NASDAQ:PSEC - Prospect Capital Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Sell
  • Consensus Price Target: $6.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -28.74 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PSEC

Average Price Target: $6.00
▼ -28.74% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Prospect Capital in the last 3 months. The average price target is $6.00, with a high forecast of $6.00 and a low forecast of $6.00. The average price target represents a -28.74% upside from the last price of $8.42.


The current consensus among 1 contributing investment analysts is to sell stock in Prospect Capital. This Sell consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$5.75 ➝ $6.00Low
6/25/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$4.50High
4/20/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformHigh
5/13/2019National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Low
2/11/2019National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Medium
1/22/2019BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$7.00 ➝ $6.00High
11/12/2018National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Medium
8/31/2018National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Low
5/14/2018National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Medium
2/12/2018National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$4.00Low
1/8/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$7.00N/A
11/14/2017National SecuritiesLower Price TargetSell$5.00 ➝ $4.00N/A
11/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$7.00 ➝ $6.00N/A
10/12/2017National SecuritiesLower Price TargetSell$6.00 ➝ $5.00N/A
8/30/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
8/30/2017National SecuritiesLower Price TargetSell$7.00 ➝ $6.00High
8/30/2017UBS GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformMedium
6/1/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$7.00Medium
5/15/2017National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$7.00Low
5/11/2017(FBRC)DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$9.50 ➝ $8.50High
2/13/2017National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$7.00N/A
11/10/2016(FBRC)Reiterated RatingBuy$9.00N/A
11/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/10/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$7.00N/A
9/1/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$7.00N/A
8/31/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$7.00N/A
8/31/2016(FBRC)Reiterated RatingOutperform$9.00 ➝ $10.00N/A
8/30/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$7.00N/A
7/19/2016National SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$7.00N/A
(Data available from 6/18/2016 forward)
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Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. It specializes in middle market, mature, mezzanine finance, later stage, emerging growth, leveraged buyouts, refinancing, acquisitions, recapitalizations, turnaround, growth capital, development, capital expenditures and subordinated debt tranches of collateralized loan obligations, cash flow term loans, market place lending and bridge transactions. It also makes real estate investments particularly in multi-family residential real estate asset class. The fund makes secured debt, senior debt, senior and secured term loans, unitranche debt, first-lien and second lien, private debt, private equity, mezzanine debt, and equity investments in private and microcap public businesses. It focuses on both primary origination and secondary loans/portfolios and invests in situations like debt financings for private equity sponsors, acquisitions, dividend recapitalizations, growth financings, bridge loans, cash flow term loans, real estate financings/investments. It also focuses on investing in small-sized and medium-sized private companies rather than large public companies. The fund typically invests across all industry sectors, with a particular expertise in the energy and industrial sectors. It invests in aerospace and defense, chemicals, conglomerate services, consumer services, ecological, electronics, financial services, machinery, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, retail, software, specialty minerals, textiles and leather, transportation, oil and gas production, coal production, materials, industrials, consumer discretionary, information technology, utilities, pipeline, storage, power generation and distribution, renewable and clean energy, oilfield services, healthcare, food and beverage, education, business services, and other select sectors. It prefers to invest in the United States and Canada. The fund seeks to invest between $10 million to $500 million per transaction in companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $150 million, sales value between $25 million and $500 million, and enterprise value between $5 million and $1000 million. It fund also co-invests for larger deals. The fund seeks control acquisitions by providing multiple levels of the capital structure. The fund focuses on sole, agented, club, or syndicated deals.
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Today's Range

Now: $8.42
Low: $8.39
High: $8.72

50 Day Range

MA: $8.35
Low: $7.62
High: $9.22

52 Week Range

Now: $8.42
Low: $4.67
High: $9.25


4,975,303 shs

Average Volume

2,752,734 shs

Market Capitalization

$3.26 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Prospect Capital?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Prospect Capital in the last year: TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Prospect Capital?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Prospect Capital in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $6.00, suggesting a possible downside of 28.7%. Wells Fargo & Company has the highest price target set, predicting PSEC will reach $6.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $6.00 for Prospect Capital in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Prospect Capital?

Prospect Capital currently has 1 sell rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Sell." A "sell" rating indicates that analysts believe PSEC will underperform the market and that investors should sell shares of Prospect Capital.
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How do I contact Prospect Capital's investor relations team?

Prospect Capital's physical mailing address is 10 EAST 40TH STREET 42ND FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10016. The financial services provider's listed phone number is 212-448-0702 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Prospect Capital is