Cameco Corporation produces and sells uranium. More Details
Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Cameco's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CCO is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CCO's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
CA Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: CCO exceeded the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned 35.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CCO exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 39.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cameco's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Cameco (TSE:CCO) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs Cameco (TSE:CCO) Using Capital Effectively?
6 months ago | Simply Wall StShould You Use Cameco's (TSE:CCO) Statutory Earnings To Analyse It?
Is Cameco undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CCO (CA$23.79) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CA$13.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CCO is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: CCO is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Canadian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CCO's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the CA Oil and Gas industry average (1.5x).
How is Cameco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.5%).
Earnings vs Market: CCO is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: CCO's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CCO's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CCO's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.8%).
How has Cameco performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CCO is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CCO is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CCO is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 18.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CCO's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CCO is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-15%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CCO has a negative Return on Equity (-0.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Cameco's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CCO's short term assets (CA$1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$237.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CCO's short term assets (CA$1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CCO's debt to equity ratio (20.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CCO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 29.5% to 20.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CCO's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: CCO is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Cameco current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CCO's dividend (0.34%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.53%).
High Dividend: CCO's dividend (0.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.53%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CCO is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: CCO is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: CCO is not paying a notable dividend for the Canadian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CCO's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Canadian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Gitzel (57 yo)
Mr. Timothy S. Gitzel, also known as Tim, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Cameco Corporation since July 1, 2011 and has been its President since May 14, 2010. Mr. Gitzel serves as the President of ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD5.41M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD4.04M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CCO's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CCO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CCO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cameco Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cameco Corporation
- Ticker: CCO
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1987
- Industry: Coal and Consumable Fuels
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: CA$9.460b
- Shares outstanding: 397.64m
- Website: https://www.cameco.com
Number of Employees
- Cameco Corporation
- 2121-11th Street West
- S7M 1J3
Cameco Corporation produces and sells uranium. It operates in two segments, Uranium and Fuel Services. The Uranium segment is involved in the exploration for, mining, and milling, as well as purchase and s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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