Insider Trading Alert - PSEC, BRO And CPE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 18, 2015, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $77.50 to $28,170,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Barry John F, who is Chief Executive Officer at Prospect Capital Corporation, bought 140,000 shares at $7.46 on June 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 5.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.57% with the 140,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.67, up $0.21, or 2.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 356,060
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 388,060
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 389,060

The average volume for Prospect Capital Corporation has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital Corporation has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 7.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Prospect Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prospect Capital Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Prospect Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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