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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
PSEC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PSEC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.55
PSEC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. PSEC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.55

0.53
0.99
Interest Coverage 2.75
PSEC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. PSEC: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.75

2.75
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.92
WACC vs ROIC
5.26%
5.66%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 46.11
PSEC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1338 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.69 vs. PSEC: 46.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 29.79   Max: 58.88
Current: 46.11

29.79
58.88
Net-margin (%) 41.70
PSEC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.47 vs. PSEC: 41.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 17.13   Max: 108.13
Current: 41.7

17.13
108.13
ROE (%) 8.86
PSEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. PSEC: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 14.54
Current: 8.86

3.16
14.54
ROA (%) 4.88
PSEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. PSEC: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 10.64
Current: 4.88

2.62
10.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4615.68
PSEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.29 vs. PSEC: 4615.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4615.68

Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
PSEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PSEC: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.3   Max: 43.8
Current: 6.4

-16.3
43.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
PSEC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PSEC: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 77.8
Current: -1.7

-32.8
77.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
PSEC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. PSEC: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 48
Current: -8.4

-32.2
48
» PSEC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 41,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 17,168 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
David Dreman 234,620 sh (-4.15%)
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Q3 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 236,920 sh (+0.98%)
Pioneer Investments 714,572 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 15,628 sh (-8.97%)
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Q4 2014

PSEC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 72,199 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 32,073 sh (+105.23%)
David Dreman 240,001 sh (+1.30%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q1 2015

PSEC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Dreman 242,643 sh (+1.10%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,651 sh (-1.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,983 sh (-62.63%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.70
PSEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. PSEC: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 1275
Current: 8.7

3.17
1275
Forward P/E 7.74
PSEC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. PSEC: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.80
PSEC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. PSEC: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 1275
Current: 8.8

3.18
1275
P/B 0.80
PSEC's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PSEC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.8

0.44
1.34
P/S 3.56
PSEC's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PSEC: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 12.12
Current: 3.56

1.88
12.12
EV-to-EBIT 16.29
PSEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. PSEC: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PSEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7   Max: 30
Current: 16.29

-7
30
PEG 1.19
PSEC's PEG is ranked lower than
56% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PSEC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PSEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 276.75
Current: 1.19

0.69
276.75
Shiller P/E 7.50
PSEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. PSEC: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.56   Max: 10.32
Current: 7.5

6.56
10.32
Current Ratio 1.26
PSEC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. PSEC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.34
Current: 1.26

0.1
6.34
Quick Ratio 1.26
PSEC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. PSEC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.34
Current: 1.26

0.1
6.34
Days Sales Outstanding 12.23
PSEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.99 vs. PSEC: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 44.44
Current: 12.23

12.6
44.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 15.41
PSEC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PSEC: 15.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 24.51
Current: 15.41

2.84
24.51
Dividend Payout 1.37
PSEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PSEC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.37

0.15
1.84
Dividend growth (3y) 3.00
PSEC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
58% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. PSEC: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 61.8
Current: 3

-9.1
61.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.16
PSEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PSEC: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 20.94
Current: 13.16

2.43
20.94
Share Buyback Rate -51.70
PSEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. PSEC: -51.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -48.7   Max: -65
Current: -51.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
PSEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PSEC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.8

0.57
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
PSEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PSEC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.54
Current: 0.8

0.53
2.54
Price/Graham Number 0.50
PSEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PSEC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.12
Current: 0.5

0.33
3.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
PSEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. PSEC: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 752.4
Current: 6.2

3.3
752.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.73
PSEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PSEC: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 24.9
Current: 4.73

-4.7
24.9

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 639 689 777
EPS($) 1.05 1.02 1.05
EPS without NRI($) 1.05 1.02 1.05

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:PSEC.Switzerland,
Prospect Capital Corporation was incorporated on April 13, 2004 in the State of Maryland. The Company provides capital to middle-market companies and private equity financial sponsors for refinancing, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations, later-stage growth investments, and capital expenditures. It invests in senior and subordinated debt and equity of companies in need of capital for acquisitions, divestitures, growth, development and recapitalization. The Company currently has seven origination strategies in which it makes investments: lending in private equity sponsored transactions, lending directly to companies not owned by private equity firms, control investments in corporate operating companies, control investments in financial companies, investments in structured credit, real estate investments and investments in syndicated debt. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It seeks to maximize returns and protect risk for its investors by applying rigorous credit analysis to make and monitor its investments.
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