Media headlines about Mesa Royalty Trust (NYSE:MTR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mesa Royalty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the energy company an impact score of 44.4853852323837 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Mesa Royalty Trust (NYSE:MTR) traded up $0.24 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $19.25. 2,912 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,427. The stock has a market cap of $35.43, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.56 and a beta of 0.96. Mesa Royalty Trust has a 52-week low of $10.80 and a 52-week high of $19.85.

Mesa Royalty Trust (NYSE:MTR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The energy company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter. Mesa Royalty Trust had a net margin of 94.47% and a return on equity of 80.61%.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 31st will be paid a $0.1479 dividend. This is a positive change from Mesa Royalty Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 30th. This represents a $1.77 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.22%. Mesa Royalty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 104.93%.

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About Mesa Royalty Trust

Mesa Royalty Trust owns property interests in the Hugoton Area (Kansas) and the San Juan Basin (Northwestern New Mexico and Southwestern Colorado). The Trust does not engage in any operations. The gas produced from the Hugoton properties is available for sale on the spot market. The natural gas produced from the San Juan Basin is sold on the spot market.

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