5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Denison Mines

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, uranium explorer Denison Mines (ASE: DNN) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Denison's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Denison facts

Headquarters (Founded)

Toronto (1996)

Market Cap

$573.1 million


Industrial metals and minerals

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$122.9 million


CEO Ronald Hochstein (since 2009)

CFO James Anderson (since 2006)

Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)



$137.7 million / $270,000

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 893 members who have rated Denison believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward. These bulls include scoylesays and TravisRcroteau.

Last month, scoylesays tapped Denison as an atomic bargain opportunity:

[Denison] is the most undervalued of all uranium stocks. [O]versold uranium sector. [R]aised cash earlier this year at $3.55 [C]anadian. [T]rading at $1.10 currently represents a HUGE buying opportunity!

In fact, Denison currently sports a cheapish price-to-book ratio of 1.1. That represents a discount to other uranium miners like BHP Billiton (NYS: BHP) (3.7), Rio Tinto (NYS: RIO) (1.8), and Cameco (NYS: CCJ) (1.7).

CAPS member TravisRcroteau elaborates on the bull case:

With the ... tsunamis and fear about nuclear technologies this stock has seen a fearful and unjustified devaluation. I expect this stock to move higher in the next year or two as the world continues to grow and power demands rise.

With this rise and the in-ability to [mass] produce electricity with "green" technology, nuclear energy is not going away anytime soon.

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