Fifth Street Finance Corp (FSC)

4.58
0.03 0.66
NASDAQ : Financial
Prev Close 4.55
Open 4.55
Day Low/High 4.51 / 4.58
52 Wk Low/High 4.40 / 6.77
Volume 748.54K
Avg Volume 1.42M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 140.96M
Market Cap 625.87M
EPS -0.50
P/E Ratio 5.55
Div & Yield 0.50 (11.30%)

Latest News

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Leadership Transition

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Leadership Transition

Bernard D. Berman Named as Chief Executive Officer of FSC

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Results Of Special Meeting Of Stockholders

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Results Of Special Meeting Of Stockholders

Results Indicate Stockholders Overwhelmingly Approved New Investment Advisory Agreement

Bargain Hunters Take Note: Insider Cluster-Buying At FSC

Bargain Hunters Take Note: Insider Cluster-Buying At FSC

A particularly strong insider buying signal is what we call a "cluster-buy" where three or more different insiders make open market purchases within a short period of one another. At Fifth Street Finance Corporation , 8 different insiders purchased 99,100 shares at an average price of $4.57/share, for a total of $452,901, with the most recent purchase on March 6, 2017.

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 3/13/17, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 3/31/17. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $4.37, this dividend works out to approximately 0.46%.

RSI Alert: Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Now Oversold

RSI Alert: Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Now Oversold

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.

FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/13/17

FSC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/13/17

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/13/17, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 2/28/17. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $4.95, 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 2/13/17.

Fifth Street Finance Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FSC

Fifth Street Finance Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FSC

In trading on Friday, shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation crossed below their 200 day moving average of $5.47, changing hands as low as $5.44 per share. Fifth Street Finance Corporation shares are currently trading off about 0.9% on the day.

Reminder - Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Fifth Street Finance (FSC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/11/17, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 1/31/17. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.65, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 1/11/17.

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 12/13/16, Fifth Street Finance Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.06, payable on 12/30/16. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $5.54, this dividend works out to approximately 1.08%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 1.08% lower — all else being equal — when FSC shares open for trading on 12/13/16.

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

TheStreet Quant Rating: C- (Hold)