Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 19, 2020. Shareholders who purchased PSEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 38th quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.22, the dividend yield is 13.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $5.22, representing a -22.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.75 and a 42.04% increase over the 52 week low of $3.68.
PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.05. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2021 as -1.39%, compared to an industry average of -6.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PSEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:
- VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF (BIZD).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIZD with an decrease of -8.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 5.34%.
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