Featured Stock Overview: Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)


Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) belonging to the Finance sector has declined -0.98% and closed its last trading session at $9.12.

The company reported its EPS on 02/08/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $8.25.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 3. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 3 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 3 and 3 respectively.

Prospect Capital Corporation on 02/08/2017 reported its EPS as $0.24 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.23. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 4.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Prospect Capital Corporation Earnings, with 6 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.24.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.25 and $0.22 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.25.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Prospect Capital Corporation as $184.53 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 5 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 188.1 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 178.71 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 189.49 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Prospect Capital Corporation is -4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -7.7%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -13.2% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 5%.

The Company got Initiated by National Securities on 29-Jan-16 to Neutral.

Insider Trades for Prospect Capital Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 29 Dec 2016 where Oswald (Brian H), the Chief Financial Officer completed a transaction type “Gift” in which 6000 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 8 transaction in which 529060 shares were traded.

2 analysts projected Price Targets for Prospect Capital Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $9.5. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $7 and the Mean Price Target is $8.25.

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) has the market capitalization of $3.21 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $9.58 on Feb 23, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $6.95 on Mar 24, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.7 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 10.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 11.24 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.48 and ATR value of 0.16. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.64% and 1.47%.