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Shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) saw a significant increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,818,432 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the July 15th total of 5,437,892 shares, American Banking and Market News reports. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 709,477 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.2 days. Currently, 6.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Separately, analysts at Laurentian cut their price target on shares of Uranerz Energy Corp. from C$2.00 to C$1.80 in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) traded down 3.57% on Monday, hitting $1.08. 395,244 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Uranerz Energy Corp. has a 52 week low of $0.80 and a 52 week high of $1.97. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $1.30 and a 200-day moving average of $1.50. The company’s market cap is $93.2 million.

Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ) last released its earnings data on Monday, August 11th. The company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter. On average, analysts predict that Uranerz Energy Corp. will post $-0.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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