Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Price and Financial Metrics

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): $7.45

-0.18 (-2.36%)

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  • PSEC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 93.06% of US stocks.
  • PSEC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • PSEC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

PSEC Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PSEC is 0.19 -- better than just 16.7% of US stocks.
  • For PSEC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.94% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of PROSPECT CAPITAL CORP's share price is greater than that of just 6.2% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PSEC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SAR, FDUS, HRZN, TPVG, and GLAD.
  • PSEC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PROSPECT CAPITAL CORP's official web site, go to

PSEC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PSEC's price/sales ratio is 241.67% higher, now standing at 4.1.
  • PSEC's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 223 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PSEC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PSEC 2023-01-23 4.1 0.8 12.5 14.0
PSEC 2023-01-20 4.0 0.8 12.3 13.9
PSEC 2023-01-19 3.9 0.7 12.1 13.7
PSEC 2023-01-18 3.9 0.7 12.2 13.8
PSEC 2023-01-17 4.0 0.7 12.2 13.8
PSEC 2023-01-13 3.9 0.7 12.1 13.8

PSEC Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 83.42%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 8.79%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -58.28%.
Over the past 52 weeks, PSEC's revenue has gone up $85,543,000.

The table below shows PSEC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 744.104 -862.123 241.726
2022-06-30 710.904 -795.339 556.649
2022-06-30 710.904 -795.339 556.649
2022-03-31 683.62 -689.716 855.713
2021-12-31 661.645 -363.214 944.564
2021-09-30 658.561 16.337 1,004.074

PSEC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PSEC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 55.45% of graded US stocks.
  • PSEC's asset turnover comes in at 0.108 -- ranking 192nd of 443 Trading stocks.
  • CXP, OFS, and CGBD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PSEC.

The table below shows PSEC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.108 0.706 0.137
2021-03-31 0.110 0.710 0.132
2020-12-31 0.114 0.714 0.079
2020-09-30 0.113 0.716 0.037
2020-06-30 0.116 0.716 0.018
2020-03-31 0.117 0.718 0.002

PSEC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PSEC, see our PSEC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $6.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2.5 (Moderate Sell)

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PSEC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $7.45 52-week high $8.74
Prev. close $7.63 52-week low $6.09
Day low $7.41 Volume 1,036,154
Day high $7.61 Avg. volume 1,334,695
50-day MA $7.34 Dividend yield 9.44%
200-day MA $7.38 Market Cap 2.96B

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Company Bio

Prospect Capital Corporation invests primarily in first and second lien secured loans and unsecured debt, senior and subordinated debt and equity of companies in need of capital for acquisitions, divestitures, growth, development, recapitalizations and other purposes. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in New York, New York.

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Latest PSEC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PROSPECT CAPITAL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PSEC as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | January 31, 2023

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Yahoo | January 30, 2023

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Prospect Capital (PSEC) closed at $7.37 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.8% move from the prior day.

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PSEC Price Returns

1-mo 6.37%
3-mo 3.98%
6-mo -2.44%
1-year -2.41%
3-year 56.62%
5-year 104.90%
YTD 7.44%
2022 -8.61%
2021 70.00%
2020 -3.54%
2019 13.83%
2018 4.09%

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