NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) (or "Company") announced today that it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report on Form 10-Q containing its first fiscal quarter results for the three months ended September 30, 2016 on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 after the close of the markets. The Company also expects to issue its earnings press release on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 after the close of the markets. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call dial-in number will be 888-338-7333. A recording of the conference call will be available for approximately 30 days. To hear a replay, call 877-344-7529 and use passcode 10096060. The conference call will also be available via a live listen-only webcast on the Company's website, www.prospectstreet.com. Please allow extra time prior to the call to visit the site and download any necessary software that may be needed to listen to the Internet broadcast. A replay of the audio webcast will be available on the Company's website for approximately 30 days following the conference call. ABOUT PROSPECT CAPITAL CORPORATION Prospect Capital Corporation ( www.prospectstreet.com) is a business development company that focuses on lending to and investing in private businesses. Our investment objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. We have elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940 ("1940 Act"). We are required to comply with a series of regulatory requirements under the 1940 Act as well as applicable NASDAQ, federal and state rules and regulations. We have elected to be treated as a regulated investment company under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Failure to comply with any of the laws and regulations that apply to us could have an adverse effect on us and our shareholders.