Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Fifth Street Finance Corp. ( FSC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.0958 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that FSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.65, the dividend yield is 10.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FSC was $10.65, representing a -3.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.08 and a 18.46% increase over the 52 week low of $8.99.

FSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.95. Zacks Investment Research reports FSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.86%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FSC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to FSC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FSC as a top-10 holding:

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 1.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FSC at 0.8%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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