Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 27, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2021. Shareholders who purchased PSEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 48th quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.25, the dividend yield is 8.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $8.25, representing a -10.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.25 and a 68.02% increase over the 52 week low of $4.91.
PSEC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) and The Blackstone Group Inc. (BX). PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.33. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as 4.17%, compared to an industry average of 18%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PSEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIZD with an increase of 6.54% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 4.64%.
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