Headlines about North American Energy Partners (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research firm, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. North American Energy Partners earned a news impact score of 0.28 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an impact score of 7 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment’s analysis:
- North American Energy Partners (NOA) vs. Profire Energy (PFIE) Critical Analysis (americanbankingnews.com)
- North American Energy Partners (NOA) & Profire Energy (PFIE) Financial Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analyzing Profire Energy (PFIE) & North American Energy Partners (NOA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- North American Energy Partners Inc.(USA) (NOA) versus Profire Energy (PFIE) Critical Comparison (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of North American Energy Partners (NOA) traded down 2.17% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $4.50. 43,227 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of $4.62 and a 200 day moving average of $4.62. The company has a market capitalization of $123.90 million, a P/E ratio of 62.50 and a beta of 0.51. North American Energy Partners has a one year low of $2.34 and a one year high of $5.70.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.0147 per share. This represents a $0.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 26th. North American Energy Partners’s payout ratio is 100.00%.
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on NOA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of North American Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of North American Energy Partners in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Finally, National Bank Financial reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of North American Energy Partners in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, North American Energy Partners presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $7.13.
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About North American Energy Partners
North American Energy Partners Inc provides a range of mining and heavy construction services to customers in the resource development and industrial construction sectors within Western Canada. The Company’s operating divisions include Heavy Construction and Mining; Industrial, and Tailings & Environmental Construction.
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