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

$6.58
-0.03 (-0.45 %)
(As of 01/27/2020 01:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
$6.56
Now: $6.58
$6.65
50-Day Range
$6.44
MA: $6.55
$6.69
52-Week Range
$6.21
Now: $6.58
$6.97
Volume1.47 million shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.42 billion
P/E Ratio29.91
Dividend Yield10.89%
Beta0.74
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$0.85 per share
Book Value$9.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$144.49 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$2.42 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (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 announced a dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, February 20th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. View Prospect Capital's Dividend History.

How were Prospect Capital's earnings last quarter?

Prospect Capital Co. (NASDAQ:PSEC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.14. The financial services provider earned $161.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.98 million. Prospect Capital had a net margin of 11.49% and a return on equity of 9.05%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.23 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, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Prospect Capital.

What price target have analysts set for PSEC?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Prospect Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Prospect Capital's stock price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 39.2%. 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?

News stories about PSEC stock have been trending extremely negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 coverage optimism score of -4.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Prospect Capital.

Are investors shorting Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,860,000 shares, a drop of 5.2% from the December 31st total of 13,560,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,520,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.5 days. Approximately 4.3% of the shares of the stock 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Garner Asset Management Corp (0.04%), Archford Capital Strategies LLC (0.02%), Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.02%), Sage Capital Advisors llc (0.01%), BT Wealth Management LLC (0.01%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.01%). 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 Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Archford Capital Strategies LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Prospect Capital.

Which major investors are buying Prospect Capital stock?

PSEC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Garner Asset Management Corp, Sage Capital Advisors llc, Eqis Capital Management Inc., KG&L Capital Management LLC, BT Wealth Management LLC and NEXT Financial Group Inc. 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 $6.58.

How big of a company is Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital has a market capitalization of $2.42 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:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  461 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  738
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 1/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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