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Shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) were the target of a significant decrease in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 6,348,416 shares, a decrease of 3.2% from the March 31st total of 6,560,054 shares, American Banking and Market News reports. Based on an average daily volume of 329,921 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 19.2 days. Currently, 8.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on URZ shares. Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald raised their price target on shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. to $2.10 in a research note on Tuesday, March 25th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, March 17th. They now have a $1.60 price target on the stock.

Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) opened at 1.59 on Tuesday. Uranerz Energy Corp. has a 1-year low of $0.80 and a 1-year high of $1.97. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $1.68 and its 200-day moving average is $1.35. The company’s market cap is $136.7 million.

Uranerz Energy Corporation (NYSE:URZ) is a uranium company focused on commercial in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium production.

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