Uranium Participation Corporation

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Uranium Participation Corporation

February 03, 2014 18:05 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at January 31, 2014

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Uranium Participation Corporation (TSX:U) ("UPC") reports its estimated net asset value at January 31, 2014 was CAD$555.0 million or CAD$5.22 per share. As at January 31, 2014, UPC's investment portfolio consisted as follows:

(in thousands of Canadian dollars, except quantity amounts) Quantity Cost Fair Value
Investments in Uranium:
Uranium oxide in concentrates ("U3O8") 7,826,811 lbs $ 376,859 $ 308,943
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 2,153,471 KgU $ 353,357 $ 237,8521
$ 730,216 $ 546,795
U3O8 average cost and market value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 48.15 $ 39.472
- In United States dollars $ 44.01 $ 35.502
UF6 average cost and market value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 164.09 $ 112.302
- In United States dollars $ 152.26 $ 101.002
1 Includes a CAD$3,987,000 fair value adjustment for UPC's UF6 inventory held at the USEC Inc. enrichment facility.
2 Market values reflect month-end spot prices published by Ux Consulting Company, LLC, translated at the January 31, 2014 exchange rate of $1.1119.

In January 2014, UPC sold the conversion component of 100,000 KgU as UF6. To facilitate the sale of the conversion component, UPC transferred 100,000 KgU as UF6 to the buyer and received 261,286 pounds of U3O8 and cash consideration of US$1,000,000 (CAD$1,112,000).

About Uranium Participation Corporation

Uranium Participation Corporation is a company that invests substantially all of its assets in uranium oxide in concentrates ("U3O8") and uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") (collectively "uranium"), with the primary investment objective of achieving appreciation in the value of its uranium holdings through increases in the uranium price. Additional information about Uranium Participation Corporation is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Uranium Participation Corporation's website at www.uraniumparticipation.com.

Contact Information

  • Uranium Participation Corporation
    Ron Hochstein
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 232

    Uranium Participation Corporation
    James Anderson
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 372
    www.uraniumparticipation.com