Cameco Corp.

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CCJ : NYSE : Non-Energy Minerals
$9.025 -0.005 | -0.055%
Today's Range: 9.0 - 9.205
Avg. Daily Volume: 2373000.0
02/22/18 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CAMECO CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. CAMECO CORP is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.43 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.58% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)808.97887.1
EBITDA ($mil)154.74-17.14
EBIT ($mil)36.59-120.27
Net Income ($mil)-61.63-144.41

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)591.62320.28
Total Assets ($mil)7778.738249.2
Total Debt ($mil)1494.471493.33
Equity ($mil)4859.295258.37

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin24.615.07
EBITDA Margin19.12-1.93
Operating Margin4.52-13.56
Sales Turnover0.280.29
Return on Assets-2.63-0.74
Return on Equity-4.21-1.17
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio5.24.35
Interest Expense22.3121.63
Interest Coverage1.64-5.56

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)395.79395.79
Div / share0.080.07
Book value / share12.2813.29
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2454222.02092112.0


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.76 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.26 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.16. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CAMECO CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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CCJ NM Peers 274.94   CCJ 6.21 Peers 8.95

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

CCJ's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

CCJ is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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CCJ NA Peers 46.08   CCJ NA Peers 0.60

Neutral. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth potential.

Ratio not available.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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CCJ 0.76 Peers 5.16   CCJ -246.66 Peers 488.23

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CCJ is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, CCJ is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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CCJ 1.72 Peers 2.06   CCJ -11.30 Peers 30.08

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

CCJ is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

CCJ significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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