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DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Prospect Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.28 (-3.19%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.90 million shs
Average Volume
1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.31 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Prospect Capital

Prospect Capital Corp. is a business development company. The firm engages in lending to and investing in private businesses. It also involves in generating current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The company was founded by Michael Grier Eliasek on April 13, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investors, not elsewhere classified
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$631.97 million
Cash Flow
$0.71 per share
Book Value
$9.82 per share


Net Income
$963.81 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.31 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 1/20 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 2/17 Dividend
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.20 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

536th out of 1,355 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Prospect Capital a buy 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" Prospect Capital stock. 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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How has Prospect Capital's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Prospect Capital's stock was trading at $4.75 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PSEC shares have increased by 78.7% and is now trading at $8.49.
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When is Prospect Capital's next earnings date?

Prospect Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 8th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Prospect Capital

How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) posted its earnings results on Sunday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $169.47 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $166.31 million. Prospect Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.58% and a net margin of 153.09%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.15 earnings per share.
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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 Wednesday, November 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, February 17th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.48%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 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 8.21%. 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 27.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Prospect Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 90.00% 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?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Prospect Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.50 to $6.50. On average, they expect Prospect Capital's stock price to reach $6.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.4%.
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Who are Prospect Capital's key executives?

Prospect Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • John Francis Barry, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael Grier Eliasek, President, COO & Independent Director
  • Kristin van Dask, Secretary, Chief Financial & Compliance Officer
  • Steven Elliott, Chief Information Officer
  • Al Faella, Chief Technology Officer

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 Glassdoor.com. John F. Barry III has an approval rating of 85% among Prospect Capital'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."

Who are Prospect Capital's major shareholders?

Prospect Capital's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (0.08%), International Assets Investment Management LLC (0.06%), Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC (0.06%), Corsicana & Co. (0.02%), Kestra Advisory Services LLC (0.01%) and Camelot Portfolios LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Prospect Capital stock include Dask Kristin Lea Van, John F Barry, M Grier Eliasek and William Gremp.
View institutional ownership trends for Prospect Capital

Which institutional investors are selling Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Detalus Advisors LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, and Parallel Advisors LLC.
View insider buying and selling activity for Prospect Capital
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Which institutional investors are buying Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, PFG Advisors, Corsicana & Co., International Assets Investment Management LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC, Selective Wealth Management Inc., and Clear Creek Financial Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Prospect Capital stock in the last two years include Dask Kristin Lea Van, 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 $8.49.

How much money does Prospect Capital make?

Prospect Capital has a market capitalization of $3.31 billion and generates $631.97 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $963.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.59 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Prospect Capital have?

Prospect Capital employs 2,019 workers across the globe.

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 www.prospectstreet.com.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-448-9652.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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