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NASDAQ:FDUS

Fidus Investment (FDUS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.73
-0.06 (-0.30%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$19.64
$19.80
50-Day Range
$18.79
$20.04
52-Week Range
$17.63
$21.25
Volume
128,853 shs
Average Volume
213,634 shs
Market Capitalization
$561.32 million
P/E Ratio
9.13
Dividend Yield
8.72%
Price Target
$21.00

Fidus Investment MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.4% Upside
$21.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.34mentions of Fidus Investment in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-5.24%
From $2.48 to $2.35 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.90 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

778th out of 852 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

42nd out of 46 stocks


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About Fidus Investment Stock (NASDAQ:FDUS)

Fidus Investment Corporation is a business development company. It specializing in leveraged buyouts, refinancings, change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, mezzanine, growth capital, business expansion, lower middle market investments, debt investments, subordinated and second lien loans, senior secured and unitranche debt, preferred equity, warrants, subordinated debt, senior subordinated notes, junior secured loans, and unitranche loans. It does not invest in turnarounds or distressed situations. The fund prefers to invest in aerospace and defense, business services, consumer products and services including retail, food, and beverage, healthcare products and services, industrial products and services, information technology services, niche manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and value-added distribution sectors. It seeks to invest in companies based in United States. The fund typically invests between $5 million and $15 million per transaction in companies with annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million and an annual EBITDA between $3 million and $20 million, but it can occasionally invest in larger or smaller companies. It seeks to acquire minority equity stakes and board observation rights in conjunction with its investments.

FDUS Stock Price History

FDUS Stock News Headlines

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Fidus Investment declares $0.43 dividend
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave
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Fidus Investment: A Hold With A 13% Yield (Downgrade)
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Fidus Investment: A Fat Double-Digit Yield
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/27 Dividend
12/19/2023
Dividend Payable
12/27/2023
Today
2/28/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/27 Dividend
3/19/2024
Dividend Payable
3/27/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Investment advice
Sub-Industry
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FDUS
CUSIP
31650010
Employees
N/A
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.00
High Stock Price Target
$22.00
Low Stock Price Target
$20.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+6.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$35.82 million
Pretax Margin
51.23%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$94.14 million
Cash Flow
$1.97 per share
Book Value
$19.66 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,055,000
Market Cap
$561.32 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.41
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Edward H. Ross (Age 58)
    Chairman of the Board, Interested Director & CEO
  • Mr. Thomas C. Lauer (Age 56)
    President, MD & Director
  • Ms. Shelby Elizabeth Sherard CPA (Age 54)
    CFO, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary
  • Ms. Amanda Armstrong
    Accounting Manager
  • Ms. Jody Burfening
    Investor Relations Contact
  • Mr. William Andrew Worth
    Managing Director
  • Mr. Thomas J. Steiglehner
    Managing Director
  • Mr. Matthew G. Shehorn
    Managing Director
  • Mr. John Joseph Ross II
    Managing Director
  • Mr. Craig J. Petrusha
    Managing Director














FDUS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Fidus Investment stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fidus Investment in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FDUS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FDUS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Fidus Investment's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Fidus Investment's stock. Their FDUS share price targets range from $20.00 to $22.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have FDUS shares performed in 2024?

Fidus Investment's stock was trading at $19.69 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, FDUS shares have increased by 0.2% and is now trading at $19.73.
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Are investors shorting Fidus Investment?

Fidus Investment saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 191,400 shares, an increase of 29.7% from the January 31st total of 147,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 261,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Fidus Investment's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 29th 2024.
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How can I listen to Fidus Investment's earnings call?

Fidus Investment will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, March 1st at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Fidus Investment's earnings last quarter?

Fidus Investment Co. (NASDAQ:FDUS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The asset manager reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.03. The asset manager earned $21.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $20.14 million. Fidus Investment had a net margin of 45.70% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.25%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.40 earnings per share.

How often does Fidus Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fidus Investment?

Fidus Investment declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share on Wednesday, March 27th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 13.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 19th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.53.
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Is Fidus Investment a good dividend stock?

Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.71%. FDUS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 79.63%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, FDUS will have a dividend payout ratio of 73.19% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for FDUS.

What ETFs hold Fidus Investment's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) stock in their portfolio include Putnam BDC Income ETF (PBDC) and Virtus Private Credit Strategy ETF (VPC).VanEck BDC Income ETF (BIZD).

What other stocks do shareholders of Fidus Investment own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fidus Investment investors own include Hercules Capital (HTGC), Ares Capital (ARCC), BlackRock TCP Capital (TCPC), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer (ET), NewtekOne (NEWT), New Residential Investment (NRZ), TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC (TPVG) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD).

Who are Fidus Investment's major shareholders?

Fidus Investment's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Melia Wealth LLC (2.42%), Raymond James & Associates (2.04%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.82%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (1.54%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.68%) and Quadrature Capital Ltd (0.63%).
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How do I buy shares of Fidus Investment?

Shares of FDUS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:FDUS) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff