Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.083 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 16, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PSEC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 24th quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $8.69, representing a -0.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.74 and a 66.79% increase over the 52 week low of $5.21.
PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.44. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -9.62%, compared to an industry average of .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 Listed Private Equity ( PSP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 6.62% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 1.96%.