Ur-Energy Inc. (URG) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:URG) (TSE:URE) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $1.67.

URG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. HC Wainwright set a $2.00 target price on Ur-Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Ur-Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Ur-Energy in a report on Monday, November 6th. ValuEngine cut Ur-Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Roth Capital set a $2.00 target price on Ur-Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th.

In other Ur-Energy news, insider Jeffrey T. Klenda sold 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.71, for a total transaction of $71,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,692,981 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,912,016.51. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Paul Macdonell sold 68,763 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.69, for a total value of $47,446.47. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Verity Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Ur-Energy during the fourth quarter valued at about $129,000. Gagnon Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ur-Energy in the fourth quarter worth about $352,000. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI bought a new stake in shares of Ur-Energy in the fourth quarter worth about $833,000. Finally, Global X Management Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ur-Energy in the fourth quarter worth about $14,089,000.

Ur-Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:URG) opened at $0.69 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $96.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.25 and a beta of 0.88. Ur-Energy has a 52 week low of $0.50 and a 52 week high of $0.83.

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About Ur-Energy

Ur-Energy Inc is an exploration-stage mining company. The Company is engaged in uranium mining, recovery and processing activities, including the acquisition, exploration, development and operation of uranium mineral properties in the United States. Its flagship property is the Lost Creek Project in Sweetwater County, Wyoming.

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