Fifth Street Finance Corp (FSC)

5.51
0.03 0.54
NASDAQ : Financial
Prev Close 5.54
Open 5.54
Day Low/High 5.45 / 5.59
52 Wk Low/High 4.40 / 6.77
Volume 1.01M
Avg Volume 717.40K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 143.26M
Market Cap 775.03M
EPS -0.50
P/E Ratio 6.76
Div & Yield 0.72 (13.30%)

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FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/10/16

FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/10/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/10/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 11/30/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.29, this dividend works out to approximately 1.14%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.14% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 11/10/16.

FSC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

FSC Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation crossed below their 200 day moving average of $5.36, changing hands as low as $5.19 per share. Fifth Street Finance Corporation shares are currently trading down about 3.3% on the day.

Relative Strength Alert For Fifth Street Finance

Relative Strength Alert For Fifth Street Finance

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Fifth Street Finance Corporation presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

This Stock Has A 12.35% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

This Stock Has A 12.35% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book

Fifth Street Finance Corporation has been named as a Top 10 dividend-paying financial stock, according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among shares of financial companies, FSC displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Fifth Street Finance Corporation About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/12/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 10/31/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.84, this dividend works out to approximately 1.03%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.03% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 10/12/16.

FSC Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price

FSC Trading Below Director's Recent Buy Price

There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on August 31, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Director, James Castro-blanco, invested $50,820.00 into 8,250 shares of FSC, for a cost per share of $6.16.

Fifth Street Finance About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FSC)

Fifth Street Finance About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (FSC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/13/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 9/30/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $6.18, this dividend works out to approximately 0.97%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 0.97% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 9/13/16.

FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/11/16

FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/11/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/11/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 8/31/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.92, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.01% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 8/11/16.

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: FSC, RRMS, STB

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: FSC, RRMS, STB

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: FSC, TPVG, STB

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: FSC, TPVG, STB

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

This Stock Has A 13.26% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

This Stock Has A 13.26% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: DEX, BLW, FSC

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: DEX, BLW, FSC

DEX BLW FSC are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Wednesday, July 13, 2016

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: HSON, CAPL, FSC

3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks: HSON, CAPL, FSC

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Cash Dividend On The Way From Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/13/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 7/29/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.30, this dividend works out to approximately 1.13%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.13% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 7/13/16.

Fifth Street Finance is Now Oversold (FSC)

Fifth Street Finance is Now Oversold (FSC)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100.

Ex-Div Reminder for Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Ex-Div Reminder for Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/13/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 6/30/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $4.94, this dividend works out to approximately 1.21%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.21% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 6/13/16.

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks CAPL, IRET, FSC

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks CAPL, IRET, FSC

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

Ex-Div Reminder for Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Ex-Div Reminder for Fifth Street Finance (FSC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/11/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 5/31/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.17, this dividend works out to approximately 1.16%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.16% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 5/11/16.

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks SXCP, WHF, FSC

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks SXCP, WHF, FSC

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks ATAX, NYMT, FSC

What To Hold: 3 Hold-Rated Dividend Stocks ATAX, NYMT, FSC

These 3 dividend stocks are rated a Hold by TheStreet