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

$6.12
-0.32 (-4.97 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 02:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
$6.09
Now: $6.12
$6.48
50-Day Range
$6.12
MA: $6.53
$6.61
52-Week Range
$6.09
Now: $6.12
$6.92
Volume5.99 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.25 billion
P/E Ratio16.54
Dividend Yield11.18%
Beta0.75
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. Read More…

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$0.80 per share
Book Value$9.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.49 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$2.25 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Prospect Capital's stock symbol?

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

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

Prospect Capital declared a monthly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, May 21st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.76%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 29th. View Prospect Capital's Dividend History.

How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) released its earnings results on Monday, February, 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate 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 prior year, the company posted $0.22 earnings per share. View Prospect Capital's Earnings History.

When is Prospect Capital's next earnings date?

Prospect Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Prospect Capital.

What price target have analysts set for PSEC?

1 brokers 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 stock price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 34.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Prospect Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Prospect Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about PSEC stock has trended extremely positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Prospect Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Prospect Capital.

Are investors shorting Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,860,000 shares, a decrease of 5.2% from the December 31st total of 13,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,520,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.5 days. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 folowing 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.

Who are Prospect Capital's major shareholders?

Prospect Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 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 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 $6.12.

How big of a company is Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital has a market capitalization of $2.25 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  472 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  755
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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