Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 26, 2013

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Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1101 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PSEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.94, the dividend yield is 12.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $10.94, representing a -10.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.25 and a 11.63% increase over the 52 week low of $9.80.

PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.26. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.91%, compared to an industry average of -4.5%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSEC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PSEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an increase of 18.82% over the last 100 days. BIZD has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 6.98%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: BIZD , DES , KCE , PSCF , PSEC

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