Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
FSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FSC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.51
FSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. FSC: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FSC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.51
0.48
0.99
Interest Coverage 1.83
FSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. FSC: 1.83 )
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: 12.57
Current: 1.83
2.03
12.57
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
3.81%
4.29%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 53.81
FSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. FSC: 53.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.07  Med: 56.92 Max: 62.03
Current: 53.81
10.07
62.03
Net-margin (%) -19.61
FSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. FSC: -19.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.37  Med: 36.22 Max: 55.97
Current: -19.61
7.37
55.97
ROE (%) -2.80
FSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. FSC: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 4.62 Max: 9.73
Current: -2.8
1.09
9.73
ROA (%) -1.46
FSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. FSC: -1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 3.73 Max: 6.11
Current: -1.46
0.59
6.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
FSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. FSC: -7.10 )
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: 18.4
Current: -7.1
-8.4
18.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
FSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 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: 58.7
Current: -10.7
-10.7
58.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -52.70
FSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 196 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. 2016-08-10)


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2015

FSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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

FSC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

First Eagle Investment 109,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 678,300 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,058,028 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 59,712 sh (+44.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 110,690 sh (+1.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
» More
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)
» More
Q1 2016

FSC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 140,507 sh (+13.52%)
Pioneer Investments 1,229,677 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 109,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 110,690 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 300,000 sh (-57.65%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FSC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
Compare:NAS:QIWI, NYSE:PHH, SGX:S41, BOM:532938, BOM:531213 » details
Traded in other countries:FFC.Germany,
Fifth Street Finance Corporation is a a speciality finance company. It invests in small and mid-sized companies in connection with investments by private equity sponsors.

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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 5.69
FSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.37 vs. FSC: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.60
FSC's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FSC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.6
0.43
1.34
P/S 4.18
FSC's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 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: 6.03 Max: 11.53
Current: 4.18
2.42
11.53
POCF 2.89
FSC's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. FSC: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 2.99 Max: 7.28
Current: 2.89
1.96
7.28
EV-to-EBIT 17.31
FSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.17 vs. FSC: 17.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 16.20 Max: 182.4
Current: 17.31
-21.7
182.4
EV-to-EBITDA 17.31
FSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.44 vs. FSC: 17.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 16.20 Max: 182.4
Current: 17.31
-21.7
182.4

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 14.43
FSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FSC: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FSC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.24 Max: 19.35
Current: 14.43
5.5
19.35
Dividend Growth (3y) -13.60
FSC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
76% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 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 14.43
FSC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. FSC: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.93
FSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. FSC: 9.93 )
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: 9.93
3.79
13.32
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.60
FSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. FSC: -18.60 )
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: -47.4  Med: -30.50 Max: -18.6
Current: -18.6
-47.4
-18.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.60
FSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FSC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FSC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.6
0.6
1.25
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
FSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 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: 0.7  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.7
0.7
1.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.80
FSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. FSC: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 5.95 Max: 10
Current: 5.8
0.5
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.59
FSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. FSC: -2.59 )
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: -2.6  Med: 8.95 Max: 34.5
Current: -2.59
-2.6
34.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $190.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.26
Beta0.05
Short Percentage of Float1.03%
52-Week Range $4.40 - 7.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)145.30

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 202 221 229
EPS ($) 0.73 0.88 0.92
EPS without NRI ($) 0.73 0.88 0.92
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
» More Articles for FSC

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Meritage Group LP Buys Fifth Street Asset Management Jul 09 2015 
5-year lows: Fifth Street Finance Corporation, ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc, Adtran Inc, and Coach In Jun 07 2015 
Fifth Street Finance Announced a Dividend Cut, But I Will Follow Zeke Ashton and Push the “Buy But Apr 17 2015 
Top Monthly Income Stocks: These 10 Stocks Pay You Every Month Mar 25 2015 
NXP Semi To Buy Freescale for $11.8 Billion Mar 04 2015 
4 Stocks Compounding Your Returns With Increased Dividends Jul 14 2014 
5-year lows: ARMOUR Residential REIT, EXCO Resources, Fifth Street Finance, and Atlas Resource Partn Jul 14 2014 
Stocks at 5-Year Lows: RetailMeNot Inc., Fifith Street Finance Corp, Weight Watchers International I Jun 09 2014 
How to Look for Income Producing Investments Dec 24 2013 
Insider Buys at 52-Week Low Prices Jun 25 2013 

More From Other Websites
Fifth Street Finance downgraded by Maxim Group May 24 2016
FIFTH STREET FINANCE CORP. Financials May 18 2016
Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Results May 16 2016
Fifth Street Serves as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Book Manager for First Lien Credit Facility in... May 11 2016
Edited Transcript of FSC earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-16 2:00pm GMT May 10 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today May 10 2016
Fifth Street Finance meets 2Q profit forecasts May 10 2016
Fifth Street Finance meets 2Q profit forecasts May 10 2016
Q2 2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open May 10 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 Financial Results May 10 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 Financial Results May 10 2016
FIFTH STREET FINANCE CORP. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report May 10 2016
Finance Stocks Earnings Slated for May 10: FNGN, MRKT, FSC May 09 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces a Gross Realized IRR of 19.1% on Sale of Aircraft May 09 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces a Gross Realized IRR of 19.1% on Sale of Aircraft May 09 2016
Fitch: BDC's Are Getting Overleveraged Apr 25 2016
3 High Yield Stocks To Buy Ahead Of Earnings Apr 22 2016
Fifth Street Serves as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Lead Bookrunner for First Lien Credit Facility... Apr 21 2016
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Schedules Earnings Release for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 Apr 15 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)