votes
No Votes

In the previous week, Cameco had 3 more articles in the media than NexGen Energy. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Cameco and 7 mentions for NexGen Energy. Cameco's average media sentiment score of 0.76 beat NexGen Energy's score of 0.37 indicating that Cameco is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cameco
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
NexGen Energy
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Cameco has higher revenue and earnings than NexGen Energy. NexGen Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cameco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cameco$1.92B12.27$267.32M$0.39138.79
NexGen EnergyN/AN/A$59.87M-$0.01-793.21

Cameco has a net margin of 9.28% compared to NexGen Energy's net margin of 0.00%. Cameco's return on equity of 4.60% beat NexGen Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cameco9.28% 4.60% 3.04%
NexGen Energy N/A -15.45%-12.41%

Summary

Cameco beats NexGen Energy on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CCJ vs. The Competition

MetricCamecometal ores IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$23.43B$2.84B$2.88B$17.48B
Dividend Yield0.16%0.16%5.29%3.53%
P/E Ratio138.2118.90141.7623.47
Price / Sales12.22294.90821,394.1110.00
Price / Cash55.5341.9023.6419.29
Price / Book5.174.394.095.82
Net Income$267.32M$23.88M$162.85M$975.91M
7 Day Performance3.38%0.75%0.02%-1.86%
1 Month Performance9.09%2.30%3.45%1.20%
1 Year Performance97.07%49.43%17.14%22.01%

Cameco Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NXE
NexGen Energy
1.6125 of 5 stars
$7.94
+2.2%
$11.00
+38.5%
N/A$4.19BN/A-793.2177News Coverage
EU
enCore Energy
1.9288 of 5 stars
$4.78
+3.0%
$6.75
+41.2%
N/A$852.52MN/A-36.77N/A
IPX
IperionX
0 of 5 stars
$15.79
+11.3%
N/A+179.5%$324.51MN/A0.00N/AShort Interest ↑
Gap Up
NMG
Nouveau Monde Graphite
2.1196 of 5 stars
$2.07
+0.5%
$8.00
+286.5%
-34.3%$138.25MN/A-2.88N/A
LITM
Snow Lake Resources
0 of 5 stars
$0.86
+3.6%
N/A-66.9%$15.11MN/A0.001Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
FMST
Foremost Lithium Resource & Technology
0.618 of 5 stars
$2.46
-4.7%
N/AN/A$14.07MN/A0.002Short Interest ↓
SCCO
Southern Copper
3.3966 of 5 stars
$120.97
+2.9%
$90.33
-25.3%
+79.9%$91.79B$9.90B40.2115,810Gap Up
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
0.4696 of 5 stars
$70.87
-1.4%
$72.00
+1.6%
+16.0%$90.00B$54.04B0.0057,000
FCX
Freeport-McMoRan
4.4426 of 5 stars
$53.63
+4.1%
$51.00
-4.9%
+54.2%$73.92B$22.86B47.4627,200Short Interest ↓
VNTR
Venator Materials
0 of 5 stars
$687.50
flat
N/AN/A$73.56B$2.17B-395.113,685Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:CCJ) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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