Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for January 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PSEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.16% increase over the prior month.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $10.97, representing a -10.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.25 and a 18.71% increase over the 52 week low of $9.24.
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 -9.3%, compared to an industry average of -5.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSEC Dividend History page.
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The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is KCE with an increase of 16.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 2.88%.