Wednesday’s Midday Stock Update: Cytosorbents (CTSO), Sea (SE), First Majestic Silver (AG), Hecla Mining Company (HL), Cameco (CCJ)

By Carrie Williams

So far Wednesday, October 13, NASDAQ is down -0.01% and the S&P is up 0.27%. Here are this morning’s most active stocks: Cytosorbents (CTSOResearch Report), Sea (SEResearch Report), First Majestic Silver (AGResearch Report), Hecla Mining Company (HLResearch Report) and Cameco (CCJResearch Report).

Cytosorbents is down -9.87% in midday trading to $6.17. Shares opened today at $6.84. The company has a 52-week low of $6.54 and a 52-week high of $11.68. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $11.50, marking a 68.13% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, Cowen analyst Josh Jennings maintained a Buy rating on CTSO, with a price target of $10.00, which represents a potential upside of 46% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on September 8, Maxim Group’s Jason McCarthy assigned a Hold rating to the stock .

Sea is up 7.02% in midday trading to $347.93. Shares opened today at $325.10. The company has a 52-week low of $155.10 and a 52-week high of $359.84. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $369.44, marking a 13.64% potential upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 22, Bank of America Securities analyst Sachin Salgaonkar maintained a Buy rating on SE, with a price target of $380.00, which represents a potential upside of 17% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on August 17, Stifel Nicolaus’ Scott Devitt assigned a Hold rating to the stock and has a price target of $325.00.

First Majestic Silver is up 6.37% in midday trading to $12.35. Shares opened today at $11.61. The company has a 52-week low of $9.62 and a 52-week high of $24.01. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $16.78, marking a 44.53% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, H.C. Wainwright analyst Heiko Ihle reiterated a Buy rating on AG, with a price target of $25.00, which represents a potential upside of 115% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on September 20, National Bank’s Don DeMarco maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of C$18.00. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $7.99M worth of AG shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on First Majestic Silver has been positive based on 96 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is higher than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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Hecla Mining Company is up 6.03% in midday trading to $5.45. Shares opened today at $5.14. The company has a 52-week low of $4.32 and a 52-week high of $9.44. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $7.60, marking a 47.86% potential upside from current levels. In a report released today, H.C. Wainwright analyst Heiko Ihle reiterated a Buy rating on HL, with a price target of $7.50, which implies an upside of 46% from current levels. Separately, on July 14, BMO’s Ryan Thompson maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $7.00.

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Cameco is up 5.76% in midday trading to $25.70. Shares opened today at $24.30. The company has a 52-week low of $9.01 and a 52-week high of $26.57. On the Street’s front, the average 12-month analyst price target for the stock is $26.48, marking a 8.97% potential upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Scotia Bank analyst Orest Wowkodaw maintained a Buy rating on CCJ, with a price target of C$35.00, which represents a potential upside of 44% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on September 30, BMO’s Alexander Pearce maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of C$26.00. In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $3.18M worth of CCJ shares. Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Cameco has been negative based on 67 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.

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