Volatile Stock in Broker’s Choice: U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA), Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ)

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a loss of -4.07% to 51.16 with around 6.65 Million shares have changed hands in this session.

Finally, analysts shed their light over the SLCA price targets; maintaining price high target of 95.00 while at average the price target was 66.85 in contrast with the current price of 51.16. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 17 analysts recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 17 stands on similar situation; while 1 for the current month as compared to 2 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 2 analysts gave Underweight and 1 out of pool consider it as Sell for current month. For the overall, consensus ratings were for Buy.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 280.81% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -16.80%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 9.29% and for the year was 212.68%, while the YTD performance remained at -9.74%. SLCA has Average True Range for 14 days of 2.60.

Shares of Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a decrease of -2.84% to close at $10.95.

Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked CCJ in recent few months. In ratings table the CCJ given BUY ratings by 6 analysts in current phase and 2 analysts suggest it as overweight security. The 0 number of analyst/s have SELL recommendation for current month on CCJ. While 5 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current as compared to 2 analysts giving UNDERWEIGHT. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommend it as Overweight security.

The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.04 at current month while compared with $0.06 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.05 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $0.43 as compared to one month ago of $0.43, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $0.70.

Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of -0.70%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 48.82% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -18.04%. CCJ last month stock price volatility remained 3.47%.


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