Nexgen Energy Ltd. (NYSE:NXE) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 6,932,017 shares, a growth of 1.6% from the September 15th total of 6,824,445 shares. Approximately 2.7% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 54,478 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 127.2 days.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can acquired a new stake in shares of Nexgen Energy during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $111,000. Toronto Dominion Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Nexgen Energy during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $121,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nexgen Energy during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $140,000. Bank of Nova Scotia acquired a new stake in shares of Nexgen Energy during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $190,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nexgen Energy during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $207,000.

Shares of Nexgen Energy (NYSE:NXE) traded up 0.92% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $2.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 27,858 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $683.69 million. Nexgen Energy has a 52 week low of $1.05 and a 52 week high of $3.40. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $2.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $2.28.

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