Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, private equity firm Prospect Capital
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Prospect's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||New York (1988)|
|Market Cap||$1.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$223.6 million|
|Management||Chairman/CEO John Francis Barry III
President/COO Michael Eliasek
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||9.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$1.9 million / $574.5 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 682 members who have rated Prospect believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Conservative loan underwriting with large collateral positions and equity provisions makes for a sound loan portfolio. Charter requires large dividend payouts. Very experienced management that has made significant purchases of their own stock make this a go to stock for both yield and potential capital gains.
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