Fidus Investment Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:FDUS)

About Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)

Fidus Investment Corporation logoFidus Investment Corporation is a closed-end, non-diversified investment company. The Company provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies. The Company's investment objective is to provide attractive risk-adjusted returns by generating both current income from its debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity-related investments. The Company typically invests in mezzanine debt, which includes senior subordinated notes and junior secured loans. The Company structures some of its debt investments as senior secured or unitranche loans. The Company's equity securities typically consist of either a direct minority equity investment in common or preferred stock or membership/partnership interests of a portfolio company, or it may receive warrants to buy a minority equity interest in a portfolio company in connection with a debt investment. Its investment activities are managed by Fidus Investment Advisors, LLC, its investment advisor.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FDUS
  • CUSIP: 31650010
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.76
  • 52 Week Range: $14.33 - $18.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.60
  • P/E Growth: 3.64
  • Annual Dividend: $1.56
  • Dividend Yield: 9.1%
  • Net Margins: 62.46%
  • Return on Equity: 9.08%
  • Return on Assets: 5.56%
  • Current Ratio: 0.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.25%
  • Average Volume: 71,925 shs.
  • Beta: 1.12

Frequently Asked Questions for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)

What is Fidus Investment Corporation's stock symbol?

Fidus Investment Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FDUS."

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

Fidus Investment Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. View Fidus Investment Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Fidus Investment Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.02. The company earned $14.43 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.19 million. Fidus Investment Corporation had a net margin of 62.46% and a return on equity of 9.08%. View Fidus Investment Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Fidus Investment Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Fidus Investment Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Fidus Investment Corporation.

Where is Fidus Investment Corporation's stock going? Where will Fidus Investment Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Fidus Investment Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Fidus Investment Corporation's stock price to reach $17.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Fidus Investment Corporation.

Who are some of Fidus Investment Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Fidus Investment Corporation's key executives?

Fidus Investment Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Edward H. Ross, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas C. Lauer, President, Director
  • Shelby E. Sherard, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary
  • Raymond L. Anstiss Jr., Independent Director
  • Charles D. Hyman, Independent Director
  • John A. Mazzarino, Independent Director

Who owns Fidus Investment Corporation stock?

Fidus Investment Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alpha Cubed Investments LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fidus Investment Corporation.

Who bought Fidus Investment Corporation stock? Who is buying Fidus Investment Corporation stock?

Fidus Investment Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Cubed Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidus Investment Corporation.

How do I buy Fidus Investment Corporation stock?

Shares of Fidus Investment Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fidus Investment Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Fidus Investment Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.54.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ FDUS)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  98 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  121 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  219
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fidus Investment Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $17.50 (5.80% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Price Target History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/31/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$18.00LowView Rating Details
1/9/2017Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$17.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/27/2016Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Earnings by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ FDUS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$0.38N/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016$0.37$0.39$15.22 million$17.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3$0.37$0.35$14.19 million$14.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.40$0.43$13.47 million$13.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.39$0.37$13.07 million$12.12 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q414$0.38$0.42$12.30 million$13.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q3 2014$0.39$0.41$11.34 million$11.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.40$0.40$11.10 million$10.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.43$0.40$11.40 million$10.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2014$0.38$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.38$10.04 million$9.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.45$0.40$8.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.58
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20172$0.38$0.40$0.39
Q3 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q4 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q1 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q2 20181$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q4 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Most Recent Dividend:9/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:9.43%
Payout Ratio:80.83% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
104.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
100.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ FDUS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 30.68%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/21/2015Shelby E SherardCFOBuy3,435$14.50$49,807.50View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Charles D HymanDirectorBuy1,700$15.11$25,687.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Thomas Charles LauerDirectorBuy1,500$16.11$24,165.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014John A MazzarinoDirectorBuy10,000$16.57$165,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Charles HymanDirectorBuy2,000$16.99$33,980.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Cary L SchaeferCFOBuy2,110$18.95$39,984.50View SEC Filing  
11/9/2012Thomas Charles LauerDirectorBuy1,202$15.30$18,390.60View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Edward H RossCEOBuy2,000$15.39$30,780.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Charles D HymanDirectorBuy1,495$15.36$22,963.20View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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