Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 1/27/17, Prospect Capital Corporation (Symbol: PSEC) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0833, payable on 2/16/17. As a percentage of PSEC's recent stock price of $8.71, this dividend works out to approximately 0.96%, so look for shares of Prospect Capital Corporation to trade 0.96% lower - all else being equal - when PSEC shares open for trading on 1/27/17.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from PSEC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.48% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of PSEC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, PSEC's low point in its 52 week range is $5.21 per share, with $8.74 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $8.72.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, PSEC makes up 9.91% of the BDC Income ETF (Symbol: BIZD) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Wednesday.
In Wednesday trading, Prospect Capital Corporation shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.