Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 2/12/14, Fifth Street Finance Corporation (Symbol: FSC) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0833, payable on 2/28/14. As a percentage of FSC's recent stock price of $9.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.87%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 0.87% lower - all else being equal - when FSC shares open for trading on 2/12/14.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FSC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.41% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FSC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, FSC's low point in its 52 week range is $8.94 per share, with $11.13 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $9.58.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FSC makes up 5.30% of the BDC Income ETF (Symbol: BIZD) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Monday.
In Monday trading, Fifth Street Finance Corporation shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.