Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014


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Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11035 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PSEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.02% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $11.37, the dividend yield is 11.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $11.37, representing a -2.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.62 and a 13.13% increase over the 52 week low of $10.05.

PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -18.65%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSEC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio ( PSCF )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund ( IJS )
  • Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of 8.3% over the last 100 days. BIZD has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 8.39%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: PSEC , BIZD , PSCF , SLYV , IJS , VTWV

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