Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Price and Financial Metrics

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): $5.74

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PSEC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.74 52-week high $7.80
Prev. close $5.85 52-week low $5.03
Day low $5.72 Volume 2,079,200
Day high $5.82 Avg. volume 1,503,052
50-day MA $5.77 Dividend yield 12.39%
200-day MA $6.35 Market Cap 2.36B

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  • Growth is the dimension where PSEC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.93% of US stocks.
  • PSEC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • PSEC's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 4.56% of US stocks).

PSEC Stock Summary

  • PSEC's current price/earnings ratio is 86.57, which is higher than 93.66% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • For PSEC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.66% of US equities we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PSEC comes in at 20.85% -- higher than that of 90.65% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PSEC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SAR, VICI, SACH, HRZN, and GECC.
  • Visit PSEC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PSEC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PSEC's price/sales ratio is 160% higher, now standing at 2.6.
  • Over the past 233 months, PSEC's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PSEC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PSEC 2023-11-10 2.6 0.6 86.6 18.0
PSEC 2023-11-09 2.7 0.6 90.9 18.5
PSEC 2023-11-08 2.4 0.6 81.0 17.5
PSEC 2023-11-07 2.6 0.6 -12.6 100.3
PSEC 2023-11-06 2.6 0.6 -12.6 100.2
PSEC 2023-11-03 2.6 0.6 -13.0 101.7

PSEC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -58.28%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 10.29%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -9.43%.
PSEC's revenue has moved up $54,262,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
2022-12-31 781.644 -691.176 50.938
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

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)

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.

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript November 10, 2023 Operator: Hello, and welcome to the Prospect Capital First Quarter Fiscal Year 2024 Earnings Release and Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over […]

Yahoo | November 11, 2023

Q1 2024 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Call

Q1 2024 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | November 10, 2023

Prospect Capital Corp (PSEC) Reports Solid Quarterly Earnings and Maintains Monthly Dividends

Net Investment Income and Net Asset Value Show Positive Trends

Yahoo | November 8, 2023

Prospect Capital Announces September 2023 Financial Results and Declares Steady Monthly Dividends through January 2024 of $0.06 Per Common Share

NEW YORK, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) (“Prospect”, “our”, or “we”) today announced financial results for our fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2023. FINANCIAL RESULTS All amounts in $000’s except per share amounts (on weighted average basis for period numbers)Quarter EndedQuarter EndedQuarter EndedSeptember 30, 2023June 30, 2023September 30, 2022 Net Investment Income (“NII”)$125,612$112,779$99,266Basic NII per Common Share(1)$0.25$0.23$0.22Inte

Yahoo | November 8, 2023

What's in Store for Prospect Capital (PSEC) in Q1 Earnings?

Improvement in total investment income driven by higher interest rates is expected to have supported Prospect Capital's (PSEC) fiscal Q1 earnings.

Yahoo | November 7, 2023

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PSEC Price Returns

1-mo 13.05%
3-mo -2.47%
6-mo -2.04%
1-year -16.06%
3-year 40.28%
5-year 43.25%
YTD -9.02%
2022 -8.62%
2021 70.00%
2020 -3.53%
2019 13.83%
2018 4.10%

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