News articles about Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Coast Oil Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.750992127411 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust remained flat at $$2.39 during trading hours on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. 145,223 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 195,682. Pacific Coast Oil Trust has a 52-week low of $1.36 and a 52-week high of $2.75. The stock has a market cap of $92.21 million, a PE ratio of 29.88 and a beta of 2.31.
The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.039 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 8th. This represents a $0.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 19.58%.
About Pacific Coast Oil Trust
Pacific Coast Oil Trust acquires and holds net profits and royalty interests in various oil and natural gas properties located in California. Its properties include Orcutt properties located in the Santa Maria Basin; and West Pico, East Coyote, and Sawtelle properties located in the Los Angeles Basin of California.
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