Thursday, February 14, 2013

Prospect Capital: Prospecting For Even Higher Dividends

When last writing about Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC), the stock traded right above Net Asset Value (NAV) with fears of another capital raise. After reporting Q4 results last week, management calmed the fears of another capital raise due to strong liquidity. The dilemma remains on whether to invest now and collect the high monthly dividends or wait for a capital raise that might never happen.

Prospect Capital is a leading provider of flexible private debt and equity capital to sponsor-owned and non-sponsor-owned middle market companies in the United States and Canada. It trades as a closed-end investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company (BDC) under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

The stock continues to yield nearly 12% after possibly the smallest monthly dividend increases in the market. The company continues to raise the monthly distribution by a fraction of a cent.

Read the full article at Seeking Alpha.


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