Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): Price and Financial Metrics

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): $6.16

-0.08 (-1.28%)

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PSEC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.16 52-week high $8.19
Prev. close $6.24 52-week low $5.92
Day low $6.09 Volume 1,489,600
Day high $6.24 Avg. volume 1,460,965
50-day MA $6.60 Dividend yield 11.5%
200-day MA $7.12 Market Cap 2.48B

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  • PSEC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 91.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PSEC is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • PSEC's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 8.47% of US stocks).

PSEC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for PROSPECT CAPITAL CORP is higher than it is for about 98.59% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of PROSPECT CAPITAL CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 9.64% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PSEC comes in at 16.96% -- higher than that of 89.1% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PSEC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SAR, OFS, FDUS, ASR, and OXSQ.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 240% lower, now standing at -11.9.
  • PSEC's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 227 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PSEC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PSEC 2023-05-19 3.1 0.7 -11.9 -290.6
PSEC 2023-05-18 3.1 0.7 -11.9 -291.0
PSEC 2023-05-17 3.1 0.7 -11.9 -291.0
PSEC 2023-05-16 3.0 0.6 -11.4 -285.1
PSEC 2023-05-15 3.0 0.6 -11.4 -285.1
PSEC 2023-05-12 3.0 0.6 -11.4 -284.4

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) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript May 10, 2023 Operator: Good morning and welcome to Prospect Capital Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Earnings Release and Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to John Barry, Chairman and CEO. Please […]

Yahoo | May 11, 2023

Q3 2023 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Call

Q3 2023 Prospect Capital Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 11, 2023

Prospect Capital (PSEC) Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates

Prospect Capital (PSEC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 8.33% and 4.41%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 9, 2023

Prospect Capital Announces March 2023 Financial Results and Declares Stable Monthly Dividends through August 2023 of $0.06 Per Share

NEW YORK, May 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) (“Prospect”, “our”, or “we”) today announced financial results for our fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2023. FINANCIAL RESULTS All amounts in $000’s except per share amounts (on weighted average basis for period numbers)Quarter EndedQuarter EndedQuarter EndedMarch 31, 2023December 31, 2022March 31, 2022 Net Investment Income (“NII”)$102,180$106,704$87,005Basic NII per Common Share(1)$0.21$0.23$0.20Interest as %

Yahoo | May 9, 2023

Prospect Capital Schedules Third Fiscal Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

NEW YORK, May 05, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) (the “Company”) today announced it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report on Form 10-Q containing results for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2023 on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 after the close of the markets. The Company also expects to issue its earnings press release on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 after the close of the markets. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, May

Yahoo | May 5, 2023

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PSEC Price Returns

1-mo -5.63%
3-mo -13.56%
6-mo -15.90%
1-year -11.44%
3-year 65.30%
5-year 54.73%
YTD -8.02%
2022 -8.61%
2021 70.00%
2020 -3.54%
2019 13.83%
2018 4.09%

PSEC Dividends

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