Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC (NYSE:NKA) shares hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $4.21 and last traded at $4.20, with a volume of 29,587 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $4.18.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Niska Gas Storage Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 2nd.

The stock’s market capitalization is $159.55 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $4.16 and its 200 day moving average is $3.63.

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE:NKA) last posted its earnings results on Friday, June 10th. The company reported ($0.65) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.50. Equities analysts forecast that Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC will post ($0.87) EPS for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Niska Gas Storage Partners stock. Atlantic Trust Group LLC increased its stake in Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC (NYSE:NKA) by 23.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 356,554 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 68,356 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC owned approximately 0.94% of Niska Gas Storage Partners worth $1,116,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC owns and operates natural gas storage assets in North America. The Company operates the Countess and Suffield gas storage facilities (collectively, the AECO Hub) in Alberta, Canada, and the Wild Goose and Salt Plains gas storage facilities in California and Oklahoma, respectively.

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