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 ( FSC) 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.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FSC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.06 declared by Fifth Street Finance Corporation:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FSC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 13.62% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FSC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Fifth Street Finance Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart

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