Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Fifth Street Finance Corp. ( FSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.0958 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that FSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.97, the dividend yield is 10.48%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FSC was $10.97, representing a -0.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.08 and a 22.02% increase over the 52 week low of $8.99.

FSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports FSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.33%, compared to an industry average of .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:

  • Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 7.9% over the last 100 days. BIZD has the highest percent weighting of FSC at 4.69%.



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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