Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Price and Financial Metrics

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)

Today's Latest Price: $5.06 USD

0.05 (-0.98%)

Updated Jul 1 6:55pm

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Ranked of 55 in Private Equity

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PSEC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Prospect Capital Corp is higher than it is for about 98.68% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Prospect Capital Corp is reporting a growth rate of -96.43%; that's higher than only 17.18% of US stocks.
  • Prospect Capital Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 24.36%, greater than the shareholder yield of 90.07% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PSEC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ASR, FDUS, LNC, TCPC, and AINV.
  • Visit PSEC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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PSEC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.06 52-week high $6.76
Prev. close $5.11 52-week low $3.67
Day low $5.04 Volume 939,600
Day high $5.13 Avg. volume 3,147,160
50-day MA $4.85 Dividend yield 14.23%
200-day MA $5.75 Market Cap 1.87B

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.

PSEC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Prospect Capital Corp. To summarize, we found that Prospect Capital Corp ranked in the 83th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 671% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Prospect Capital Corp, consider:

  • Prospect Capital Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Prospect Capital Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 0.09. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 23.62% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 14. This value is greater than 91.52% stocks in the Financial Services sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as PSEC, try FOCS, TCRD, AEL, EV, and ESNT.

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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 | June 24, 2020

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Morgan Stanley's (MS) restructuring efforts and strategic buyouts are likely to aid its financials. However, rising operating expenses and near-zero interest rates are headwinds.

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

Edited Transcript of PSEC earnings conference call or presentation 12-May-20 3:00pm GMT

Q3 2020 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 26, 2020

Prospect Capital (PSEC) Up 8.5% on Q3 Earnings & Revenue Beat

Lower costs and robust originations support Prospect Capital's (PSEC) fiscal Q3 results.

Zacks Investment Research | May 13, 2020

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PSEC Price Returns

1-mo -2.83%
3-mo 37.10%
6-mo -16.30%
1-year -12.50%
3-year -11.98%
5-year 22.33%
YTD -15.78%
2019 13.83%
2018 4.09%
2017 -9.47%
2016 34.37%
2015 -3.55%

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