Media coverage about Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE:HGT) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hugoton Royalty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 42.7736366864 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Hugoton Royalty Trust (NYSE HGT) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $1.40. 234,382 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 121,122. The firm has a market cap of $56.00, a PE ratio of 11.67 and a beta of -0.16. Hugoton Royalty Trust has a one year low of $1.40 and a one year high of $2.50.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.007 per share. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This is a boost from Hugoton Royalty Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.01. Hugoton Royalty Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 66.67%.
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Hugoton Royalty Trust is an express trust. The Company is created pursuant to the Hugoton Royalty Trust Indenture between XTO Energy Inc, as grantor, and NationsBank, N.A., as trustee. Southwest Bank is now the trustee of the trust of the Company. XTO Energy is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation.
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