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PSEC Prospect Capital dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Prospect Capital's most recent monthly dividend of $0.06 per share was on Sep 27, 2022 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $0.72 per share, the stock yields 10.51%.

Key dates

  • PSEC last dividend date: Sep 27, 2022
  • PSEC next dividend date: Oct 26, 2022
PSEC dividend stats
DPS
$0.72
Dividend yield
10.51%
Payout ratio
50.3%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.77%
Payout ratio
30.1%

Dividend yield

What is Prospect Capital current dividend yield

Prospect Capital's dividend yield of 10.51% is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 2.77%, Prospect Capital's dividend yield is 279% higher. The current dividend yield is lower than the historical average of 11.2% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is PSEC dividend payout history and dates

Prospect Capital has a history of paying dividends since 2005. Our records of PSEC show that the company has issued 12 monthly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone down by 13% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 15%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 27, 2022 Oct 20, 2022 Aug 29, 2022 $0.06 normal
Aug 26, 2022 Sep 21, 2022 May 9, 2022 $0.06 normal
Jul 26, 2022 Aug 18, 2022 May 9, 2022 $0.06 normal
Jun 27, 2022 Jul 20, 2022 May 9, 2022 $0.06 normal
May 26, 2022 Jun 21, 2022 May 9, 2022 $0.06 normal
Apr 26, 2022 May 19, 2022 Feb 8, 2022 $0.06 normal
Mar 28, 2022 Apr 20, 2022 Feb 8, 2022 $0.06 normal
Feb 23, 2022 Mar 22, 2022 Feb 8, 2022 $0.06 normal
Jan 26, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 Nov 8, 2021 $0.06 normal
Dec 28, 2021 Jan 20, 2022 Nov 8, 2021 $0.06 normal
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 23, 2021 Nov 8, 2021 $0.06 normal
Oct 26, 2021 Nov 18, 2021 Aug 24, 2021 $0.06 normal
Sep 27, 2021 Oct 21, 2021 Aug 24, 2021 $0.06 normal
Aug 26, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.06 normal
Jul 27, 2021 Aug 19, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.06 normal
Jun 25, 2021 Jul 22, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.06 normal
May 26, 2021 Jun 17, 2021 May 10, 2021 $0.06 normal
Apr 29, 2021 May 20, 2021 Feb 9, 2021 $0.06 normal
Mar 30, 2021 Apr 22, 2021 Feb 9, 2021 $0.06 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 Feb 9, 2021 $0.06 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Feb 18, 2021 Nov 9, 2020 $0.06 normal
Dec 30, 2020 Jan 21, 2021 Nov 9, 2020 $0.06 normal
Nov 27, 2020 Dec 24, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 $0.06 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Nov 19, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 $0.06 normal
Sep 29, 2020 Oct 22, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 $0.06 normal
Aug 28, 2020 Sep 17, 2020 May 8, 2020 $0.06 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Aug 20, 2020 May 8, 2020 $0.06 normal
Jun 29, 2020 Jul 23, 2020 May 8, 2020 $0.06 normal
May 28, 2020 Jun 18, 2020 May 8, 2020 $0.06 normal
Apr 29, 2020 May 21, 2020 Feb 7, 2020 $0.06 normal
Mar 30, 2020 Apr 23, 2020 Feb 7, 2020 $0.06 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 19, 2020 Feb 7, 2020 $0.06 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 Nov 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Dec 31, 2019 Jan 23, 2020 Nov 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Nov 27, 2019 Dec 19, 2019 Nov 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Oct 30, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 $0.06 normal
Sep 27, 2019 Oct 24, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 $0.06 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Sep 19, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.06 normal
Jul 30, 2019 Aug 22, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.06 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.06 normal
May 30, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.06 normal
Apr 29, 2019 May 23, 2019 Feb 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Mar 28, 2019 Apr 18, 2019 Feb 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Feb 27, 2019 Mar 21, 2019 Feb 6, 2019 $0.06 normal
Jan 30, 2019 Feb 21, 2019 Nov 6, 2018 $0.06 normal
Dec 31, 2018 Jan 24, 2019 Nov 6, 2018 $0.06 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 20, 2018 Nov 6, 2018 $0.06 normal
Oct 30, 2018 Nov 21, 2018 Aug 23, 2018 $0.06 normal
Sep 27, 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Aug 23, 2018 $0.06 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.06 normal
Jul 30, 2018 Aug 23, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.06 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.06 normal
May 30, 2018 Jun 21, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.06 normal
Apr 27, 2018 May 24, 2018 Feb 7, 2018 $0.06 normal
Mar 28, 2018 Apr 19, 2018 Feb 7, 2018 $0.06 normal
Feb 27, 2018 Mar 22, 2018 Feb 7, 2018 $0.06 normal
Jan 30, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Nov 8, 2017 $0.06 normal
Dec 28, 2017 Jan 18, 2018 Nov 8, 2017 $0.06 normal
Nov 29, 2017 Dec 21, 2017 Nov 8, 2017 $0.06 normal
Oct 30, 2017 Nov 22, 2017 Aug 28, 2017 $0.06 normal
Sep 28, 2017 Oct 19, 2017 Aug 28, 2017 $0.06 normal
Aug 29, 2017 Sep 21, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.083 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Aug 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.083 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Jul 20, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.083 normal
May 26, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.083 normal
Apr 26, 2017 May 18, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 $0.083 normal
Mar 29, 2017 Apr 20, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 $0.083 normal
Feb 24, 2017 Mar 23, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 $0.083 normal
Jan 27, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 Nov 8, 2016 $0.083 normal
Dec 28, 2016 Jan 19, 2017 Nov 8, 2016 $0.083 normal
Nov 28, 2016 Dec 22, 2016 Nov 8, 2016 $0.083 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Nov 17, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $0.083 normal
Sep 28, 2016 Oct 20, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $0.083 normal
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 May 9, 2016 $0.083 normal
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 May 9, 2016 $0.083 normal
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 21, 2016 May 9, 2016 $0.083 normal
May 26, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 May 9, 2016 $0.083 normal
Apr 27, 2016 May 19, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 $0.083 normal
Mar 29, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 $0.083 normal

Prospect Capital dividend payout ratio

What is Prospect Capital dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Prospect Capital's payout ratio of 50.3% is above the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with its Financial Services sector average of 30.1%, Prospect Capital's payout ratio is 67% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

PSEC dividend vs peer dividends

How does PSEC dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
OFS OFS Capital Corp 12.74% $1.11 50.2%
PSEC Prospect Capital Corp 10.51% $0.72 50.3%

Frequently asked questions

Does Prospect Capital pay a dividend?

Yes, Prospect Capital has paid 12 dividends in the last 12 months. PSEC has been paying dividends since 2005.

When is Prospect Capital's next dividend?

PSEC's next dividend date is Oct 26, 2022 (ex-date).

When was PSEC's last dividend?

Prospect Capital's last regular dividend was on Sep 27, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.06 per share.

How much dividend does Prospect Capital pay (per share)?

PSEC has paid dividend of $0.72 per share in the last year.

What is Prospect Capital's dividend yield?

Currently Prospect Capital's dividend yield is 10.51%.

How often does Prospect Capital pay dividends?

Prospect Capital has a monthly dividend frequency.

What is Prospect Capital's dividend payout ratio?

Prospect Capital's dividend payout ratio is 50.3%.

Does Prospect Capital pay a good dividend?

Prospect Capital's dividend yield is higher than the Financial Services sector average.