The Best ASX Uranium Stocks
to buy Now In
March 2024

Check out our Industry Experts’ report and
analysis on ASX Uranium Stocks

The Best ASX Uranium Stocks
to buy Now In
March 2024

Check out our Industry Experts’ report
and analysis on ASX Uranium Stocks

ASX Uranium Stocks in 2024

Uranium is a non-renewable resource with low carbon emissions, making it an attractive alternative to traditional fossil fuels and energy resources. Uranium has a wide range of applications in nuclear power plants and nuclear weapons, and can be used for medical research and other industrial processes. Although the uranium market has never reached its pre-GFC highs (of over US$140 per pound), being hit by that crisis along with the Fukushima nuclear tragedy, the market is in the best state it has been in for 15 years. As the push for decarbonization grows, uranium has become increasingly sought after as an effective fuel source with minimal environmental impact.

Prices have rallied to levels that will enable several mothballed projects to restart and deposits with the potential to grow into operating mines suddenly become appealing. Australia, which has approximately 30% of the world's known uranium resources, offers fertile ground for uranium exploration, mining, and production companies. The nation's abundance of this heavy metal, combined with advanced mining technology, makes it a major player in the global, uranium ore market. The favourable regulatory environment, relative to other jurisdiction, helps too.

Why Invest in Uranium Stocks?

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Australia, which has approximately 30% of the world's known uranium resources, ASX-listed companies leverage these local resources, creating opportunities for investors to participate in the uranium mining sector.

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ASX-listed uranium stocks have enjoyed substantial growth, driven by rising uranium prices. This price increase stems from tightening supply and growing demand, creating a favourable market dynamic.

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A key driver of this growth in uranium stocks has been the emerging supply deficit in the global uranium market. As a result of the supply of uranium dwindling, we see an increase in uranium prices.

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The demand for nuclear energy is surging, this surge in demand directly influences uranium prices and, consequently, the performance of uranium stocks.

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Pros and Cons of Investing in Uranium Stocks

Investing in uranium stocks can offer significant potential for returns, especially as the demand for clean energy increases. However, investors must also be aware of the inherent risks, including market volatility, regulatory changes, and public sentiment. As with any investment, thorough research and due diligence are key to making informed investment decisions in the uranium sector

The Pros

As countries strive to reduce their carbon footprints, nuclear energy, which relies on uranium, is gaining attention as a carbon-free power source.

This growing demand for nuclear energy could drive up uranium prices, potentially benefiting uranium stocks.

The Cons

Like other commodities, uranium prices can be highly volatile, influenced by changes in supply, demand, and geopolitical events.

This volatility can directly impact the performance of uranium stocks, which can lead to significant losses for investors. Investors who have followed the uranium sector for several year would know this all too well - the plunge in uranium prices in the aftermath of the GFC led to many projects worldwide being mothballed.

Top 3 ASX Uranium Stocks to buy

Paladin Energy (ASX: PDN)

Paladin owns 75% of the Heinrich uranium Mine in Namibia which it intends on restarting in the March quarter of CY24. It anticipates a 17-year mine life, producing 77Mlb of uranium over that time.

Boss Energy (ASX: BOE)

Boss Energy has had the South Australian Honeymoon Uranium Project since 2015. The uranium deposit there, which has a JORC Resource of 71.6Mlb at an average grade of 620ppm, has lied dormant for a decade since the previous owners mothballed it due to low prices.

Peninsula Energy (ASX: PEN)

It is one of the largest US uranium projects with 53.7Mlb of JRC Resources. The conservative DFS estimated a 14-year mine life generating 14.4Mlb, deriving a 43% pre-tax IRR, US$895.2 project revenue across the life of the project, and a US$124.8m pre-tax NPV.

Top 3 ASX Uranium Stocks to buy

Paladin Energy (ASX: PDN)

Paladin owns 75% of the Heinrich uranium Mine in Namibia which it intends on restarting in the March quarter of CY24. It anticipates a 17-year mine life, producing 77Mlb of uranium over that time.

Boss Energy (ASX: BOE)

Boss Energy has had the South Australian Honeymoon Uranium Project since 2015. The uranium deposit there, which has a JORC Resource of 71.6Mlb at an average grade of 620ppm, has lied dormant for a decade since the previous owners mothballed it due to low prices.

Peninsula Energy (ASX: PEN)

It is one of the largest US uranium projects with 53.7Mlb of JRC Resources. The conservative DFS estimated a 14-year mine life generating 14.4Mlb, deriving a 43% pre-tax IRR, US$895.2 project revenue across the life of the project, and a US$124.8m pre-tax NPV.

Our Blogs on Uranium Stocks

Paladin Energy (ASX:PDN): Restarting production in 1Q24 and set to benefit from the Surge Towards a Nuclear Future

January 15, 2024

Paladin Energy (ASX: PDN) is one of several uranium stocks that saw an upswing in 2023 – by over 50%. There…

Peninsula Energy’s Bold Leap Towards Profitability

November 25, 2023

Pеninsula Enеrgy Limitеd (ASX: PEN), a key player in the uranium еxploration sеctor in the Unitеd Statеs, with a markеt…

Alligator Energy

Alligator Energy (ASX:AGE) is earlier stage than many of its peers, but worth a close look

October 31, 2023

This week’s domestic stock deep dive is on Alligator Energy (ASX:AGE), one of several ASX stocks in uranium. We think…

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Why did uranium prices drop for over 10 years post-GFC? And are thing back on track now?

October 12, 2023

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Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN): Our favourite ASX uranium play for 2023!

June 19, 2023

This week we are taking an in-depth look at Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN). It is one of a handful of uranium stocks…