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Q3 Earnings Outlook For Prospect Capital

Benzinga Newsdesk

On Wednesday, May 8, Prospect Capital (NASDAQ: PSEC) will release its latest earnings report. Here is Benzinga's outlook for the company.

Earnings and Revenue

Prospect Capital EPS will likely be near 21 cents while revenue will be around $176.68 million, according to analysts.

In the same quarter last year, Prospect Capital reported EPS of 19 cents on revenue of $162.83 million. If the company were to match the consensus estimate, earnings would be up 10.53 percent. Sales would be up 8.50 percent on a year-over-year basis. The company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past like this:

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Quarter

Q2 2019

Q1 2019

Q4 2018

Q3 2018

EPS Estimate

0.22

0.21

0.2

0.18

EPS Actual

0.22

0.23

0.22

0.19

Stock Performance

Shares of Prospect Capital were trading at $6.78 as of May 8. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 6.27 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. Analysts seem to have settled on a Neutral rating with Prospect Capital. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

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