Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 24, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.083 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 23, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PSEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 27th quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.48, the dividend yield is 10.55%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $9.48, representing a -0.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.52 and a 41.07% increase over the 52 week low of $6.72.
PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.99. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -9.37%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PSEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ( KBWD )
- VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD )
- PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWD with an increase of 9.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 4.08%.