Denison MinesDenison Mines ( DNN) 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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