Media stories about North American Energy Partners (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. North American Energy Partners earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 47.3738703675693 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of North American Energy Partners (NYSE:NOA) opened at $4.54 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64. North American Energy Partners has a one year low of $2.95 and a one year high of $5.70. The firm has a market cap of $132.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of 151.67 and a beta of 0.64.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 30th will be paid a $0.0156 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $0.06 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%. North American Energy Partners’s dividend payout ratio is 200.00%.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of North American Energy Partners from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Saturday, November 4th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $7.00.

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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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