Denison MinesDenison Mines (DNN - Get Report) is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of uranium-bearing properties. The company also extracts, processes, sells and reclaims uranium. Year to date, this penny stock has jumped an incredible 145.7%, compared with a gain of 5.6% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Last quarter, DNN posted a difference of six cents from its actual quarterly earnings to its original earnings estimate. Trading at $3.08, DNN has a yearly stock range of $1.08 to $3.31.
Uranerz Energy Corp.Uranerz Energy Corp. (URZ) is also involved with the acquisition, development and development of uranium properties. The company mainly operates in Texas, Wyoming and Saskatchewan, Canada. Since January, URZ stock has gained 204.6%, compared with much smaller gains by the broader markets. Uranerz may have a market cap of just $255 million, but the penny stock does offer great potential profits. URZ is close to its 52-week high of $4.13, as it currently trades at $4.00.
Uranium Resources IHeadquartered in Texas, Uranium Resources I (URRE) is a uranium exploration, mine development and production company. URRE is the biggest gainer on this list, as the stock has jumped 374% since January. In fact, since September the uranium developer has gained 462%! URRE may be the best buy on this list, with its inexpensive stock price of just $3.65. Lastly, the stock is trading very close to its 52-week high of $3.71.
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