News coverage about Ur-Energy (NYSE:URG) has trended somewhat negative this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ur-Energy earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Alpha One’s scoring:
- Ur-Energy Inc. (URG) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- UR-Energy Inc. (:URG) Stock Sees Movement of 9.96% on the Week – Concord Register (concordregister.com)
- Shares Seesawing on Volume: Ur-Energy Inc (URG) – The Times (tuckermantimes.com)
- Technical Roundup on Metals & Minerals Stocks — Platinum Group Metals, Taseko Mines, UR-Energy, and Adient – PR Newswire (press release) (prnewswire.com)
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ur-Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Roth Capital set a $2.00 target price on shares of Ur-Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 11th.
Ur-Energy (NYSE:URG) opened at 0.57 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $0.60 and its 200 day moving average is $0.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $83.15 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.66. Ur-Energy has a 12 month low of $0.41 and a 12 month high of $0.91.
Ur-Energy Company Profile
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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