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How Analysts View Prospect Capital after Its Fiscal 2Q18 Results

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Constant ratings

No changes have been seen in analysts’ ratings on Prospect Capital (PSEC) for the past few months.

Five analysts are tracking PSEC in February 2018, of which one has given it a “strong sell” rating and another has suggested a “sell.” Three analysts have recommended “hold” positions on the stock.

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PSEC’s peers

Solar Capital (SLRC) is being covered by eight analysts in February 2018, of which two are suggesting “strong buys” on the stock, one has suggested a “hold,” and five have recommended “buys” on the stock. No analysts have given SLRC “strong sell” or “sell” ratings.

Of the eight analysts that tracked SLRC in January 2018, three suggested “holds” on the stock, and the remaining five suggested “buys.”

Hercules Capital (HTGC) is being covered by 12 analysts in February, of which five have suggested “strong buys” and two have suggested “holds” on the stock. The remaining five analysts have recommended “buys” on the stock.

Of the 12 analysts that analyzed HTGC in January 2018, four suggested “strong buys,” four recommended “holds,” and another four suggested “buys.” In December 2017, these ratings were the same. In November, however, 11 analysts were tracking HTGC. Four called it a “strong buy,” three called it a “buy,” and four called it a “hold.”

Prospect’s competitor (XLF) Apollo Investment (AINV) is being covered by 13 analysts in February 2018. Three have suggested “strong buys” on the stock, seven have suggested “holds,” one has suggested a “strong sell,” and two have suggested “buys.”

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