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Prospect Capital 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate

: -11.70% (As of Dec. 2019)
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Prospect Capital's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was $0.18.

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -10.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -11.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -6.40% 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.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Prospect Capital was 61.80% per year. The lowest was -13.60% per year. And the median was -6.40% per year.

Prospect Capital's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was 0.00. As of today, Prospect Capital's Dividend Yield % is 11.00%.

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 1.95, which seems too high.

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


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Prospect Capital 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Prospect Capital's 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate falls into.



Prospect Capital 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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  (NAS:PSEC) 5-Year Dividend Growth Rate Explanation

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

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

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Dec. 2019 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2019 )
=0.18/ -0.03
=N/A

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Prospect Capital 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 1.95, 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 Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.0602020-01-302020-01-312020-02-20Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-12-312020-01-022020-01-23Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-11-272019-11-292019-12-19Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-10-302019-10-312019-11-20Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-09-272019-09-302019-10-24Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-08-292019-08-302019-09-19Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-07-302019-07-312019-08-22Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-06-272019-06-282019-07-18Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.0602019-05-302019-05-312019-06-20Cash DividendmonthlyUSD:USD 1.0000
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

* 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's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.72/6.54
=11.01 %

Current Share Price is $6.54.
Prospect Capital'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 was 24.51%. The lowest was 8.20%. And the median was 12.26%.

* 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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