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NASDAQ:PSEC

Prospect Capital - PSEC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$6.81
+0.42 (+6.57%)
(As of 10/4/2022 12:02 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$6.52
$6.81
50-Day Range
$6.11
$8.18
52-Week Range
$6.09
$9.06
Volume
57,054 shs
Average Volume
1.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.69 billion
P/E Ratio
4.70
Dividend Yield
11.61%
Price Target
$6.50

Prospect Capital MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.0% Downside
$6.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.46mentions of Prospect Capital in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$47,278 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

597th out of 925 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

9th out of 14 stocks

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About Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Stock

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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PSEC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/29/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/20 Dividend
9/27/2022
Today
10/04/2022
Dividend Payable
10/20/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/17 Dividend
10/26/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/14/2022
Dividend Payable
11/17/2022
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PSEC
CUSIP
74348T10
Employees
2,019
Year Founded
2004

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$6.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$6.50
Low Stock Price Forecast
$6.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-4.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$582.58 million
Pretax Margin
81.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$710.90 million
Cash Flow
$1.24 per share
Book Value
$10.50 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
286,465,000
Market Cap
$2.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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Key Executives

  • Mr. John Francis Barry III (Age 70)
    J.D., Chairman & CEO
  • Mr. Michael Grier Eliasek (Age 48)
    Pres, COO & Director
  • Ms. Kristin Lea Van Dask CPA (Age 42)
    CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Alexandra Krasinets CPA
    VP of Accounting
  • Mr. Al Faella
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Daria Becker
    Head of Admin.
  • Mr. Jonathan J. Li
    Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Trisha Blackman
    Sr. VP of Admin., Head of HR & Deputy Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Bart J. deBie J.D. (Age 49)
    Managing Director
  • Mr. David L. Belzer (Age 53)
    Managing Director













PSEC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Prospect Capital stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Prospect Capital in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" PSEC shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PSEC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Prospect Capital's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Prospect Capital's stock. Their PSEC share price forecasts range from $6.50 to $6.50. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $6.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have PSEC shares performed in 2022?

Prospect Capital's stock was trading at $8.41 at the start of the year. Since then, PSEC stock has decreased by 24.0% and is now trading at $6.39.
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When is Prospect Capital's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 14th 2022.
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.

How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) released its earnings results on Monday, August, 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $184.62 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $179.74 million. Prospect Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.77% and a net margin of 80.95%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.17 earnings per share.

How often does Prospect Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital announced a monthly dividend on Monday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, November 17th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 26th.
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Is Prospect Capital a good dividend stock?

Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 11.61%. PSEC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 49.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, PSEC will have a dividend payout ratio of 75.00% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is John F. Barry III's approval rating as Prospect Capital's CEO?

23 employees have rated Prospect Capital Chief Executive Officer John F. Barry III on Glassdoor.com. John F. Barry III has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

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."

How do I buy shares of Prospect Capital?

Shares of PSEC stock 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 $6.39.

How much money does Prospect Capital make?

Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion and generates $710.90 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $582.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Prospect Capital have?

The company employs 2,019 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital's mailing address is 10 EAST 40TH STREET 42ND FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10016. The official website for the company is www.prospectstreet.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (212) 448-0702, via email at investorrelations@prospectstreet.com, or via fax at 212-448-9652.

This page (NASDAQ:PSEC) was last updated on 10/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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