Reminder - Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/3/13, Pacific Coast Oil Trust ( ROYT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1308, payable on 12/13/13. As a percentage of ROYT's recent stock price of $14.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.92%, so look for shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust to trade 0.92% lower — all else being equal — when ROYT shares open for trading on 12/3/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ROYT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1308 declared by Pacific Coast Oil Trust:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ROYT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.08% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of ROYT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Pacific Coast Oil Trust 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ROYT's low point in its 52 week range is $13.20 per share, with $19.06 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $14.17.

In Friday trading, Pacific Coast Oil Trust shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.

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