NASDAQ:FDUS - Fidus Investment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$14.78 -0.04 (-0.27 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.78
Today's Range$14.68 - $14.8450
52-Week Range$12.63 - $16.94
Volume48,916 shs
Average Volume104,282 shs
Market Capitalization$362.30 million
P/E Ratio10.34
Dividend Yield10.56%
Fidus Investment logoFidus Investment Corporation is a business development company 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.11
Quick Ratio0.11


Trailing P/E Ratio10.34
Forward P/E Ratio10.19
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$68.61 million
Price / Sales5.27
Cash Flow$1.4225 per share
Price / Cash10.39
Book Value$16.06 per share
Price / Book0.92


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43
Net Income$43.95 million
Net Margins65.95%
Return on Equity8.73%
Return on Assets5.28%


Outstanding Shares24,460,000
Market Cap$362.30 million

Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fidus Investment's stock symbol?

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

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

Fidus Investment declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 22nd. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. View Fidus Investment's Dividend History.

How were Fidus Investment's earnings last quarter?

Fidus Investment Corp (NASDAQ:FDUS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36. The asset manager earned $18.11 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.43 million. Fidus Investment had a return on equity of 8.73% and a net margin of 65.95%. View Fidus Investment's Earnings History.

When is Fidus Investment's next earnings date?

Fidus Investment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Fidus Investment.

What price target have analysts set for FDUS?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Fidus Investment's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Fidus Investment's share price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fidus Investment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fidus Investment?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fidus Investment in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Fidus Investment.

Who are some of Fidus Investment's key competitors?

Who are Fidus Investment's key executives?

Fidus Investment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Edward H. Ross, Chairman & CEO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Thomas C. Lauer, Pres and Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Shelby E. Sherard CPA, C.F.O., Chief Compliance Officer & Sec. (Age 48)

Has Fidus Investment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FDUS stock has been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fidus Investment earned a coverage optimism score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 42.66 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Fidus Investment.

Who are Fidus Investment's major shareholders?

Fidus Investment's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Raymond James & Associates (4.53%), West Family Investments Inc. (2.54%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (2.04%), BB&T Securities LLC (1.23%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.71%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD (0.51%). Company insiders that own Fidus Investment stock include Charles D Hyman, Shelby E Sherard and Thomas Charles Lauer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fidus Investment.

Which institutional investors are selling Fidus Investment stock?

FDUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidus Investment.

Which institutional investors are buying Fidus Investment stock?

FDUS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, WESPAC Advisors LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, BB&T Securities LLC, West Family Investments Inc., Prospera Financial Services Inc, Van ECK Associates Corp and Quad Cities Investment Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Fidus Investment stock in the last two years include Charles D Hyman, Shelby E Sherard and Thomas Charles Lauer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidus Investment.

How do I buy shares of Fidus Investment?

Shares of FDUS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fidus Investment's stock price today?

One share of FDUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.78.

How big of a company is Fidus Investment?

Fidus Investment has a market capitalization of $362.30 million and generates $68.61 million in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $43.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.43 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Fidus Investment?

Fidus Investment's mailing address is 1603 ORRINGTON AVENUE SUITE 1005, EVANSTON IL, 60201. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 847-859-3940 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Fidus Investment (NASDAQ FDUS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  358
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fidus Investment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FDUS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FDUS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by Staff

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