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NASDAQ:PSEC - Prospect Capital Stock Price, Forecast & News

$4.44
-0.05 (-1.11 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 01:34 PM ET)
Today's Range
$4.34
Now: $4.44
$4.50
50-Day Range
$4.04
MA: $5.68
$6.58
52-Week Range
$4.00
Now: $4.44
$6.86
Volume1.48 million shs
Average Volume6.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.63 billion
P/E Ratio11.99
Dividend Yield16.04%
Beta0.84
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PSEC
CUSIP74348T10
Phone212-448-0702

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$703.77 million
Cash Flow$0.85 per share
Book Value$9.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.49 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$1.63 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Prospect Capital's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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. Since then, PSEC shares have decreased by 6.5% and is now trading at $4.44. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Prospect Capital?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Prospect Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View analyst ratings for Prospect Capital.

When is Prospect Capital's next earnings date?

Prospect Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Prospect Capital.

How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) announced its earnings results on Monday, February, 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18. The financial services provider had revenue of $161.92 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $155.84 million. Prospect Capital had a return on equity of 8.74% and a net margin of 20.47%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 EPS. View Prospect Capital's earnings history.

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

Prospect Capital announced a monthly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, May 21st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 16.22%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 29th. View Prospect Capital's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for PSEC?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Prospect Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect Prospect Capital's share price to reach $4.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.9%. View analysts' price targets for Prospect Capital.

Has Prospect Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PSEC stock have been trending very positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Prospect Capital earned a news impact score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutProspect Capital.

Are investors shorting Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 12,970,000 shares, an increase of 21.7% from the February 13th total of 10,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,220,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.8 days. Currently, 4.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Prospect Capital's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Prospect Capital's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Prospect Capital own?

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 67)
  • Mr. Michael Grier Eliasek, Pres & COO (Age 45)
  • Ms. Kristin Lea Van Dask CPA, CFO, Treasurer, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 39)
  • Mr. Al Faella, Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Daria Becker, Head of Admin.

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (1.70%), Muzinich & Co. Inc. (0.74%), UBS Group AG (0.59%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.54%), Man Group plc (0.52%) and Independent Advisor Alliance (0.46%). Company insiders that own Prospect Capital stock include Dask Kristin Lea Van, Eugene S Stark, John F Barry, M Grier Eliasek and William Gremp. View institutional ownership trends for Prospect Capital.

Which major investors are selling Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Van ECK Associates Corp, Muzinich & Co. Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, and SG Americas Securities LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Prospect Capital.

Which major investors are buying Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Independent Advisor Alliance, LSV Asset Management, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Quantbot Technologies LP, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Marshall Wace LLP. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Prospect Capital.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Prospect Capital's stock price today?

One share of PSEC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.44.

How big of a company is Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital has a market capitalization of $1.63 billion and generates $703.77 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $144.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.85 on an earnings per share basis.  View additional information about Prospect Capital.

What is Prospect Capital's official website?

The official website for Prospect Capital is http://www.prospectstreet.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Prospect Capital (NASDAQ PSEC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  294 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  482 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  776
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Prospect Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PSEC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PSEC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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