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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
FSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FSC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.52
FSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. FSC: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FSC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.52
0.48
0.99
Interest Coverage 1.84
FSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. FSC: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 3.67 Max: 26.67
Current: 1.84
2.03
26.67
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
3.72%
4.52%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 52.81
FSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.27 vs. FSC: 52.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.07  Med: 59.91 Max: 61.65
Current: 52.81
10.07
61.65
Net-margin (%) -8.52
FSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. FSC: -8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.37  Med: 30.06 Max: 55.35
Current: -8.52
7.37
55.35
ROE (%) -1.23
FSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. FSC: -1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 4.66 Max: 9.73
Current: -1.23
1.09
9.73
ROA (%) -0.63
FSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. FSC: -0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 4.20 Max: 6.11
Current: -0.63
0.59
6.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
FSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. FSC: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.4  Med: 0.40 Max: 5
Current: -7.4
-8.4
5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
FSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. FSC: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.7  Med: -0.90 Max: 13.3
Current: -10.7
-10.7
13.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -52.70
FSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FSC: -52.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FSC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.7  Med: 20.50 Max: 53.3
Current: -52.7
-52.7
53.3
» FSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-11)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

FSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 108,820 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 41,404 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 26,287 sh (-20.00%)
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Q3 2015

FSC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

First Eagle Investment 109,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,058,028 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 678,300 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 59,712 sh (+44.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 110,690 sh (+1.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2015

FSC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 123,778 sh (+107.29%)
Pioneer Investments 1,229,677 sh (+16.22%)
Chuck Royce 708,300 sh (+4.42%)
First Eagle Investment 109,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 110,690 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

FSC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Eagle Investment 109,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 110,690 sh (unchged)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 6.19
FSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. FSC: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.67
FSC's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FSC: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.67
0.43
1.34
P/S 4.18
FSC's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. FSC: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FSC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 6.01 Max: 21.33
Current: 4.18
2.42
21.33
POCF 2.23
FSC's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. FSC: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 2.92 Max: 7.28
Current: 2.23
1.96
7.28
EV-to-EBIT 17.76
FSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. FSC: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.9  Med: 16.20 Max: 75
Current: 17.76
-25.9
75
EV-to-EBITDA 17.76
FSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. FSC: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.9  Med: 16.10 Max: 75
Current: 17.76
-25.9
75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 13.92
FSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FSC: 13.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FSC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.23 Max: 19.35
Current: 13.92
5.5
19.35
Dividend Growth (3y) -13.60
FSC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
75% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. FSC: -13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FSC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 0.60 Max: 28.2
Current: -13.6
-13.6
28.2
Forward Dividend Yield 13.82
FSC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. FSC: 13.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.52
FSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. FSC: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FSC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 7.73 Max: 13.32
Current: 9.52
3.79
13.32
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -22.40
FSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 vs. FSC: -22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FSC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.1  Med: -37.50 Max: -22.4
Current: -22.4
-64.1
-22.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.62
FSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FSC: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FSC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.62
0.63
1.25
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
FSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. FSC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FSC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.7
0.72
3.5
Price/Graham Number 1.15
FSC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FSC: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FSC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.74
Current: 1.15
0.65
2.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.57
FSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. FSC: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.90 Max: 10.8
Current: 5.57
1.3
10.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.92
FSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. FSC: -6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FSC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 12.00 Max: 34.5
Current: -6.92
-6.9
34.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $198
EPS $ -0.12
Beta0.05
Short Percentage of Float0.98%
52-Week Range $4.40 - 7.19
Shares Outstanding(Mil)150.26

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue(Mil) 202 221 229
EPS($) 0.76 0.84 0.92
EPS without NRI($) 0.76 0.84 0.92

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Fifth Street Finance Corporation was formed on February 15, 2007 in Delaware. The Company is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. Its investment objective is to maximize its portfolio's total return by generating income from its debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity investments. It is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. It also seeks to invest in companies that have proper incentives in place, including having equity interests, to motivate management to act in accordance with its interests. It makes its investment decisions only after consideration of a number of factors regarding the potential investment including, but not limited to; historical and projected financial performance; company and industry specific characteristics, such as strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats; composition and experience of the management team; and track record of the private equity sponsor of the transaction.
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