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Fifth Street Finance Corp (NAS:FSC)
Dividends Per Share
$0.66 (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

Fifth Street Finance Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.18. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.66. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.00. As of today, Fifth Street Finance Corp's Dividend Yield is 13.82%.

Good Sign:

Fifth Street Finance Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

During the past 12 months, Fifth Street Finance Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -24.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -13.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -7.20% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 8 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Fifth Street Finance Corp was 28.20% per year. The lowest was -13.60% per year. And the median was 0.60% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Fifth Street Finance Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2015 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Dec. 2015 )
=0.18/-0.42
=N/A

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Fifth Street Finance Corp was 180.00. The lowest was 0.75. And the median was 1.28.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Fifth Street Finance Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0602016-04-132016-04-152016-04-29Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602016-03-112016-03-152016-03-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602016-02-102016-02-122016-02-26Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602016-01-132016-01-152016-01-28Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-12-112015-12-152015-12-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-11-122015-11-162015-11-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-10-132015-10-152015-10-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-09-112015-09-152015-09-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-08-122015-08-142015-08-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-07-132015-07-152015-07-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-06-112015-06-152015-06-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0602015-05-132015-05-152015-05-29Cash Dividendmonthly

Fifth Street Finance Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.72/5.21
=13.82 %

Current Share Price is $5.21.
Fifth Street Finance Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.72.

During the past 8 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Fifth Street Finance Corp was 19.35%. The lowest was 5.50%. And the median was 11.23%.

Good Sign:

Fifth Street Finance Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Fifth Street Finance Corp Annual Data

Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.611.151.091.291.171.151.000.76

Fifth Street Finance Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Dividends Per Share 0.290.230.250.250.270.280.120.180.180.18
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