Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1101 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PSEC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PSEC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.81, the dividend yield is 12.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSEC was $10.81, representing a -11.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $12.25 and a 10.31% increase over the 52 week low of $9.80.
PSEC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports PSEC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.59%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSEC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to PSEC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PSEC as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD )
- SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCF )
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an increase of 18.82% over the last 100 days. BIZD has the highest percent weighting of PSEC at 6.98%.