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

$8.4 billion


Coal and consumable fuels

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$2.3 billion


CEO Timothy Gitzel (since 2011)

CFO Grant Isaac (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$588.3 million / $1.4 billion

Dividend Yield




BHP Billiton

Rio Tinto

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

On CAPS, 98% of the 1,820 members who have rated Cameco believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.   

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star TMFWillSommers, succinctly summed up the Cameco bull case for our community: "High-grade, low-cost producer. Uranium supply/demand dynamics should drive prices higher over the next 3-5 years, especially as Japan restarts nuclear and additional Chinese and Indian generators come online."