Westwater Resources To Join Russell Microcap® Index

Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE American: WWR) an energy materials company and developer of U.S. mineral resources essential for batteries for energy storage, today announced it is set to join the Russell Microcap® Index, effective at market open on June 28, 2021. The decision by Russell was first disclosed in a preliminary list of additions recently published.
Membership in the Russell Microcap® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its indexes primarily by objective, market capitalization rankings and style attributes.
“Joining the Russell Microcap® Index is an important milestone for Westwater as we receive recognition from one of the most prominent index providers followed by investment managers across our country,” said Christopher Jones, President and CEO of Westwater Resources. “We are hopeful this will expand the participation of institutional investors and benefit our shareholders with improved liquidity and visibility. We believe 2021 will be an important year for Westwater, as we seek to reach our strategic objectives and create additional value for our shareholders.”
About Westwater Resources
Westwater Resources (NYSE American: WWR) is focused on developing battery-grade graphite. The Company’s projects include the Coosa Graphite Project — the most advanced natural flake graphite project in the contiguous United States — and the associated Coosa Graphite Deposit located across 41,900 acres (~17,000 hectares) in east-central Alabama.