Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) has grabbed attention from the analysts, when it saw a value increase of 0.61% or 0.04 points in the last trading session to close at $6.55. A total of 2.18 Million shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade compared with its average trading volume of 2.28 Million shares, while its relative volume stands at 0.96. Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) has a market cap of $2.35 Billion and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 359.31 Million.
Shares of Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) currently have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 3.67, number of Recs in ABR is 3 while industry rank of the company by ABR is 194 out of 265. Out of the analyst recommendations 0 rate Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) stock a Buy, 0 rate the stock Outperform, 3 rate Hold, 1 rate Underperform and 1 recommend a Sell.
Taking a glance at where the stock might be directed in the future, on a consensus basis, the sell-side has a 52 week price target of $5.75 on the stock, this valuation is based on 4 number of opinions. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $7 while the most conventional has $4 target price.
In order to check on the sell-side rational, we can also take a peek at some technical indicators. Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC)’s price sits -2.15% off from its 50-day moving average of $6.61 and -7.09% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $6.62. Stock’s twelve month price oscillated between $9.45 and $5.51. The stock hit its twelve month high on 04/25/17, and twelve month low on 11/03/17. The Average True Range, a measure of volatility is at 0.13, however its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.40%, 1.62% respectively. The company’s Relative Strength Index which shows price strength currently stands at 43.05.
Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) as of recent trade, has shown weekly downbeat performance of -0.46% which was maintained at -5.35% in 1-month period. During the past three months the stock slid -3.53%, bringing six months performance to -2.53%. Yearly performance of the stock shows a bearish trend of -28.18% while year-to-date (YTD) performance reflected -2.82% negative outlook.
While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) has trailing twelve month Return on Assets of 3.4%, which is key indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 6.1% and a Return on Investment of 5%. ROI is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.
While having a peek at profitability ratios Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 46.4%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at 41.3% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at 31%.
However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.31 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 11.55. The company’s forward price to earnings ratio for next fiscal year is 8.7. Prospect Capital Cp (NASDAQ:PSEC)’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 5.48. Its beta value stands at 0.43.
The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.73.