Analyst Ratings for Cameco Corp. (CCJ)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ) by analysts covering the stock. CCJ had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

10 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave CCJ a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for CCJ. The maximum price target given was 18.13, implying potential capital gains of 79.33 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 7.89, implying potential capital losses of -21.96 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -11.11 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.58 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.17 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, CCJ has achieved a high of 13.36 and a low of 7.41. Today's price is 36.44 percent above the 52-week low, and 24.33 percent below the high. CCJ has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CCJ value stock report compares CCJ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.02 billion. CCJ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.