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Market Cap

CA$9.5b

Last Updated

2021/05/15 22:34 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Cameco Corporation produces and sells uranium. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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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.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.7%

CCO

-0.9%

CA Oil and Gas

-0.7%

CA Market


1 Year Return

71.5%

CCO

35.2%

CA Oil and Gas

39.3%

CA Market

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.


Shareholder returns

CCOIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.7%-0.9%-0.7%
30 Day14.5%5.1%1.0%
90 Day18.8%14.9%6.1%
1 Year72.6%71.5%42.6%35.2%43.8%39.3%
3 Year65.3%62.4%-5.7%-17.3%28.6%16.4%
5 Year71.4%59.5%4.5%-14.4%58.6%34.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Cameco's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Cameco undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.9x

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).


Future Growth

How is Cameco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

79.9%

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%).


Past Performance

How has Cameco performed over the past 5 years?

18.1%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Cameco current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.34%

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.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

9.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tim Gitzel (57 yo)

9.83yrs

Tenure

CA$6,542,185

Compensation

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.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CCO's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CCO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Cameco Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • Cameco Corporation
  • 2121-11th Street West
  • Saskatoon
  • Saskatchewan
  • S7M 1J3
  • Canada

Listings


Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/15 22:34
End of Day Share Price2021/05/14 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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