Athabasca Oil Corp. has struggled to move above the $1 mark for most of the year. Since the beginning of April, however, things have started looking up with the stock rising more than 25 per cent, reaching a high of $1.09 on April 12. That is ahead of the S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index, which is up 5 per cent over the same period.
Moreover, insiders, including chief executive officer Rob Broen, have been buying, spending a combined $22,400 picking up shares in the public market since the beginning of the month.
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