Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) by 12.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,485,254 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 596,975 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 3.96% of Uranium Energy Corp. worth $8,721,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of UEC. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 441.2% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,517,722 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,413,000 after buying an additional 1,237,289 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 1,402.1% in the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 552,567 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $785,000 after acquiring an additional 515,780 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 79.4% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 886,863 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,259,000 after acquiring an additional 392,410 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $578,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. by 221.8% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 396,904 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $632,000 after acquiring an additional 273,560 shares during the period.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Uranium Energy Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 29th. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating on shares of Uranium Energy Corp. in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. ValuEngine cut Uranium Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. Cantor Fitzgerald cut Uranium Energy Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Roth Capital assumed coverage on Uranium Energy Corp. in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $3.00 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $2.87.

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN UEC) traded up $0.03 on Friday, hitting $1.49. The company had a trading volume of 492,345 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,410,000. Uranium Energy Corp. has a 1-year low of $0.82 and a 1-year high of $1.92.

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Uranium Energy Corp. Company Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC)

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