Prospect Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.68 %)
(As of 06/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.57 million shs
Average Volume2.74 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.42 billion
P/E Ratio3.79
Dividend Yield8.22%
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About Prospect Capital

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. It specializes in middle market, mature, mezzanine finance, later stage, emerging growth, leveraged buyouts, refinancing, acquisitions, recapitalizations, turnaround, growth capital, development, capital expenditures and subordinated debt tranches of collateralized loan obligations, cash flow term loans, market place lending and bridge transactions. It also makes real estate investments particularly in multi-family residential real estate asset class. The fund makes secured debt, senior debt, senior and secured term loans, unitranche debt, first-lien and second lien, private debt, private equity, mezzanine debt, and equity investments in private and microcap public businesses. It focuses on both primary origination and secondary loans/portfolios and invests in situations like debt financings for private equity sponsors, acquisitions, dividend recapitalizations, growth financings, bridge loans, cash flow term loans, real estate financings/investments. It also focuses on investing in small-sized and medium-sized private companies rather than large public companies. The fund typically invests across all industry sectors, with a particular expertise in the energy and industrial sectors. It invests in aerospace and defense, chemicals, conglomerate services, consumer services, ecological, electronics, financial services, machinery, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, retail, software, specialty minerals, textiles and leather, transportation, oil and gas production, coal production, materials, industrials, consumer discretionary, information technology, utilities, pipeline, storage, power generation and distribution, renewable and clean energy, oilfield services, healthcare, food and beverage, education, business services, and other select sectors. It prefers to invest in the United States and Canada. The fund seeks to invest between $10 million to $500 million per transaction in companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $150 million, sales value between $25 million and $500 million, and enterprise value between $5 million and $1000 million. It fund also co-invests for larger deals. The fund seeks control acquisitions by providing multiple levels of the capital structure. The fund focuses on sole, agented, club, or syndicated deals.


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1.19 out of 5 stars

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933rd out of 1,980 stocks

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19th out of 39 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Prospect Capital a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Prospect Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "sell" Prospect Capital stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Prospect Capital?

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When is Prospect Capital's next earnings date?

Prospect Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 25th 2021.
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How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) released its earnings results on Sunday, May, 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.02. Prospect Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.39% and a net margin of 142.41%.
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How has Prospect Capital's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Prospect Capital's stock was trading at $4.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PSEC shares have increased by 85.7% and is now trading at $8.82.
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How often does Prospect Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital declared a monthly dividend on Monday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, August 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, September 23rd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 26th.
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Is Prospect Capital a good dividend stock?

Prospect Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.22%. PSEC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Prospect Capital does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Prospect Capital is 100.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Prospect Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 93.51% in the coming year. This indicates that Prospect Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for PSEC?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Prospect Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect Prospect Capital's stock price to reach $6.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 32.0%.
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Who are Prospect Capital's key executives?

Prospect Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John Francis Barry III, J.D., Chairman & CEO (Age 69)
  • Mr. Michael Grier Eliasek, Pres, COO & Director (Age 47)
  • Ms. Kristin Lea Van Dask CPA, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 42)
  • Ms. Alexandra Krasinets CPA, VP of Accounting
  • Mr. Al Faella, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Daria Becker, Head of Admin.
  • Ms. Carlynn Finn, VP – Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jonathan J. Li, Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Trisha Blackman, Deputy CCO, Head of HR, & VP of Admin.
  • Mr. Bart J. deBie J.D., Managing Director (Age 48)

What is John F. Barry III's approval rating as Prospect Capital's CEO?

23 employees have rated Prospect Capital CEO John F. Barry III on John F. Barry III has an approval rating of 85% among Prospect Capital's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Prospect Capital own?

What is Prospect Capital's stock symbol?

Prospect Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PSEC."

Who are Prospect Capital's major shareholders?

Prospect Capital's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (1.66%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.65%), BlackRock Inc. (0.42%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.32%), Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware (0.14%) and International Assets Investment Management LLC (0.13%). Company insiders that own Prospect Capital stock include Dask Kristin Lea Van, Eugene S Stark, John F Barry, M Grier Eliasek and William Gremp.
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Which major investors are selling Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, LSV Asset Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Sigma Planning Corp, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Northern Trust Corp, and Virtus ETF Advisers LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mcdonald Partners LLC, International Assets Investment Management LLC, Concorde Asset Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Eagle Global Advisors LLC, and Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Prospect Capital stock in the last two years include Dask Kristin Lea Van, Eugene S Stark, John F Barry, M Grier Eliasek, and William Gremp.
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How do I buy shares of Prospect Capital?

Shares of PSEC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Prospect Capital's stock price today?

One share of PSEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.82.

How much money does Prospect Capital make?

Prospect Capital has a market capitalization of $3.42 billion and generates $623.53 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $-16,220,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.72 on an earnings per share basis.

When was Prospect Capital founded?

Prospect Capital was founded in 2004.

What is Prospect Capital's official website?

The official website for Prospect Capital is

Where are Prospect Capital's headquarters?

Prospect Capital is headquartered at 10 EAST 40TH STREET 42ND FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10016.

How can I contact Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital's mailing address is 10 EAST 40TH STREET 42ND FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10016. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-448-0702 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/23/2021 by Staff
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