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Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NAS:FSC)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
1.80% (As of Jun. 2014)

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.25.

FSC' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 28.2
Current: 1.8

0.6
28.2

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.

FSC's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
68% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. FSC: 1.80 )

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.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Fifth Street Finance Corporation's 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 10.80%.

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 1.59, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

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

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


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 1.59, which seems too high.

2. Trailing Annual 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
=0.998/9.27
=10.77 %

Current Share Price is $9.27.
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

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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