FS Investment Corporation ( FSIC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.22275 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 05, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FSIC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FSIC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $9.53, the dividend yield is 9.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FSIC was $9.53, representing a -9.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.52 and a 37.92% increase over the 52 week low of $6.91.
FSIC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.44. Zacks Investment Research reports FSIC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.92%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FSIC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FSIC as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is BIZD with an decrease of -2.77% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FSIC at 7.29%.
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