News stories about Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Coast Oil Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.0572834561595 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) remained flat at $1.69 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 67,111 shares. Pacific Coast Oil Trust has a 12-month low of $0.87 and a 12-month high of $2.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $65.21 million, a P/E ratio of 39.30 and a beta of 2.06. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $1.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $1.72.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 17th. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th will be paid a $0.0027 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.03 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.89%.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ROYT. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pacific Coast Oil Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 27th. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Pacific Coast Oil Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $2.00 to $1.50 in a research report on Thursday, July 13th.

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Pacific Coast Oil Trust Company Profile

Pacific Coast Oil Trust is a statutory trust formed by Pacific Coast Energy Company LP (PCEC). The Trust is engaged in acquiring and holding net profits and royalty interests in certain oil and natural gas properties located in California for the benefit of the Trust unitholders. The Underlying Properties consist of producing and non-producing interests in oil units, wells and lands located onshore in California in the Santa Maria Basin, which contains PCEC’s Orcutt properties, and the Los Angeles Basin, which contains PCEC’s West Pico, East Coyote and Sawtelle properties.

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