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Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)

When analyzing a stock's price performance, it's essential to take risk into account. The stock has slashed -3.86% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed declining move -35.07% to a high over the same period.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.36% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.35%.

How Quickly Tronox Limited (TROX)'s Sales Grew? Where the relative strength index (RSI) is a technical momentum indicator that compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses in an attempt to determine excess buying & selling conditions of an asset, it is one of the most popular technical indicators, computed on the basis of the speed and direction of a stock's price movement. The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.70. It tells an investor how quickly a company is increasing its revenues.

The best measure of a company is its profitability, for without it, it can not grow, and if it doesn't grow, then its stock will trend downward. Vantage Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Company, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,000 shares. Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more. These ratios are other measures of operational efficiency and performance. Comparatively, the gazes have a Gross margin 48.10%.

EBITDA margin is an indicator of a company's operating profitability as a percentage of its overall revenue. The higher the ratio, the better.

Prospect Capital Corporation was covered by a number of analysts recently, 0 rated the stock as Buy, 3 rated Hold, 1 rated sell and 1 gave an Underperform. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on August 30, 2017. Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -2.5% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -20.6% so far on the year - still in weak zone. After the latest session, which saw the stock close at a price of $6.50, PSEC sits below its 52-week high. BMO Capital Markets maintained Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) on Friday, October 6 with "Hold" rating.

The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.21, according to consensus of 4 analysts. The Beta for the stock stands at 0.55. In the most recent financial results released by Prospect Capital Corporation, for the quarter ending on 2017-06-30, the company posted EPS of 0.19. Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) average trading volume of 2,299,320 during the past month is 9.17% below its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been less active than usual in the stock in recent times. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold.

Is PSEC Turning Profits into Returns? The value of the company's investment in Prospect Capital Corporation decreased from $37,000 to $20,000 decreasing 45.9% since the last quarter.

It is also smart to find out what a company's Return on Assets is.

ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC). However, it, too, needs to be taken into the context of a company's peer group as well as its sector. The company moved in the past week with shift of -8.26%. ROA shows how well a company controls its costs and utilizes its resources.



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