Media headlines about BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.3292521488513 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) opened at $20.20 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $424.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.51 and a beta of -0.62. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust has a 52-week low of $15.00 and a 52-week high of $31.30.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, January 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th were given a $1.23 dividend. This is a boost from BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.68. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, January 18th. This represents a $4.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 24.36%. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust’s dividend payout ratio is presently 136.67%.
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BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust Company Profile
BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust is a grantor trust. The property of the Trust consists of an overriding royalty interest (the Royalty Interest), and cash and cash equivalents held by the Trustee from time to time. The Royalty Interest entitles the Trust to a royalty on 16.4% of the lesser of the first 90,000 barrels of the average actual daily net production of crude oil and condensate per quarter from the working interest of BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc (BP Alaska) as of February 28, 1989 in the Prudhoe Bay oil field located on the North Slope in Alaska or the average actual daily net production of crude oil and condensate per quarter from that working interest.
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