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: www.fdus.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.91
  • 52 Week Range: $14.33 - $18.21
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.21
  • P/E Growth: 3.53
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.56
  • Dividend Yield: 9.1%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 62.46%
  • Return on Equity: 9.08%
  • Return on Assets: 5.56%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.25%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 85,709 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.79%. The ex-dividend date 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.02. The company earned $14.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.19 million. Fidus Investment Corporation had a return on equity of 9.08% and a net margin of 62.46%. 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 12 month price objectives for Fidus Investment Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect Fidus Investment Corporation's share 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Muzinich & Co. Inc. (0.00%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.00%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Novare Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Ares Management LLC (0.00%) and West Family Investments Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fidus Investment Corporation.

Who sold Fidus Investment Corporation stock? Who is selling Fidus Investment Corporation stock?

Fidus Investment Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc, Ares Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada and Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fidus Investment Corporation.

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

Fidus Investment Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Novare Capital Management LLC, Muzinich & Co. Inc., Opus Capital Group LLC, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, BB&T Securities LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and Salem Investment Counselors Inc.. 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 $15.93.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ FDUS)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  114 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  209
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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 (9.86% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
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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 9/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

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        
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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Most Recent Dividend:9/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:9.79%
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
8/4/2017quarterly$0.399.36%9/7/20179/8/20179/22/2017
5/5/2017quarterly$0.399.3%6/7/20176/9/20176/23/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.399.52%3/8/20173/10/20173/24/2017
11/4/2016special$0.0410.36%11/30/201612/2/201612/16/2016
8/5/2016quarterly$0.399.9%9/7/20169/9/20169/23/2016
5/6/2016quarterly$0.3910.14%6/8/20166/10/20166/24/2016
2/18/2016quarterly$0.3912.2%3/9/20163/11/20163/25/2016
11/9/2015quarterly$0.3911.37%12/2/201512/4/201512/18/2015
11/9/2015special$0.0411.37%11/24/201511/27/201512/11/2015
8/7/2015quarterly$0.3911.13%9/15/20159/17/20159/25/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.389.29%6/9/20156/11/20156/25/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.389.39%3/10/20153/12/20153/26/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.388.94%12/3/201412/5/201412/19/2014
8/8/2014quarterly$0.388.26%9/10/20149/12/20149/26/2014
5/9/2014quarterly$0.389.14%6/11/20146/13/20146/27/2014
5/9/2014special$0.059.14%7/23/20147/25/20147/31/2014
5/9/2014special$0.059.14%8/21/20148/25/20148/29/2014
2/19/2014quarterly$0.387.19%3/19/20143/21/20143/31/2014
11/8/2013special$0.387.4%12/4/201312/6/201312/20/2013
11/7/2013quarterly$0.387.4%12/4/201312/6/201312/20/2013
8/2/2013quarterly$0.387.81%9/10/20139/12/20139/26/2013
8/2/2013special$0.047.81%9/10/20139/12/20139/26/2013
5/20/2013quarterly$0.388.09%6/10/20136/12/20136/26/2013
2/25/2013quarterly$0.388.53%3/12/20133/14/20133/28/2013
(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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
Latest Headlines for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS)
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americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 11:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV) and Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 4:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (ETV) vs. Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$17.66 Million in Sales Expected for Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 6:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:04 PM
thestreet.com logoReminder - Fidus Investment (FDUS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
www.thestreet.com - September 6 at 11:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoProspect Capital Witnesses Fall in Total Investment Income
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$17.67 Million in Sales Expected for Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 1:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) to Announce $0.38 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 10:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FDUS earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment tops Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 6:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 6:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:53 PM
thestreet.com logoFDUS Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
www.thestreet.com - August 1 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$16.57 Million in Sales Expected for Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 10:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.38 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 4:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 11:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Announces Exercise and Closing of Option for Public Offering of Common Stock
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 7:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$16.57 Million in Sales Expected for Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) to Announce $0.38 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 7:42 AM
streetinsider.com logoFidus Investment (FDUS) Prices 1.75M Common Stock Offering at $16.80/Share
www.streetinsider.com - June 20 at 5:53 PM
seekingalpha.com logoIdentifying Risk In BDCs - Fidus Investment Corporation
seekingalpha.com - June 20 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Announces Commencement of Public Offering of Common Stock
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 6:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: TCP Capital Corp. (TCPC) and Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 7:54 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFidus Investment goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - June 6 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Fidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $16.56 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 10:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 11:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.38 Earnings Per Share Expected for Fidus Investment Corp (FDUS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 8:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FDUS earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:50 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFidus Investment's (FDUS) CEO Ed Ross on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 6 at 5:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Fidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment meets 1Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Fidus Investment Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Getting Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 5:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFidus Investment Corporation Schedules First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 12:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Fidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $16.53 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Downgraded by Robert W. Baird to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 4:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFidus Investment Corp (FDUS) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 2:56 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBDC Total Returns Continue To Beat S&P 500 Since 2014
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 10:02 AM
forbes.com logoFive Yields Up To 10% With 40% Price Upside, Too - Forbes
www.forbes.com - April 9 at 4:55 PM

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