Uranium spot prices are on a tear! Prices are up over 80% in the last 12 months with the price at $92 USD per pound as of the end of mid-January 2024. What is behind the rise in uranium prices?

Cameco Corporation (US ticker code CCJ), a major producer of uranium, attributes the rise to supply constraints. CCJ cut its production forecast from 18 million pounds of uranium concentrate to 16.3 million pounds. Further compounding issues are the war in Ukraine impacting uranium mining in Russia. The unrest in Niger has also affected supply–Niger is the 6th largest world producer of uranium.

A further factor impacting the spot uranium price is demand from countries considering nuclear to achieve energy security. One recent example was news of France committing to build 6 new nuclear reactors by 2050.

With rising spot prices, well positioned uranium stocks and ETFs are benefitting.

Let’s use VectorVest to help us find these stocks and ETFs.  In the VectorVest system, there is a WatchList entitled: Uranium.  This allows our subscribers to check out Uranium stocks with the best combination of fundamentals and technicals each day.

Here is a snapshot as of 2 January 2024 where any stock associated with Uranium is identified and then sorted by the best combination of fundamentals at the top of the list:

The performance of the top ranked Uranium Stocks from 1 January 2024 through to 17th of January 2024 is as follows:

A word of caution: most of the Uranium stocks in the WatchList have average fundamentals. Should the uranium spot price continue to surge up, there is a good chance uranium stocks will continue to benefit but one needs to be aware of the risks.  Check in with VectorVest each day to find the Uranium stocks with the best combination of fundamental and technical analysis.

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