Head-To-Head Comparison: Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT) versus Glori Energy (GLRI)

Pacific Coast Oil Trust (NYSE:ROYT) and Glori Energy (OTCMKTS:GLRI) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.


Pacific Coast Oil Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.7%. Glori Energy does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Pacific Coast Oil Trust and Glori Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pacific Coast Oil Trust 0 0 0 0 N/A
Glori Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

15.1% of Pacific Coast Oil Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 46.2% of Glori Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Pacific Coast Oil Trust has a beta of 2.49, meaning that its stock price is 149% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Glori Energy has a beta of 4.99, meaning that its stock price is 399% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Pacific Coast Oil Trust and Glori Energy’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pacific Coast Oil Trust $7.49 million 11.90 $4.35 million N/A N/A
Glori Energy $9.00 million 0.02 -$36.25 million N/A N/A

Pacific Coast Oil Trust has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Glori Energy.


This table compares Pacific Coast Oil Trust and Glori Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pacific Coast Oil Trust 28.59% 3.49% 3.49%
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A


Pacific Coast Oil Trust beats Glori Energy on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pacific Coast Oil Trust Company Profile

Pacific Coast Oil Trust acquires and holds net profits and royalty interests in various oil and natural gas properties located in California. Its properties include Orcutt properties located in the Santa Maria Basin; and West Pico, East Coyote, and Sawtelle properties located in the Los Angeles Basin of California. As of December 31, 2017, the company had proved reserves of 17.3 million barrels of oil equivalent. Pacific Coast Oil Trust was founded in 2012 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Glori Energy Company Profile

Glori Energy Inc., an energy technology and oil production company, provides services to third party exploration and production companies in North America and Brazil. It operates through Oil and Gas, and AERO Services segments. The Oil and Gas segment produces and develops oil and natural gas interests. The AERO Services segment offers biotechnology solutions of enhanced oil recovery through a two-step process, including analysis phase, reservoir screening process that obtains field samples and evaluates potential of AERO system; and field deployment phase that deploys skid mounted injection equipment. Glori Energy Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. As of November 18, 2017, Glori Energy Inc. operates as a subsidiary of New Aero Technology LLC.

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