Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) Trading 6.8% Higher

Energy Fuels Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) (TSE:EFR)’s stock price traded up 6.8% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $3.14 and last traded at $3.13. 2,225,279 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 132% from the average session volume of 960,553 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.93.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Energy Fuels from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 16th. Noble Financial lowered shares of Energy Fuels from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, May 13th. Finally, HC Wainwright set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Energy Fuels and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 2nd.

Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU) (TSE:EFR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 8th. The basic materials company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.03) by ($0.10). The company had revenue of $1.67 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.91 million.

In other Energy Fuels news, Director Benjamin Eshleman III sold 66,000 shares of Energy Fuels stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.64, for a total value of $240,240.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in UUUU. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Energy Fuels by 11.2% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,360,852 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $12,428,000 after buying an additional 439,628 shares during the period. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. acquired a new position in Energy Fuels during the fourth quarter worth $5,362,000. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in Energy Fuels by 1.8% during the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 724,433 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,064,000 after buying an additional 12,537 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley raised its holdings in Energy Fuels by 90.9% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 617,059 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,024,000 after buying an additional 293,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Exane Derivatives raised its holdings in Energy Fuels by 37.4% during the first quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 310,864 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,031,000 after buying an additional 84,549 shares during the last quarter.

About Energy Fuels (NYSEAMERICAN:UUUU)

Energy Fuels Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the extraction, recovery, exploration, and sale of uranium in the United States. It operates in two segments, Conventional Uranium and ISR Uranium. The company owns and operates the Nichols Ranch uranium recovery facility located in Wyoming; the Alta Mesa project located in Texas; and the White Mesa Mill located in Utah.

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