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Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NAS:FSC)
Dividends Per Share
$1.02 (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.25. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.02. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 1.67. As of today, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 10.70%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Fifth Street Finance Corporation is 1.6, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Fifth Street Finance Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 12 months, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -11.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 1.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.70% per year.

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Fifth Street Finance Corporation was 28.20% per year. The lowest was 0.60% per year. And the median was 1.80% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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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 Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.25/0.15
=1.67

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Fifth Street Finance Corporation was 2.75. The lowest was 0.95. And the median was 1.20.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Fifth Street Finance Corporation is 1.6, which seems too high.

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

Fifth Street Finance Corporation Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.0922014-09-112014-09-152014-09-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-08-132014-08-152014-08-29Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-07-112014-07-152014-07-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-06-122014-06-162014-06-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-05-132014-05-152014-05-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-04-112014-04-152014-04-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-03-122014-03-142014-03-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-02-122014-02-142014-02-28Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0832014-01-132014-01-152014-01-31Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0502013-12-112013-12-132013-12-30Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0962013-11-132013-11-152013-11-29Cash Dividendmonthly
0.0962013-10-102013-10-152013-10-31Cash Dividendmonthly

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.998/9.33
=10.70 %

Current Share Price is $9.33.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.998.

During the past 6 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Fifth Street Finance Corporation was 19.35%. The lowest was 5.50%. And the median was 10.95%.

Warning Sign:

Fifth Street Finance Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* 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


Historical Data

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

Fifth Street Finance Corporation Annual Data

Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Dividends Per Share 0.000.000.000.000.611.151.091.291.171.15

Fifth Street Finance Corporation Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Dividends Per Share 0.290.290.290.290.290.290.290.230.250.25
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