Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,966,533 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the October 31st total of 9,574,688 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,167,369 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 7.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.

Uranium Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) opened at $1.33 on Friday. Uranium Energy has a twelve month low of $0.86 and a twelve month high of $1.92.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in UEC. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in Uranium Energy by 4.6% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 123,344 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $174,000 after acquiring an additional 5,423 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 23.6% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,888,279 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $6,942,000 after buying an additional 934,513 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 79.4% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 886,863 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,259,000 after buying an additional 392,410 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 949.2% during the 1st quarter. KCG Holdings Inc. now owns 116,422 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $165,000 after buying an additional 105,326 shares during the period. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 1,402.1% during the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 552,567 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $785,000 after buying an additional 515,780 shares during the period.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. HC Wainwright set a $4.00 price target on Uranium Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded Uranium Energy from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Roth Capital assumed coverage on Uranium Energy in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $3.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine downgraded Uranium Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Uranium Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $1.50 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $2.83.

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About Uranium Energy

Uranium Energy Corp. is engaged in uranium mining and related activities, including exploration, pre-extraction, extraction and processing of uranium concentrates, on projects located in the United States and Paraguay. The Company utilizes in-situ recovery (ISR) mining. The Company has uranium mine located in the state of Texas, the Palangana Mine, which utilizes ISR mining and extracts uranium oxide (U3O8).

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