Prospect Capital Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:PSEC)

About Prospect Capital Corp.

Prospect Capital Corp. logoProspect Capital Corporation is a financial services company. The Company is a non-diversified closed-end investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It invests primarily in senior and subordinated debt and equity of private companies in need of capital for acquisitions, divestitures, growth, development, recapitalizations and other purposes. The Company primarily lends to and invests in middle market privately-held companies. Its investments include lending in private equity sponsored transactions; lending directly to companies not owned by private equity firms; control investments in corporate operating companies; control investments in financial companies; investments in structured credit; real estate investments; investments in syndicated debt; aircraft leasing, and online lending. The Company is managed by its investment adviser, Prospect Capital Management L.P.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: PSEC
  • CUSIP: 74348T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $8.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.25
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.64
  • Market Cap: $3.02B
  • Outstanding Shares: 356,437,000
  • Beta: 0.65
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.90)
Consensus Price Target: $7.78 (8.02% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/19/2016National SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$7.00View Rating Details
5/12/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$8.50 -> $7.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingSell$5.25View Rating Details
2/11/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$10.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$9.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
2/10/2016Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetHold$6.50View Rating Details
11/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
8/28/2015WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$11.50 -> $10.50View Rating Details
5/10/2015MLV & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$10.50 -> $9.00View Rating Details
2/9/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$10.50 -> $9.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2016Q316$0.26$0.25$196.02 million$189.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q216$0.25$0.28$195.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q1$0.25$0.26$196.71 million$200.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q4$0.25$0.25$203.83 million$198.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q315$0.26$0.24$201.50 million$185.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q215$0.27$0.26$201.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q115$0.28$0.28$203.50 million$202.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2014Q414$0.32$0.25$213.74 million$182.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q214$0.32$0.31$192.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q114$0.32$0.30$170.54 million$147.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013$0.33$0.32$161.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2013Q4 2013$0.30$0.38$141.38 million$166.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q3 2013$0.30$0.26$127.45 million$120.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/22/2012Q212$0.40$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.55$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.30$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2011$0.36$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.25$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.03 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20161$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20162$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q4 20161$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q1 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20172$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q3 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q4 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:11.82%
Payout Ratio:357.16% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
97.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
102.04% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/9/2016may 16$0.0813.49%5/26/20165/31/20166/23/2016
2/9/2016feb 16$0.0817.18%2/25/20162/29/20163/24/2016
5/6/2015may 15$0.0812.44%5/27/20155/29/20156/18/2015
12/9/2012dec 12$0.1112/31/20121/23/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Prospect Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:PSEC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/12/2016Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,000$7.45$7,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$7.25$108,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$7.09$106,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.93$103,950.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$7.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.89$103,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.91$103,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016John F BarryCEOBuy1,100,000$6.93$7,623,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.92$103,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016John F BarryCEOBuy1,114,700$6.83$7,613,401.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.79$101,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016John F BarryCEOBuy1,114,000$6.77$7,541,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016John F. BarryCEOBuy1,109,000$6.71$7,441,390.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.69$100,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016John F BarryCEOBuy1,115,000$6.36$7,091,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.30$94,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016John F. BarryCEOBuy1,058,000$6.15$6,506,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$6.22$93,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016John F BarryCEOBuy1,060,000$5.70$6,042,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016M Grier EliasekCOOBuy15,000$5.70$85,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2015John F. BarryCEOBuy1,032,500$7.38$7,619,850.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015John F. BarryCEOBuy1,028,924$7.15$7,356,806.60View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015M Grier EliasekCOOBuy50,000$7.10$355,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015John F BarryCEOBuy1,029,000$6.86$7,058,940.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015M Grier EliasekCOOBuy50,000$6.78$339,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015John F. BarryCEOBuy322,500$6.38$2,057,550.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015M Grier EliasekCOOBuy20,000$6.28$125,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Brian H OswaldCFOBuy10,000$6.30$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015John F BarryCEOBuy165,000$6.21$1,024,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015John F BarryCEOBuy155,000$6.65$1,030,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015Brian H OswaldCFOBuy25,000$6.77$169,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015John F BarryCEOBuy150,000$6.71$1,006,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015M Grier EliasekCOOBuy30,000$6.79$203,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,000$7.30$7,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,000$7.47$7,470.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015John F BarryCEOBuy140,000$7.32$1,024,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015Brian H OswaldCFOBuy65,000$7.27$472,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2015M Grier EliasekCOOBuy20,000$7.23$144,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015John F BarryCEOBuy131,060$7.58$993,434.80View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,000$8.50$8,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy4,000$8.20$32,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Brian H OswaldCFOBuy63,500$8.35$530,225.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy25,000$8.31$207,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014John F BarryCEOBuy132,200$8.46$1,118,412.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Brian H OswaldCFOBuy162,500$9.12$1,482,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy50,000$9.10$455,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014John F BarryCEOBuy115,000$9.08$1,044,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,512$9.40$14,212.80View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014John F BarryCEOBuy110,000$9.57$1,052,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy5,000$9.56$47,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014John F BarryCEOBuy100,000$10.17$1,017,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy5,000$10.10$50,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy20,000$10.26$205,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy4,000$10.32$41,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Brian H OswaldCFOBuy27,300$10.40$283,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014John F BarryCEOBuy100,000$10.37$1,037,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Brian H OswaldCFOBuy30,000$10.25$307,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Eugene S StarkDirectorBuy1,000$10.27$10,270.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014John F BarryCEOBuy100,000$10.33$1,033,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014M Grier EliasekCOOBuy24,000$10.28$246,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014John BarryCEOBuy100,000$10.86$1,086,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Eugene StarkDirectorBuy1,000$11.10$11,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013M Grier EliasekCOOBuy10,000$10.28$102,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013John F BarryCEOBuy6,500$10.49$68,185.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013M Grier EliasekCOOBuy9,800$10.50$102,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Brian H OswaldCFOBuy21,700$10.45$226,765.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013John F BarryCEOBuy96,000$10.46$1,004,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Brian H OswaldCFOBuy19,500$10.15$197,925.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012M Grier EliasekCOOBuy9,057$10.56$95,641.92View SEC Filing  
9/7/2012Brian H OswaldCFOBuy23,500$11.69$274,715.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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