Reminder - North American Energy Partners (NOA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/26/14, North American Energy Partners Inc. (TSX: NOA.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 10/21/14. As a percentage of NOA's recent stock price of $7.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.29%.

Below is a dividend history chart for NOA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.02 declared by North American Energy Partners Inc.:

NOA+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from NOA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.14% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of NOA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

North American Energy Partners Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, NOA's low point in its 52 week range is $5.20 per share, with $9.22 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $7.00.

In Wednesday trading, North American Energy Partners Inc. shares are currently off about 1.7% on the day.

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