News articles about BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust earned a coverage optimism score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE BPT) opened at 21.90 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $20.40 and a 200 day moving average of $22.82. The stock has a market cap of $468.64 million, a P/E ratio of 9.01 and a beta of -0.53. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust has a 52-week low of $15.00 and a 52-week high of $32.95.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 20th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, July 16th will be paid a $0.8329 dividend. This represents a $3.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 15.21%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 12th. BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust’s payout ratio is 180.66%.

Several research firms recently commented on BPT. BidaskClub upgraded shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. TheStreet upgraded shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th.

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About BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust

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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