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PSEC - Prospect Capital Share Price

$8.2 0.1  1.5%

Last Trade - 05/05/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.25bn
Enterprise Value £3.76bn
Revenue £442.9m
Position in Universe 1838th / 6846
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52w High -1.34%
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Financial Summary
Year End 30th Jun 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
791.1 792 701 657.8 703.8 623.5 606.9 657 -4.6%
-6.8 -70.8 +150.1 +17.4 -50.9 -3.52
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 December 2020, ProspectCapital Corporation revenues decreased 3% to $315.2M. Netincome applicable to common stockholders increased from$6.9M to $473.7M. Revenues reflectNon-control/Non-affiliate investment decrease of 15% to$103.3M, Structured credit securities decrease of 10% to$56.2M, Dividend Income, Cont. Entities decrease of 68% to$2.3M.
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Profile Summary

Prospect Capital Corporation is a financial services company. The Company primarily lends to and invests in middle market privately held companies. The Company is a closed-end investment company. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The Company invests primarily in senior and subordinated debt and equity of private companies in need of capital for acquisitions, divestitures, growth, development, recapitalizations and other purposes. The Company makes investments, including lending in private equity sponsored transactions, lending directly to companies not owned by private equity firms, control investments in corporate operating companies, control investments in financial companies, investments in structured credit, real estate investments, investments in syndicated debt, aircraft leasing and online lending. The Company is managed by its investment advisor, Prospect Capital Management L.P.

Last Annual June 30th, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 13, 2004
Public Since July 27, 2004
No. of Shareholders: 147
No. of Employees: n/a
Sector Financials
Industry Collective Investments
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Shares in Issue 386,995,580
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Latest News for PSEC
Upcoming Events for PSEC
Monday 10th May, 2021 Estimate
Q3 2021 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Release
Friday 28th May, 2021
Dividend For PBY.N - 0.3906 USD
Friday 28th May, 2021
Dividend For PBC.N - 0.4297 USD
Friday 11th June, 2021
Prospect Capital Corp Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 24th August, 2021 Estimate
Q4 2021 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Prospect Capital
What is the Prospect Capital share price?

As of 05/05/21, shares in Prospect Capital are trading at $8.2, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.25bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Prospect Capital share price performed this year?

Shares in Prospect Capital are currently trading at $8.2 and the price has moved by 0.103k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Prospect Capital price has moved by 38.89% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Prospect Capital?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Prospect Capital, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Prospect Capital is Sell. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Prospect Capital next release its financial results?

Prospect Capital is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Prospect Capital dividend yield?

The Prospect Capital dividend yield is 9.65% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Prospect Capital pay a dividend?

Last year, Prospect Capital paid a total dividend of 0.78, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 9.65%. Looking ahead, Prospect Capital has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-20.

When does Prospect Capital next pay dividends?

Prospect Capital has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-20. The historic dividend yield on Prospect Capital shares is currently 9.65%.

How do I buy Prospect Capital shares?

To buy shares in Prospect Capital you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Prospect Capital?

Shares in Prospect Capital are currently trading at $8.2, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.25bn.

Where are Prospect Capital shares listed? Where are Prospect Capital shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Prospect Capital:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NSQ
Ticker Symbol: PSEC
What kind of share is Prospect Capital?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Prospect Capital is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Prospect Capital share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Prospect Capital are currently priced at $8.2. At that level they are trading at 28.84% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Prospect Capital currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.71 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Prospect Capital share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Prospect Capital. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 34.46%. At the current price of $8.2, shares in Prospect Capital are trading at 34% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Prospect Capital PE Ratio?

The Prospect Capital PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 6.8. The shares are currently trading at $8.2.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital's management team is headed by:

M. Grier Eliasek - PRE
John Barry - CHM
William Gremp - IND
Eugene Stark - IND
Andrew Cooper - LED
Kristin Van Dask - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Prospect Capital?

Here are the top five shareholders of Prospect Capital based on the size of their shareholding:

John and Daria Barry Foundation Corporation
Percentage owned: 27.46% (106.3m shares)
LSV Asset Management Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 1.66% (6.41m shares)
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 0.69% (2.69m shares)
VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 0.65% (2.53m shares)
Van Eck Associates Corporation Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 0.63% (2.42m shares)
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