Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, uranium producer Cameco (NYSE: CCJ ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cameco's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Saskatoon, Canada (1987)
||Coal and consumable fuels
||CEO Timothy Gitzel (since 2011)
CFO Grant Isaac (since 2011)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
||$1.3 billion / $1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,830 members who have rated Cameco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this year, one of those Fools, bradyamanaka, tapped Cameco as a solid bargain opportunity:
Uranium supply is not keeping up with demand. Fukushima may have shut down nuclear energy in Germany, but China and India need electricity and they're going to build DOZENS of new nuclear plants in the next decade. It's underappreciated how much impact the Russian warhead uranium recycling deal affects the markets -- the supply coming from these recycled warheads is ending this year. Pays a dividend, stable company, well run. Has largest high grade uranium deposit in Saskatchewan.
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