Comparing of Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) and Eclipse Resources Corporation (NYSE:ECR)

Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) and Eclipse Resources Corporation (NYSE:ECR) have been rivals in the Independent Oil & Gas for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pacific Coast Oil Trust 14.04M 5.52 12.62M 0.27 7.20
Eclipse Resources Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A -0.11 0.00

Table 1 highlights Pacific Coast Oil Trust and Eclipse Resources Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of Pacific Coast Oil Trust and Eclipse Resources Corporation.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pacific Coast Oil Trust 89.89% 4.9% 4.9%
Eclipse Resources Corporation 0.00% -4.9% -2.3%

Volatility and Risk

A 2.32 beta indicates that Pacific Coast Oil Trust is 132.00% more volatile compared to Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, Eclipse Resources Corporation is 103.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500, because of the 2.03 beta.


Pacific Coast Oil Trust shareholders receive an annual dividend of $0.27 per share which is subject to 13.62% dividend yield. Eclipse Resources Corporation does not pay a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 13.8% of Pacific Coast Oil Trust shares are owned by institutional investors while 78.1% of Eclipse Resources Corporation are owned by institutional investors. On the other hand, insiders owned about 12.9% of Eclipse Resources Corporation’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Pacific Coast Oil Trust 2.09% 7.14% 12.72% -26.14% -17.02% 18.9%
Eclipse Resources Corporation 4.46% 2.63% 5.41% -21.48% -31.58% 11.43%

For the past year Pacific Coast Oil Trust was more bullish than Eclipse Resources Corporation.


Pacific Coast Oil Trust beats on 10 of the 11 factors Eclipse Resources Corporation.

Eclipse Resources Corporation, an independent exploration and production company, acquires and develops oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin. The company owns interests in the Utica Shale and Marcellus Shale areas. As of December 31, 2016, it had an acreage position approximating 199,000 net acres in Eastern Ohio. The companyÂ’s estimated proved reserves consisted of 469.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. Eclipse Resources Corporation was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania.


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