Why Uranium Energy is Poised to Plunge


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, uranium explorer Uranium Energy has received a distressing two-star ranking.

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

Uranium Energyfacts

Headquarters (founded)

Corpus Christi, Texas (2003)

Market Cap

$212.3 million


Consumable fuels

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$12.8 million


Co-Founder/CEO Amir Adnani

CFO Mark Katsumata

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$17.2 million / $14.0 thousand



Uranium One

Uranium Resources

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

On CAPS, 45% of the 415 members who have rated Uranium Energy believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those bears, All-Star BlacknGold, tapped Uranium Energy as a relatively unattractive opportunity:

The company seems to have had a good year, but I there are still some big hurdles. The technology would certainly be cool if it works on a large scale without screwing up the environment. Even then management is pretty sketchy as was described in the Citron Research report a few years back. Uranium will bounce in 2013 (my prediction) as more distance grows between the industry and Fukushima. I just don't think [Uranium Energy] is the best bet for a long-term bet on the industry.

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