Prospect Capital Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

PSEC -- USA Stock  

USD 6.59  0.01  0.15%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Prospect Capital Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Prospect Capital buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding PSEC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Prospect Capital available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from PSEC buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Prospect Capital Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Prospect Capital Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0674, jensen alpha of 0.0529, total risk alpha of 0.0354, sortino ratio of 0.0334 and treynor ratio of 0.1076
We provide buy or sell recommendations to complement the recent expert consensus on Prospect Capital. Our dynamic recommendation engine exercises multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the firm potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time. To make sure Prospect Capital is not overpriced, please check all Prospect Capital fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Short Ratio and the relationship between EBITDA and Current Ratio . Given that Prospect Capital has Price to Earning of 16.68X, we recommend you check out Prospect Capital market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your recent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Prospect Capital Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Prospect Capital has accumulated $2.38 Billion in debt which can lead to volatile earnings
About 17.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by corporate insiders
Latest headline from Prospect Capital Corporation Turbulence Continues - DXC News

Prospect Capital current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price6.00
Target Mean Price6.00
Recommendation Mean3.50
Target High Price6.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions1
Target Low Price6.00

Prospect Capital Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk1.53
Potential Upside1.84Standard Deviation1.14
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Radcliffe Capital Management LpDebt101 M102.1 M
Lsv Asset ManagementCommon Shares5.8 M38.2 M
Muzinich Co IncCommon Shares3.5 M22.7 M
Ubs Group AgCommon Shares3.4 M22 M
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares2.9 M18.9 M
Van Eck Associates CorpCommon Shares2.1 M13.7 M
Legal General Group PlcCommon Shares1.9 M12.2 M
Allianz Asset Management GmbhCommon Shares1.8 M11.8 M

Prospect Capital Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.68
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0382

Prospect Capital Volatility Alert

Prospect Capital Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.87 and kurtosis of 3.32. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Prospect Capital Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Prospect Capital Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsProspect CapitalPeer Average
Return On Equity4.30% (0.31)%
Return On Asset5.05% (0.14)%
Profit Margin20.53% (1.27)%
Current Valuation4.7B16.62B
Shares Outstanding367.29M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders17.41% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions13.55% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted19.65M4.71M
Price to Earning16.68X28.72X
Price to Book0.73X9.51X
Price to Sales3.44X11.42X
Gross Profit703.77M27.38B
Net Income144.49M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents107.1M2.7B
Cash per Share0.29X5.01X
Total Debt2.38B5.32B
Debt to Equity72.00% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.25X2.16X
Book Value Per Share9.01X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations199.57M971.22M
Short Ratio15.89X4.00X
Earnings Per Share0.40X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.70X4.89X
Number of Employees318.84K
Market Capitalization2.42B19.03B
Total Asset6.24B29.47B
Retained Earnings(235.95M)9.33B
Z Score0.68.72
Five Year Return12.94%
Last Dividend Paid0.72
   Purchase by Vastardis William E of 246 shares of Prospect Capital [view details]