Technical Indicator Analysis for Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) for the period of 9-Day stands at 21.49% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 17.2%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Prospect Capital Corporation is a closed-end investment company that lends to and invests in private and microcap public businesses. Prospect Capital’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) opened the session at $6.37 and after going down -0.79% closed at $6.31. The stock lost -0.06 points in the last trade.

Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $6.31 and $6.37 during the previous active session. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) traded with the volume of 1.91 Million with average volume of 2.99 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.55 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.1 and 30.6 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) is at 0.2% and the shares outstanding are 357.35 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) stands at 11.41% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 8.95 while Forward P/E shows the value of 7.91.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.79. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 3.22 and 0.68 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 7.09 and 52.93 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) is at 4.1% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) stand at 7.4% and 5% respectively.

The payout ratio of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) stands at 141.8%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -2.92% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -6.1%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -23.14% while six month performance of the shares of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) remained bearish with the count of -32.44%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) remained down at -21.32% and -24.43% respectively.