Ex-Div Reminder For Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/3/15, Pacific Coast Oil Trust ( ROYT) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0286, payable on 6/12/15. As a percentage of ROYT's recent stock price of $3.92, this dividend works out to approximately 0.73%, so look for shares of Pacific Coast Oil Trust to trade 0.73% lower — all else being equal — when ROYT shares open for trading on 6/3/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ROYT, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0286 declared by Pacific Coast Oil Trust:

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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 8.76% 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 $3.62 per share, with $13.44 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $3.92.

In Monday trading, Pacific Coast Oil Trust shares are currently up about 1% on the day.

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