Virtu Financial LLC grew its position in shares of Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) by 277.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 110,595 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 81,291 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC owned about 0.06% of Uranium Energy worth $155,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of UEC. Two Sigma Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Uranium Energy during the 4th quarter valued at $28,000. Vanguard Group Inc increased its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 0.7% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 6,530,374 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $11,232,000 after purchasing an additional 43,154 shares in the last quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI increased its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 7.7% in the 4th quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 1,081,812 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,352,000 after purchasing an additional 77,071 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 7.6% in the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,935,658 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,419,000 after purchasing an additional 136,853 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Uranium Energy by 2.9% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 10,125,065 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $17,416,000 after purchasing an additional 290,119 shares in the last quarter.
UEC stock traded down $0.04 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $1.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,035,853 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,098,172. Uranium Energy Corp. has a 1 year low of $1.12 and a 1 year high of $1.89.
Uranium Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:UEC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March 12th. The basic materials company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01.
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Uranium Energy Profile
Uranium Energy Corp. engages in exploration, pre-extraction, extraction, and processing uranium and titanium concentrates in the United States, Canada, and Paraguay. It owns interests in the Palangana mine, Burke Hollow, Goliad, Longhorn, and Salvo projects located in Texas; Anderson, Workman Creek, and Los Cuatros projects situated in Arizona; Slick Rock project in Colorado; Diabase project located in Canada; and Yuty, Oviedo, and Alto Paraná titanium projects in Paraguay.
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