Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC (NYSE:NKA) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 77,414 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 2% from the previous session’s volume of 79,187 shares.The stock last traded at $4.20 and had previously closed at $4.21.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Niska Gas Storage Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 26th.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $4.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $3.67. The company’s market cap is $159.74 million.

Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE:NKA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, June 10th. The company reported ($0.65) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.50. Equities research analysts forecast that Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC will post ($0.87) earnings per share for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Niska Gas Storage Partners stock. Atlantic Trust Group LLC boosted its stake in Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC (NYSE:NKA) by 23.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 356,554 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 68,356 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC owned about 0.94% of Niska Gas Storage Partners worth $1,116,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

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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