VOC Energy Trust (VOC) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. VOC Energy Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 46.3268176694168 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

NYSE VOC traded up $0.01 on Friday, hitting $5.81. 114,216 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 74,305. VOC Energy Trust has a 52-week low of $3.15 and a 52-week high of $6.66. The company has a market capitalization of $98.60 million, a PE ratio of 11.60 and a beta of 1.11.

VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 10th. The oil and gas producer reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter. VOC Energy Trust had a return on equity of 11.34% and a net margin of 91.86%. The business had revenue of $2.03 million for the quarter.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 30th will be issued a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.77%. This is a boost from VOC Energy Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 27th.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded VOC Energy Trust from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 29th.

VOC Energy Trust Company Profile

VOC Energy Trust acquires and holds a term net profits interest of the net proceeds from production and sale of the interests in oil and natural gas properties in the states of Kansas and Texas. The company has a 80% term net profits interest of the net proceeds on the underlying properties. As of December 31, 2017, its underlying properties had interests in 492.5 net producing wells and 55,736.9 net acres; and had proved reserves of approximately 3.4 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBoe) attributable to the portion of the Kansas underlying properties, and approximately 4.6 MMBoe attributable to the Texas underlying properties.

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