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How to buy Mesa Royalty Trust stock | $6.79

Learn how to easily invest in Mesa Royalty Trust stock.

Mesa Royalty Trust is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Mesa Royalty Trust shares (MTR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Mesa Royalty Trust stock price (NYSE: MTR)

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Mesa Royalty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$6.79
52-week range$3.43 - $7.32
50-day moving average $6.06
200-day moving average $5.65
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 23.8462
Dividend yield $0.305 (4.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.29

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Is it a good time to buy Mesa Royalty Trust stock?

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Mesa Royalty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.79 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-15) N/A
1 month (2021-09-24) 28.11%
3 months (2021-07-26) 12.05%
6 months (2021-04-26) 54.32%
1 year (2020-10-23) 78.33%
2 years (2019-10-25) -11.82%
3 years (2018-10-25) 13.45
5 years (2016-10-25) 10.2

Is Mesa Royalty Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Mesa Royalty Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mesa Royalty Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Mesa Royalty Trust's P/E ratio

Mesa Royalty Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Mesa Royalty Trust shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Mesa Royalty Trust financials

Revenue TTM $809,605
Operating margin TTM 75.69%
Gross profit TTM $837,905
Return on assets TTM 13.39%
Return on equity TTM 20.86%
Profit margin 65.75%
Book value $1.37
Market capitalisation $12.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mesa Royalty Trust shares

There are currently 3,960 Mesa Royalty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Mesa Royalty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 6.9% up from 3,706 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Mesa Royalty Trust shares can be evaluated.

Mesa Royalty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Mesa Royalty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mesa Royalty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mesa Royalty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 15840). Mesa Royalty Trust's SIR currently stands at 0.25. In other words for every 100,000 Mesa Royalty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 250 shares are currently held short.

However Mesa Royalty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mesa Royalty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mesa Royalty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mesa Royalty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mesa Royalty Trust shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0021% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mesa Royalty Trust shares, roughly 2 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Mesa Royalty Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Mesa Royalty Trust stock.

Mesa Royalty Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 50.94% of net profits

Recently Mesa Royalty Trust has paid out, on average, around 50.94% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mesa Royalty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 4.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mesa Royalty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.305 per share.

Mesa Royalty Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Mesa Royalty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 28 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Mesa Royalty Trust's shares ever split?

Mesa Royalty Trust's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 30 December 2013. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Mesa Royalty Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Mesa Royalty Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Mesa Royalty Trust's share price.

Mesa Royalty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Mesa Royalty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.4287 up to $7.3151. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MTR.US volatility(beta: 1.05)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Mesa Royalty Trust's is 1.0497. This would suggest that Mesa Royalty Trust's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Mesa Royalty Trust overview

Mesa Royalty Trust owns net overriding royalty interests in various oil and gas producing properties in the United States. It has interests in properties located in the Hugoton field of Kansas; and the San Juan Basin field of New Mexico and Colorado. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Houston, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Mesa Royalty Trust is owned by institutions?
Currently 14.818% of Mesa Royalty Trust shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Mesa Royalty Trust?
Mesa Royalty Trust's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Mesa Royalty Trust based?
Mesa Royalty Trust's address is: 601 Travis Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
What is Mesa Royalty Trust's ISIN number?
Mesa Royalty Trust's international securities identification number is: US5906601068
What is Mesa Royalty Trust's CUSIP number?
Mesa Royalty Trust's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 590660106

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