Uranium Energy Corporation: The Bad News Buried In The Recent Sale
by Sonya Colberg, Senior Editor, 6/18/2015 9:59:59 AM
Uranium mining company Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) is digging all the love it’s getting from the market right now. But after we mined into company documents, we couldn’t resist humming the cowboy song, “You Done Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat.”
Uranium Energy looks ready to do just that to investors.
The company has not responded to TheStreetSweeper’s request for comment but investors may find other viewpoints here. Meanwhile, we’ve leaned on some ol’ country songs to help us croon out the risks.
*”If The Jukebox Took Teardrops,” Or Market’s Feeling The Pain
While UEC stock is up, the company’s peers are all down.
The reason the sector’s performance remains so terrible is because uranium spot prices of about $36 are at a five-year low, as shown below.
eMagin: Imagine This Stock Collapsing Below $1
by Sonya Colberg, Senior Editor, 6/11/2015 9:51:11 AM
Looking for all the world like a virtual reality gamer, eMagin Corp. (EMAN) has been virtually running in place ever since the introduction of its first microdisplay 14 long years ago.
And now one of the OLED (organic light emitting diode) display maker’s greatest rivals has reached across and hit eMagin’s reverse button … stealing a Navy contract right out from under its nose.
This – and additional adversity – will likely squash the almost flat revenue anticipated for 2015. Though EMAN just turned a slight profit after seven straight quarters of losses, these challenges suggest it may have a tough time hanging onto that oh-so-tenuous profitability.
Investors may check out other viewpoints here, which include bullish points such as EMAN will gain government contracts, improve compared to rivals and find growth opportunities.
Meanwhile, we’ll hit the top reasons EMAN’s virtual shoot-out will likely end badly. We’re looking for the stock price to drop below $1 because:
*1. Yowza! Trading At 100 Times Earnings?!?
The most bullish analyst estimates EMAN’s earnings will reach 3 cents per share for the year. So that means investors are paying an astronomical 100 times more than the earnings they expect to receive.
That’s a lot considering the fact that EMAN is a little OLED microdisplay maker with declining revenue - not one of the highflying biotechs working on a cure for cancer.
We’ll save the multiple we’re generously projecting for EMAN for the conclusion of this article.
JAMN Finally Spills the Beans -- And It's an Ugly Mess
by Janice Shell, 6/2/2011 10:32:51 AM
To be sure, the 10-K offered investors little reason to sing. For starters, the filing reveals, this once-hot “coffee company” sells no coffee of its own at all. JAMN relies on a supplier based in frigid Canada – far away from the tropical Jamaican home of its co-founder Rohan Marley – to provide the company with an actual product to sell to its customers instead.
Back in April of 2010, JAMN inked a “supply and toll agreement” with Canterbury Coffee of British Columbia that gave it access to some brew. According to that agreement, JAMN relies on Canterbury to fulfill every role – save a minor one – normally satisfied by a firm that classifies itself as a coffee company. Canterbury purchases the coffee beans. It roasts them. And it then packages them in bags supplied by JAMN – the company’s only real product – for sale to the public.
JAMN signed this deal more than a year ago, right before Shane Whittle – a notorious Vancouver stock promoter – officially resigned as CEO of the company. But the company never mentioned that agreement, seemingly material enough to warrant at least a quiet 8-K report, in a single regulatory filing until now.
Jammin Java (JAMN): Hot Stock ... Bitter Aftertaste?
by Janice Shell, 6/2/2011 10:30:25 AM
It’s time to wake up and smell the coffee! That’s exactly what Jammin Java (OTC: JAMN.OB), a heavily promotedcoffee company, and – for very different reasons – TheStreetSweeper would like investors to do.
Since the beginning of the year, JAMN has miraculously risen from the ashes of the “Grey Market” graveyard to become one of the liveliest – and richest – stocks in the entire microcap arena. JAMN has seen its stock shoot straight toward heaven, soaring from 55 cents to peak above $6 a share on massive daily volume, with its market value nowtopping $355 million despite the company’s limited resources and operating history. (As covered in more detail below, two of the Internet tout sheets pushing JAMN the hardest effectively vanished -- disabled by their Internet servers -- on the day the stock’s trading volume exploded past 20 million shares.)
CCME: Few Signs of Life at 'Healthy' Chinese Firm
by Roddy Boyd, 3/23/2011 9:30:34 AM
Also, and this cannot be understated, hanging out on a sidewalk in Fujian–the sidewalks double as parking spots when the streets, which appeared to have been designed in the Han Dynasty, fill up–was not a viable option. There was also the matter of the world-class headache the Financial Investigator was developing from Fuzhou’s diabolical smell, an epic conflation of poor sewage treatment, air pollution and the smell of cabbage that made getting the hell off Dongjie street a matter of vital importance.
The Financial Investigator and his traveling companion for the trip, an American investor with extensive experience in China, decided to head upstairs despite our interview with the CFO having been cancelled at the last minute (with no explanation given.) We thought a quick tour of the offices and meeting a few other executives might open our eyes to a few things.
Though the language barrier was a little steep with the young receptionist–when we asked for writing paper, she provided Kleenex–we were in short order shown to their conference room and told to wait. It did not escape notice that pride of place in the conference room belonged to a framed certificate of participation from the Fall 2010 Rodman & Renshaw conference, the World Cup for reverse merger companies and the pumpers and touts who peddle them.
Eventually chief operating officer James Yu came down and after spending 30 minutes trying to understand who we were, concluded that giving us a tour wouldn’t hurt. Soon enough, his colleague, Vinne Ye–the chairman’s assistant–came out and took us around.
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