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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
FSC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. FSC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FSC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.17 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
FSC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. FSC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FSC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.53
0.48
0.99
Interest Coverage 1.82
FSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. FSC: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.55 Max: 26.67
Current: 1.82
1.82
26.67
WACC vs ROIC
3.82%
4.58%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 57.04
FSC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. FSC: 57.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FSC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.07  Med: 58.8 Max: 61.65
Current: 57.04
10.07
61.65
Net Margin % -44.14
FSC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
91% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.51 vs. FSC: -44.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FSC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.14  Med: 27.45 Max: 55.35
Current: -44.14
-44.14
55.35
ROE % -6.61
FSC's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. FSC: -6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FSC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.61  Med: 4.58 Max: 9.73
Current: -6.61
-6.61
9.73
ROA % -3.26
FSC's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. FSC: -3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FSC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.26  Med: 3.25 Max: 6.11
Current: -3.26
-3.26
6.11
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.10
FSC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FSC: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FSC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.4  Med: -3.35 Max: 5
Current: -7.1
-8.4
5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.20
FSC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. FSC: -10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FSC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.7  Med: -5 Max: 13.3
Current: -10.2
-10.7
13.3
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Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services    NAICS: 522390    SIC: 6162
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Headquarter Location:USA
Fifth Street Finance Corporation is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company. It invests in small & 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 is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified management investment company. The Company 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 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Fifth Street Finance Corp

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Schedules Earnings Release for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Adjournment of 2017 Annual Meeting
Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. Announces Leadership Transition
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Leadership Transition
Fifth Street Supports Two Mergers by GTCR, Onvoy and Inteliquent, as well as LiquidPoint and Dash

GREENWICH, CT, March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:FSAM) announced today that its affiliate, Fifth Street Management LLC (“Fifth Street”), served as Joint Lead Arranger in support of mergers for two different GTCR portfolio companies.  The two transactions represent the 15th and 16th financings that Fifth Street has completed in connection with Chicago, IL-based GTCR, a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies. 
First, Fifth Street served as Joint Lead Arranger for a $130 million second lien credit facility supporting the merger of Onvoy, LLC and Inteliquent, Inc. (previously NASDAQ-listed IQNT).  Onvoy is a premier provider of wholesale voice-enabling services nationwide, while Inteliquent is the nation’s leading provider of competitive intercarrier switching.  The combination of both companies, which will operate under the Inteliquent brand, establishes a category leader in the wholesale communications enablement market.  Additionally, Fifth Street served as Joint Lead Arranger for a $95 million first lien credit facility supporting the merger of Convergex’s Options Trading and Technology business, LiquidPoint, with Dash Financial LLC.  Dash is an institutional trading technology, execution and analytics provider for the options and equity markets, while LiquidPoint offers advanced proprietary options routing and technology, high-touch services and clearing solutions.  The combined company, which will operate as Dash Financial Technologies, creates a leading trading technology provider to the buy side, sell side and exchange communities.   “We are excited to once again support our longstanding partner, GTCR, on these two transactions.  We initially helped finance the Onvoy acquisition in April 2016 and are pleased to support the company’s continued growth.  We believe that Inteliquent’s established network and footprint, along with Onvoy’s differentiated next-generation capabilities uniquely position the combined company to be an industry-leading provider of communication enablement solutions,” noted Sunny Khorana, Managing Director and Head of Sponsor Coverage at Fifth Street.  “We are also honored to be chosen as a lead lender on the LiquidPoint-Dash merger, as the combination of these two highly complementary, best-in-class trading technology platforms creates a comprehensive end-to-end product suite for the institutional trading community and a clear leader in the U.S. options agency execution space.” About GTCR Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Growth Business Services industries.  The Chicago-based firm pioneered The Leaders Strategy™ – finding and partnering with management leaders in core domains to identify, acquire and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and organic growth.  Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in over 200 companies.  For more information about GTCR, please visit www.gtcr.com. About Inteliquent, Inc. Inteliquent is a premier communications enabler offering network-based voice and messaging services to wireless, cable, carriers, and communication service providers. Inteliquent's comprehensive suite of services include Inbound Voice, Outbound Voice, Toll Free, Neutral Tandem and Messaging services. Inteliquent offers services in 192 markets and reaches 7,400 rate centers carrying over 25 billion minutes of traffic per month. For more information, please visit inteliquent.com. About Dash Financial Technologies Dash Financial Technologies is a leading trading technology provider to the institutional trading community. With a suite of highly customizable tools, Dash designs and delivers intelligent, high performance solutions in four product categories: Trading Technologies, Execution Services, Analytics and Regulatory Technologies. With a relentless focus on transparency, performance and customization, Dash Financial Technologies caters to institutions that require increasingly specialized, complex and adaptable tools to exceed their goals surrounding best execution performance. For more information, please visit dashfinancial.com. About Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:FSAM) is a nationally recognized credit-focused asset manager. The firm has approximately $5 billion of assets under management across two publicly-traded business development companies, Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (NASDAQ:FSFR), as well as multiple private investment vehicles. The Fifth Street platform provides innovative and customized financing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the capital structure through complementary investment vehicles and co-investment capabilities. With over an 18-year track record focused on disciplined credit investing across multiple economic cycles, Fifth Street is led by a seasoned management team that has issued billions of dollars in public equity, private capital and public debt securities. Fifth Street's national origination strategy, proven track record and established platform have allowed the firm to surpass $10 billion of loan commitments since inception. For more information, please visit fsam.fifthstreetfinance.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release may contain, and certain oral statements made by our representatives from time to time may contain, forward-looking statements, because they relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. Forward-looking statements may include statements as to the fees charged by FSAM to FSC and FSFR, FSAM’s future operating results, dividends by FSAM and business prospects of FSAM.  Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “seeks,” “plans,” “should,” “estimates,” “project,” and “intend” indicate forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements include these words. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those implied or expressed in these forward-looking statements for any reason.  Such factors are identified from time to time in FSAM’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include changes in the economy, the financial markets and future changes in laws or regulations, competitive conditions in the business development company space and conditions in FSAM’s operating areas.  FSAM undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
CONTACT:

