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As of Today, the Dividend Yield of Fifth Street Finance Corporation is 10.30%.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.
During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Fifth Street Finance Corporation was 19.35%. The lowest was 5.50%. And the median was 11.04%.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 1.19.
If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Fifth Street Finance Corporation is 1.23, which seems too high.
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 1.19.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.25.
During the past 12 months, Fifth Street Finance Corporation's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -8.30% 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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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
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Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $9.82.
Fifth Street Finance Corporation's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.015.
* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.
Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.
Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.
In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.