Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, enriched uranium supplier USEC
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at USEC's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Bethesda, Md. (1993)|
|Market Cap||$674.1 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.84 billion|
CEO John Welch (since 2005)
CFO John Barpoulis (since 2006)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||3.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$146.1 million / $575 million|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last month, SymS tapped USEC as an attractive nuclear pick: "Uranium will shine in the next few years as oil alternatives will urgently be needed."
USEC's price-to-cash flow of 4.7 even represents a clear discount to rival miners Cameco (28.7) and Denison Mines (41.2). Meanwhile, other uranium plays like Uranerz
CAPS member mitleg elaborates on the stock's risk-reward profile:
Absolutely a speculative stock. However, they have the leading position in the US. It seems that the Dept. of Energy won't let it sink under the weight of its debt. With oil prices poised for a rebound, and nuclear becoming more attractive, I see room for growth. Plus, it is very cheap in price to book and price to sales.
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