USEC Rises On Unusually High Volume (USU)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- USEC (NYSE: USU) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 10.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.8 times its average daily volume and trading up 22 cents (+5%) at $4.60 as of 4:03 p.m. ET.

USEC has a market cap of $530.7 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry.

USEC Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies low enriched uranium (LEU) to commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and internationally. The company sells the separative work units (SWU) component of LEU; the SWU and uranium components of LEU; and uranium.

TheStreet Ratings rates USEC as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. You can view the full USEC Ratings Report.

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