North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) – Investment analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of North American Energy Partners in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. National Bank Financial analyst M. Sytchev anticipates that the oil and gas company will earn ($0.05) per share for the quarter. National Bank Financial has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for North American Energy Partners’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.07 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $0.09 EPS.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded North American Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $9.00 target price on shares of North American Energy Partners in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. North American Energy Partners has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $6.88.

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North American Energy Partners (NYSE NOA) opened at 4.00 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $4.30 and a 200 day moving average price of $4.72. North American Energy Partners has a 12 month low of $2.34 and a 12 month high of $5.70. The company has a market cap of $110.13 million, a P/E ratio of 51.95 and a beta of 0.63.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a $0.016 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 29th. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.60%. This is an increase from North American Energy Partners’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.01. North American Energy Partners’s payout ratio is currently 600.00%.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new stake in North American Energy Partners during the first quarter worth approximately $104,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of North American Energy Partners by 144.7% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 35,687 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 21,101 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of North American Energy Partners by 42.9% in the first quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 39,048 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $193,000 after buying an additional 11,717 shares during the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of North American Energy Partners by 82.0% in the first quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 60,592 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $300,000 after buying an additional 27,292 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of North American Energy Partners during the first quarter worth $1,880,000. Institutional investors own 44.72% of the company’s stock.

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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