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Prospect Capital Corp  (NAS:PSEC) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: -13.60% (As of Mar. 2019)

Prospect Capital Corp's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was $0.18.

NAS:PSEC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6   Max: 61.8
Current: -13.6

-13.6
61.8

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Prospect Capital Corp was 61.80% per year. The lowest was -13.60% per year. And the median was -4.90% per year.

NAS:PSEC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 407 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NAS:PSEC: -13.60 )

During the past 12 months, Prospect Capital Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -14.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -13.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -9.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -5.60% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Prospect Capital Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was 0.75. As of today, Prospect Capital Corp's Dividend Yield % is 10.65%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Prospect Capital Corp is 1.18, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Prospect Capital Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Prospect Capital Corp Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Prospect Capital Corp's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company's earnings paid out as dividends.

Prospect Capital Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Mar. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2019 )
=0.18/ 0.24
=0.75

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Prospect Capital Corp was 4.02. The lowest was 0.73. And the median was 1.23.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of Prospect Capital Corp is 1.18, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield % measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Prospect Capital Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.0602019-04-292019-04-302019-05-23Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-03-282019-03-292019-04-18Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-02-272019-02-282019-03-31Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-01-302019-01-312019-02-21Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-12-312019-01-022019-01-24Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-11-292018-11-302018-12-20Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-10-302018-10-312018-11-21Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-09-272018-09-282018-10-18Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-08-302018-08-312018-09-20Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-07-302018-07-312018-08-23Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-06-282018-06-292018-07-19Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602018-05-302018-05-312018-06-21Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Prospect Capital Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.72/6.76
=10.65 %

Current Share Price is $6.76.
Prospect Capital Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.72.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Prospect Capital Corp was 24.51%. The lowest was 8.20%. And the median was 12.48%.

Warning Sign:

Prospect Capital Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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