Investor Contact:
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations
(203) 681-3720
[email protected]

Media Contact:
James Golden / Aura Reinhard / Andrew Squire
Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
(212) 355-4449

Read more...
Fifth Street Finance Corp. Announces Results of Special Meeting of Stockholders

Results Indicate Stockholders Overwhelmingly Approved New Investment Advisory Agreement
GREENWICH, CT, March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) (“FSC”) today announced that the results of its Special Meeting of Stockholders indicate that FSC’s stockholders have overwhelmingly approved a new investment advisory agreement with Fifth Street Management LLC.  Over 88% of votes cast were in favor of the new investment advisory agreement, which adjusts the Part I incentive fee, both by introducing a total return hurdle, which may decrease the incentive fee by 25% per quarter after taking into account any realized and unrealized losses, and decreasing the quarterly hurdle rate used in calculating the incentive fee from 2% to 1.75%.   
“The new investment advisory agreement is an important step towards further aligning the interests of our investment adviser with our stockholders,” said Patrick Dalton, Chief Executive Officer of FSC. “Additionally, we believe that the actions taken to adjust the Part I incentive fee are prudent for the current environment and, over the long-term, should allow for a more stable NAV and return on equity for our stockholders. With the Special Meeting now behind us, our management team continues to focus on generating consistent results and driving strong credit performance across our portfolio.”The voting results were provided by the Company’s proxy solicitor, Alliance Advisors LLC. About Fifth Street Finance Corp.Fifth Street Finance Corp. is a leading specialty finance company that provides custom-tailored financing solutions to small and mid-sized companies, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors.  FSC originates and invests in one-stop financings, first lien, second lien, mezzanine debt and equity co-investments.  FSC's investment objective is to maximize its portfolio's total return by generating current income from its debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity investments. FSC has elected to be regulated as a business development company and is externally managed by a subsidiary of Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:FSAM), a nationally recognized credit-focused asset manager with approximately $5 billion in assets under management across multiple public and private vehicles. With a track record of over 18 years, the Fifth Street platform received the 2015 ACG New York Champion's Award for "Lender Firm of the Year," and other previously received accolades include the ACG New York Champion's Award for "Senior Lender Firm of the Year," "Lender Firm of the Year" by The M&A Advisor and "Lender of the Year" by Mergers & Acquisitions.  FSC's website can be accessed at fsc.fifthstreetfinance.com.Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements, because they relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. Forward-looking statements may include statements as to the future operating results, dividends and business prospects of Fifth Street Finance Corp. (“FSC”, or “Company”). Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “seeks,” “plans,” “should,” “estimates,” “project,” and “intend” indicate forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements include these words. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those implied or expressed in these forward-looking statements for any reason. Such factors are identified from time to time in FSC’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include changes in the economy and the financial markets and future changes in laws or regulations and conditions in the Company’s operating areas. FSC undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. 

