Shares of North American Energy Partners Inc. (NYSE:NOA) traded up 3.5% on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $2.65 and last traded at $2.65, with a volume of 62,093 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $2.56.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered North American Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 9th. TheStreet raised North American Energy Partners from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, Sterne Agee CRT reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of North American Energy Partners in a report on Monday, May 16th.

The company’s market cap is $77.59 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $2.69 and its 200 day moving average is $2.34.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.015 per share. This is an increase from North American Energy Partners’s previous dividend of $0.01. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 29th.

North American Energy Partners Inc provides a range of mining and heavy construction services. The Company offers its services to customers in the resource development and industrial construction sectors, within Western Canada. The Company provides construction and operations support services through various stages of an oil sands project’s lifecycle.

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