Uranium Participation Corporation
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Uranium Participation Corporation

October 04, 2011 10:06 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at September 30, 2011

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Uranium Participation Corporation (TSX:U) ("UPC") reports its estimated net asset value at September 30, 2011 was CDN$770.4 million or CDN$7.17 per share. As at September 30, 2011, 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") 7,250,000 lbs $ 342,495 $ 395,431
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 2,374,230 KgU $ 389,998 $ 360,122
$ 732,493 $ 755,553
U3O8 average cost and market value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 47.24 $ 54.541
- In United States dollars $ 43.23 $ 52.50
UF6 average cost and market value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 164.26 $ 151.681
- In United States dollars $ 152.06 $ 146.00

1 Converted at the September 30, 2011 exchange rate of $1.0389.

In the month of September 2011, UPC repurchased 134,500 of its common shares at a cost of CDN$762,000 under a normal course issuer bid.

About Uranium Participation Corporation

Uranium Participation Corporation is an investment holding company which 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. 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
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 232

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