Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 29, 2013

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Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PSEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.37% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $11.38, representing a -7.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.25 and a 16.12% increase over the 52 week low of $9.80.

PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.61. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.41%, compared to an industry average of -5.2%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of 16.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 2.88%.



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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