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Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC): Insider Trading and Ownership Analysis

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC) has seen its stock price gain 0.08, or -4.52%, so far in 2017. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of UEC have appreciated +0.49 – or +40.83%. The stock’s 52-week range is $0.96 to $2.00, and its 3-month range is $0.96 to $2.00.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Uranium Energy Corp. is Strong Buy, according to the average of 3 analyst scores. Of those analysts, 3 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 0 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.

Insider Trading Activity for Uranium Energy Corp.

Looking at a public company’s insider trading can give great insight into how the stock is performing. Uranium Energy Corp. has had 15 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 13 open market buys and 2 sells. Of those insider trades, 27,297 shares of Uranium Energy Corp. were purchased and 49,281 shares were sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 76,578.

Insider trading over the last 12 months, however, paints a different picture. In the last year there have been a total of 62 insider trades, including 60 open market buys and 2 sells. Of those transactions, there were 397,254 shares of UEC bought and 49,281 shares sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 446,535.

The most recent open market insider trade was Acquisition (Non Open Market) of 1,793 shares on a day where the closing price was 1.06. The insider, OBARA PAT, now holds 236,315 shares of UEC.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by OBARA PAT on 01/08/2018, and was a disposition of 11,781 shares with a final price of $1.91. The insider now holds 276,948 shares of Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC).

Examining Institutional Ownership at Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE:UEC)

According to Uranium Energy Corp.’s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 23.27%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 152.98 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 258.54 million.

There are 90 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 36.34 million shares in total. Of those holders, 38 had increased positions amounting to 1.37 million shares, 27 had decreased positions amounting to 7.29 million shares, and 25 holders have a held position accounting for 27.68 million shares.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: BLACKROCK INC. with 8.06 million shares, GLOBAL X MANAGEMENT CO LLC with 7.56 million shares, VANGUARD GROUP INC with 5.02 million shares, JPMORGAN CHASE & CO with 3.66 million shares, and STATE STREET CORP with 1.86 million shares.

According to Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC) most recent 13F filing, the company has 13 new institutional holders – accounting for 421,369 shares of its common stock. There were 9 sold out positions, amounting to 290,906 shares.

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