Fifth Street Finance Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:FSC)

About Fifth Street Finance Corp.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. logoFifth Street Finance Corp. is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. The Company's investment objective is to maximize the portfolio's total return by generating current income from the debt investments and capital appreciation from the equity investments. The Company is externally managed and advised by Fifth Street Management LLC (Fifth Street Management). The Company is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company. The Company only intends to use leverage if the expected returns from borrowing to make investments exceeds the cost of such borrowing. In addition, the Company maintains subsidiaries that are licensed as small business investment companies. The Company, through Senior Loan Fund JV I, LLC (SLF JV I), invests in middle-market and other corporate debt securities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FSC
  • CUSIP: 31678A10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $5.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $5.35
  • 52-Week Range: $4.40 - $6.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.63
  • P/E Growth: 5.09
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.35
  • Net Margins: -25.95%
  • Return on Equity: 8.78%
  • Return on Assets: 4.44%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 0.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.31%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 10 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.23)
Consensus Price Target: $6.45 (12.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/16/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$6.75 -> $6.50View Rating Details
8/11/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$6.00View Rating Details
5/31/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/24/2016Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/19/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$6.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/10/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$9.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$9.00 -> $8.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$8.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$8.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$7.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
11/19/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/2/2015WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/1/2015MLV & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/10/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$10.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/9/2016Q3$0.18$0.20$61.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q2$0.18$0.16ViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q116$0.19$0.18$66.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/1/2015Q415$0.20$0.18ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q3$0.19$0.21$68.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.21$0.19$70.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/1/2014Q4$0.26$0.25ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q3$0.27$0.25ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q2$0.26$0.25$72.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q1$0.25$0.26ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q4$0.26$0.21ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.28$54.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.28$47.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/28/20120.27$0.27$43.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.75 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:12.59%
Payout Ratio:-160.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
98.63% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
96.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/26/2014jan 15$0.091/13/20151/15/20151/30/2015
11/26/2014dec 14$0.0912/11/201412/15/201412/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.08%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 32.18%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/31/2016James Castro-BlancoDirectorBuy8,250$6.16$50,820.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Brian S DunnDirectorBuy6,000$4.52$27,120.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Brian S DunnDirectorBuy15,000$4.69$70,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015James Castro-BlancoDirectorBuy3,000$6.58$19,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Todd OwensCEOBuy10,000$7.05$70,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Leonard M TannenbaumDirectorBuy1,121,851$6.94$7,785,645.94View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Bernard D BermanDirectorBuy2,000$6.99$13,980.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Richard A PetrocelliCFOBuy2,000$8.52$17,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Ivelin M DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$9.74$9,740.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Ivelin DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$9.84$9,840.00View SEC Filing  
12/13/2013Leonard TannenbaumCEOBuy20,000$8.98$179,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Bernard BermanInsiderBuy1,000$9.39$9,390.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Bernard D BermanInsiderBuy1,000$9.95$9,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Leonard M TannenbaumCEOBuy20,000$9.94$198,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Leonard M TannenbaumCEOBuy25,000$10.37$259,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Bernard D BermanInsiderBuy1,000$10.47$10,470.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Ivelin M DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$10.71$10,710.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Richard P DutkiewiczDirectorBuy4,000$10.79$43,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2013Douglas F RayDirectorBuy5,700$10.69$60,933.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Ivelin M DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$10.94$10,940.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2013Leonard M TannenbaumCEOBuy15,000$10.86$162,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/28/2012Bernard D BermanInsiderBuy1,000$10.18$10,180.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2012Ivelin M DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$10.58$10,580.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Leonard M TannenbaumCEOBuy10,000$10.43$104,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2012Leonard M TannenbaumCEOBuy10,000$10.48$104,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Ivelin M DimitrovCIOBuy1,000$10.33$10,330.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
DateHeadline logoOpinion: These 3 cheap stocks could end your dividend yield drought - MarketWatch (NASDAQ:FSC) - September 23 at 10:06 AM logoThese 3 cheap stocks could end your dividend yield drought ... - MarketWatch (NASDAQ:FSC) - September 22 at 5:10 PM logo$30M Settlement With Fifth Street Fund Investors Gets OK (NASDAQ:FSC) - September 22 at 10:40 AM logoFIFTH STREET ASSET MANAGEMENT INC. : Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:FSC) - September 21 at 5:36 PM logo$30M Settlement With Fifth Street Fund Investors OK'd (NASDAQ:FSC) - September 21 at 5:36 PM
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Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) Chart for Saturday, September, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 9/24/2016 by Staff