Long Term Growth review of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) reported sales (ttm) of 727.4 Million, whereas, 5 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 188.93 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 211.48 million and lower end at 175.45 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.

5 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending May 8, 2017- May 12, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 184.12 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 189.64 million and 178.71 million respectively.

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending May 09 AMC at 0.28, whereas, 6 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.23. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.26 and lower end at 0.22 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.24.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.24 reported by 6 number of analyst for the quarter ending May 8, 2017- May 12, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.24 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.25 and 0.23 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.

Valuation Ratios of Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 9.84 while the company’s industry has 6.02 P/E and the sector P/E is 27.88. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 26.94 and low P/E is 6.83, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 11.39 and 28.86 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 2.66 for the industry and 10.92 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, PSEC has Beta of 0.56 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.45 and 1.55 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of PSEC stands at 4.04 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 0.87. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 0, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 1.79 and 15.08 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) stands at 36.12 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 3.78 and 14.43 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -26.74 and 0.

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.24% and closed its last trading session at $8.17. The market capitalization of the company is at $2.99 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $9.38 on 02/23/17 and 52-week Low of $6.57 on 11/09/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.89% and Monthly Volatility of 1.73%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.53 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.16.