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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 1206 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  Med: 0.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.55
PSEC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 1257 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  Med: 0.76 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 1128 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  Med: 7.58 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.75
2.75
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.85
WACC vs ROIC
5.58%
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
53% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 50.77 vs. PSEC: 46.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 29.79  Med: 56.60 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 1363 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.28 vs. PSEC: 41.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 17.13  Med: 42.96 Max: 108.13
Current: 41.7
17.13
108.13
ROE (%) 8.86
PSEC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PSEC: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.16  Med: 10.17 Max: 14.54
Current: 8.86
3.16
14.54
ROA (%) 4.88
PSEC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PSEC: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.62  Med: 6.50 Max: 10.64
Current: 4.88
2.62
10.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6358.16
PSEC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.33 vs. PSEC: 6358.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 6358.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
PSEC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PSEC: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.3  Med: 6.40 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 640 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  Med: 2.40 Max: 77.8
Current: -1.7
-32.8
77.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
PSEC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. PSEC: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.2  Med: -1.90 Max: 48
Current: -8.4
-32.2
48
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

PSEC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 97,400 sh (New)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.69
PSEC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. PSEC: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.17  Med: 9.29 Max: 1275
Current: 7.69
3.17
1275
Forward P/E 7.15
PSEC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. PSEC: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.70
PSEC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. PSEC: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.18  Med: 9.28 Max: 1275
Current: 7.7
3.18
1275
P/B 0.69
PSEC's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. PSEC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.69
0.44
1.34
P/S 3.17
PSEC's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. PSEC: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PSEC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 4.53 Max: 12.12
Current: 3.17
1.88
12.12
EV-to-EBIT 11.08
PSEC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. PSEC: 11.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PSEC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7  Med: 12.30 Max: 30
Current: 11.08
-7
30
PEG 1.04
PSEC's PEG is ranked higher than
52% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PSEC: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PSEC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.73 Max: 276.75
Current: 1.04
0.69
276.75
Shiller P/E 6.60
PSEC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. PSEC: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.55  Med: 8.65 Max: 10.41
Current: 6.6
6.55
10.41
Current Ratio 1.26
PSEC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. PSEC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.86 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 896 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. PSEC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.86 Max: 6.34
Current: 1.26
0.1
6.34
Days Sales Outstanding 12.23
PSEC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 36.39 vs. PSEC: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 12.6  Med: 18.38 Max: 44.44
Current: 12.23
12.6
44.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 16.47
PSEC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. PSEC: 16.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.84  Med: 11.57 Max: 24.51
Current: 16.47
2.84
24.51
Dividend Payout 1.37
PSEC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. PSEC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.37
0.15
1.84
Dividend growth (3y) 3.00
PSEC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PSEC: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -9.1  Med: -1.20 Max: 61.8
Current: 3
-9.1
61.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 14.07
PSEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. PSEC: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 9.88 Max: 20.94
Current: 14.07
2.43
20.94
Share Buyback Rate -51.70
PSEC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. PSEC: -51.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -48.7  Med: -53.60 Max: -65
Current: -51.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.69
PSEC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. PSEC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.69
0.57
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
PSEC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. PSEC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.55
Current: 0.7
0.54
2.55
Price/Graham Number 0.49
PSEC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. PSEC: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.71 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.49
0.33
3.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.00
PSEC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PSEC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PSEC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 7.90 Max: 752.4
Current: 9
3.3
752.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.73
PSEC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 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  Med: 4.70 Max: 24.9
Current: 4.73
-4.7
24.9

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 611 661 761
EPS($) 1.02 1.00 1.03
EPS without NRI($) 1.02 1.00 1.03

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Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Traded in other countries:0R25.UK, 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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