Uranium Participation Corporation
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Uranium Participation Corporation

November 04, 2013 08:30 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at October 31, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 4, 2013) -

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Uranium Participation Corporation (TSX:U) ("UPC") reports its estimated net asset value at October 31, 2013 was CAD$516.8 million or CAD$4.86 per share. As at October 31, 2013, UPC's investment portfolio consisted as follows:

(in thousands of Canadian dollars, except quantity amounts) Quantity Cost Market Value
Investments in Uranium:
Uranium oxide in concentrates ("U3O8") 7,565,525 lbs $ 361,400 $ 274,180
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 2,253,471 KgU $ 369,955 $ 234,427
$ 731,355 $ 508,607
U3O8 average cost and market value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 47.77 $ 36.241
- In United States dollars $ 43.73 $ 34.75
UF6 average cost and market value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 164.17 $ 104.031
- In United States dollars $ 151.97 $ 99.75
1 Converted at the October 31, 2013 exchange rate of $1.0429.

At October 31, 2013, UPC has a commitment to sell the conversion component of 100,000 KgU as UF6 for delivery in January 2014. To facilitate the sale of the conversion component, UPC will transfer 100,000 KgU as UF6 to the buyer and receive 261,286 pounds of U3O8 and consideration of US$1,000,000 (CAD$1,042,900).

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