Investors Targeted Stock: Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s (FSC)


Fifth Street Finance Corp.’s (FSC) witnessed a loss of -2.40% in recent trading period with closing price of $ 4.48. The company’s last traded volume of 1.17 million shares was more it’s an average volume of 1.38 million shares.

In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was -3.30% and return on equity ratio was -6.80% while its return on investment ratio was 6.00%. The stock as of last trading session moved 4.41% up from its 52 week low and was -23.93% behind its 52 week high.

The stock’s price switched up 0.57% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -0.60% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and fell -12.71% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. The company has price to cash ratio of 3.49.

In the profitability analysis, net profit margin of the firm was recorded at -33.20% and operating profit margin was calculated at 44.10% while gross profit margin was measured as 70.20%. Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was registered at 0.21.

The Company has 140.04 million shares outstanding and 113.25 million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 0.62 and the short float is around of 0.76%. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.09 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 50.22.

Looking about the past performance history, the company jumped 0.90% in past week and declined -1.75% in one month. During the past three month period the stock dropped -16.48% and decreased -14.51% in past six month. During the twelve month it lost -7.20% and year to date performance of -14.17%.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 3.00. The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 1.88% and observed of 1.87% in the previous month.28.50% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 11.20%.

EPS growth for this year is -448.50% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 5.40%. EPS growth in past five years was -24.20% while EPS growth in next five years is projected to arrive at 5.00%. Sales growth past 5 years was measured at 14.60%.

In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 0.61 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 0.61.

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