Shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $2.88 and last traded at $2.75, with a volume of 7999 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $2.71.

The company has a market cap of $104.18 million, a PE ratio of 33.75 and a beta of 2.43.

Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 31st. The oil and gas producer reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.04. The business had revenue of $12.58 million for the quarter. Pacific Coast Oil Trust had a return on equity of 3.49% and a net margin of 20.49%. equities research analysts forecast that Pacific Coast Oil Trust will post 0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 6th were paid a $0.041 dividend. This is a boost from Pacific Coast Oil Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.04. This represents a $0.49 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 17.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 5th.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Pacific Coast Oil Trust stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 86,000 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $198,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 0.22% of Pacific Coast Oil Trust at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 15.09% of the company’s stock.

Pacific Coast Oil Trust Company Profile (NYSE:ROYT)

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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