NexGen Energy (TSE:NXE) Upgraded by Ventum Cap Mkts to “Strong-Buy”

Ventum Cap Mkts upgraded shares of NexGen Energy (TSE:NXEFree Report) to a strong-buy rating in a research report report published on Monday morning, reports. Ventum Cap Mkts also issued estimates for NexGen Energy’s FY2024 earnings at ($0.18) EPS, FY2025 earnings at ($0.08) EPS, FY2026 earnings at ($0.07) EPS and FY2027 earnings at ($0.13) EPS.

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Scotiabank set a C$13.50 price target on shares of NexGen Energy and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Raymond James dropped their price objective on shares of NexGen Energy from C$13.50 to C$13.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. Haywood Securities raised shares of NexGen Energy to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Friday, May 17th. Finally, Ventum Financial dropped their price objective on shares of NexGen Energy from C$12.50 to C$12.00 in a research report on Monday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, NexGen Energy has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of C$13.14.

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NexGen Energy Stock Up 8.7 %

Shares of TSE:NXE opened at C$10.17 on Monday. NexGen Energy has a 52 week low of C$5.95 and a 52 week high of C$12.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 19.12, a quick ratio of 8.20 and a current ratio of 1.96. The company has a market capitalization of C$5.70 billion, a PE ratio of 92.82 and a beta of 1.82. The company has a 50 day moving average price of C$10.11 and a two-hundred day moving average price of C$10.17.

NexGen Energy (TSE:NXEGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The company reported C($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C($0.04) by C($0.02). Analysts forecast that NexGen Energy will post -0.07 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Richard J. Patricio sold 175,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$9.67, for a total transaction of C$1,692,285.00. 8.23% of the stock is owned by insiders.

NexGen Energy Company Profile

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NexGen Energy Ltd., an exploration and development stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation and development of uranium properties in Canada. It holds a 100% interest in the Rook I project that consists of 32 contiguous mineral claims totaling an area of 35,065 hectares located in the southwestern Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan.

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