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Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 12, 2015

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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FSC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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%.

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


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

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