Shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus target price of $2.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.05 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Pacific Coast Oil Trust an industry rank of 44 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.

ROYT stock traded down $0.03 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $2.11. The company had a trading volume of 36,576 shares, compared to its average volume of 144,493. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $2.15 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $2.12. The company has a market capitalization of $81.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.39 and a beta of 2.02. Pacific Coast Oil Trust has a 52 week low of $1.48 and a 52 week high of $2.95.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 5th were paid a $0.0207 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, August 2nd. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.80%. Pacific Coast Oil Trust’s dividend payout ratio is 75.76%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of ROYT. Regal Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Pacific Coast Oil Trust in the first quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Pacific Coast Oil Trust in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $35,000. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in Pacific Coast Oil Trust in the first quarter valued at approximately $47,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 13.04% of the company’s stock.

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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