Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ) traded down 1.9% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $10.32 and last traded at $10.33, with a volume of 778,947 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.53.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Cameco Corp. in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Vetr lowered shares of Cameco Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.58 price target for the company. in a report on Friday, April 29th. Scotiabank lowered shares of Cameco Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cameco Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.23.

The firm has a market capitalization of $4.10 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.20. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $11.09 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.79.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were issued a $0.0789 dividend. This is an increase from Cameco Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 28th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of CCJ. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Cameco Corp. by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,354,467 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,701,000 after buying an additional 32,021 shares during the last quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. increased its stake in Cameco Corp. by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. I.G. Investment Management LTD. now owns 871,725 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,760,000 after buying an additional 75,950 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in Cameco Corp. by 108.7% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 491,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,383,000 after buying an additional 255,800 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Cameco Corp. by 9.0% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,051,889 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,970,000 after buying an additional 86,770 shares during the last quarter. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its stake in Cameco Corp. by 20.0% in the fourth quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 3,545,235 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,713,000 after buying an additional 590,695 shares during the last quarter.

Cameco 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.

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