Metric Analysis: Prospect Capital Corp (PSEC)’s Key Ratios in the Limelight

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In the latest session, Prospect Capital Corp (NASDAQ: PSEC) closed at $5.58 down -0.71% from its previous closing price of $5.62. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.71 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.02 million shares were traded. PSEC stock price reached its highest trading level at $5.625 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $5.57.


For a deeper understanding of Prospect Capital Corp’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios.

On June 25, 2020, Wells Fargo started tracking the stock assigning a Underweight rating and target price of $4.50.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 13 ’24 when Barry John F bought 4,099 shares for $5.47 per share. The transaction valued at 22,407 led to the insider holds 65,796,357 shares of the business.

Barry John F bought 798,901 shares of PSEC for $4,377,477 on May 10 ’24. The CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER now owns 65,792,258 shares after completing the transaction at $5.48 per share. On Mar 11 ’24, another insider, Van Dask Kristin Lea, who serves as the CFO, TREASURER, SECRETARY, CCO of the company, bought 5,000 shares for $5.44 each. As a result, the insider paid 27,200 and bolstered with 10,000 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PSEC now has a Market Capitalization of 2352014592 and an Enterprise Value of 6325523968. As of this moment, Prospect’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.60, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 8.33. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.72. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.68 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.62. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 7.263.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for PSEC is 1.00, which has changed by -0.08524591 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, PSEC has reached a high of $6.69, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $5.03. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 1.70%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -2.28%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, PSEC has traded an average of 1.62M shares per day and 1353960 over the past ten days. A total of 417.76M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 306.04M. Insiders hold about 26.72% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 9.79% stake in the company. Shares short for PSEC as of 1715731200 were 25059763 with a Short Ratio of 14.91, compared to 1713139200 on 21882122. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 25059763 and a Short% of Float of 8.1599995.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for PSEC is 0.72, from 0.72 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.12811388The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 11.25.

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