Analyst Upgrades – Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) Stock Gets Upgraded By JMP Securities from Market Perform to Outperform

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Analyst Ratings For Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

Today, Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) stock received an upgrade by JMP Securities from Market Perform to Outperform with a price target of $8.50.

There are 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 1 buy rating on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) is Hold (Score: 2.00) with a consensus target price of $5.17 per share, a potential 5.02% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/17/2017-JMP Securities Upgrade from a “Market Perform ” rating to a ” Outperform” rating.
  • 6/30/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 5/15/2017-National Securities Reiterated Rating of Neutral.
  • 5/15/2017-Deutsche Bank AG was Downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Hold” rating. They now have a $4.75 price target on the stock, up previously from $5.50 .
  • 4/11/2017-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 3/30/2017-Raymond James Financial, Inc. Reiterated Rating of Market Perform .

Dividend information for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 1.47%.

Dividend History for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

  • On 3/15/2017 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.13 11.09% with an ex dividend date of 9/14/2017 which will be payable on 9/29/2017.
  • On 2/28/2017 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.02 1.8% with an ex dividend date of 6/13/2017 which will be payable on 6/30/2017.
  • On 2/27/2017 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a Monthly dividend of $0.02 1.8% with an ex dividend date of 3/13/2017 which will be payable on 3/31/2017.
  • On 10/24/2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend of $0.06 12.79% with an ex dividend date of 12/13/2016 which will be payable on 12/30/2016.
  • On 10/24/2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend of $0.06 12.79% with an ex dividend date of 1/11/2017 which will be payable on 1/31/2017.
  • On 10/24/2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend of $0.06 12.79% with an ex dividend date of 2/13/2017 which will be payable on 2/28/2017.
  • On 8/10/2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend of $0.06 12.29% with an ex dividend date of 9/13/2016 which will be payable on 9/30/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) has insider ownership of 0.12% and institutional ownership of 29.95%.

  • On 3/29/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 368,073 with an average share price of $4.74 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,744,666.02. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/27/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 655,850 with an average share price of $4.67 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,062,819.50. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/22/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 477,484 with an average share price of $4.64 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,215,525.76. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/20/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 345,000 with an average share price of $4.62 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,593,900.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/17/2017 Bernard D Berman, Director, bought 5,000 with an average share price of $4.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $22,750.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/17/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 170,000 with an average share price of $4.59 per share and the total transaction amounting to $780,300.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/15/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 1,273,000 with an average share price of $4.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $5,741,230.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)
Shares of Fifth Street Finance Corp. closed the previous trading session at 5.49 up +0.05 0.92% with 14,788,864 shares trading hands.

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