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 respected four-star ranking.

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

Cameco facts

Headquarters (founded)

Saskatoon, Canada (1987)

Market Cap

$7.8 billion


Coal and consumable fuels

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.4 billion


CEO Timothy Gitzel (since 2011)

CFO Grant Isaac (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$814.7 million / $1.6 billion

Dividend Yield




BHP Billiton

Rio Tinto

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 1,834 members who have rated Cameco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star Chemdawg, succinctly summed up the Cameco bull case for our community:

[R]eactors coming back online slowly but the uranium is so cheap it is not economical to mine. [T]hat won't stay that way long. Cigar Lake is due to start actually producing this year. [S]ometimes being the best has its advantages ... you stay alive when the weaker ones go 10 toes up. [O]utperform.

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