Fifth Street Finance Corp. ( FSC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FSC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FSC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $7.09, the dividend yield is 10.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FSC was $7.09, representing a -30.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.20 and a 4.26% increase over the 52 week low of $6.80.
FSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.35. Zacks Investment Research reports FSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -13.76%, compared to an industry average of -.7%.
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 ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIZD with an increase of 1.7% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FSC at 5.12%.