CONTACT:

Investor Contact:
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations
(203) 681-3720
[email protected]

Media Contact:
James Golden / Aura Reinhard / Andrew Squire
Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
(212) 355-4449

Read more...
Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. Schedules Earnings Release for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016

GREENWICH, CT, March 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:FSAM) (“FSAM”) announced today that it plans to report earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 before the financial markets open in New York on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. FSAM will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to discuss its quarterly financial results.  All interested parties are welcome to participate.  Domestic callers can access the conference call by dialing (855) 791-2033.  International callers can access the conference call by dialing 1 (631) 485-4910.  All callers will need to enter the Conference ID Number 81937683 and reference “Fifth Street Asset Management Inc.” after being connected with the operator.  All callers are asked to dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call so that name and company information can be collected.  An archived replay of the call will be available shortly after the end of the conference call through March 28, 2017 to domestic callers by dialing (855) 859-2056 and to international callers by dialing 1 (404) 537-3406.  For all replays, please reference Conference ID Number 81937683.  An archived replay will also be available online in the “Investor Relations” section of FSAM’s website under the “Calendar of Events” section.  FSAM’s website can be accessed at fsam.fifthstreetfinance.com. About Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (NASDAQ:FSAM) is a nationally recognized credit-focused asset manager. The firm has approximately $5 billion of assets under management across two publicly-traded business development companies, Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) and Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (NASDAQ:FSFR), as well as multiple private investment vehicles. The Fifth Street platform provides innovative and customized financing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the capital structure through complementary investment vehicles and co-investment capabilities. With over an 18-year track record focused on disciplined credit investing across multiple economic cycles, Fifth Street is led by a seasoned management team that has issued billions of dollars in public equity, private capital and public debt securities. Fifth Street's national origination strategy, proven track record and established platform have allowed the firm to surpass $10 billion of loan commitments since inception. For more information, please visit fsam.fifthstreetfinance.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release may contain, and certain oral statements made by our representatives from time to time may contain, forward-looking statements, because they relate to future events or our future performance or financial condition. Forward-looking statements may include statements as to the fees charged by FSAM to FSC and FSFR, FSAM’s future operating results, dividends by FSAM and business prospects of FSAM.  Words such as “believes,” “expects,” “seeks,” “plans,” “should,” “estimates,” “project,” and “intend” indicate forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements include these words. These forward-looking statements involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, all of which can change over time. Actual results could differ materially from those implied or expressed in these forward-looking statements for any reason.  Such factors are identified from time to time in FSAM’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include changes in the economy and the financial markets and future changes in laws or regulations, competitive conditions in the asset management industry and conditions in FSAM’s operating areas.  FSAM undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. 
CONTACT:

Investor Contact:
Robyn Friedman, Executive Director, Head of Investor Relations
(203) 681-3720
[email protected]

Media Contact:
James Golden / Aura Reinhard / Andrew Squire
Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
(212) 355-4449

Read more...

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 0.58
FSC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. FSC: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FSC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.58
0.43
1.34
PS Ratio 3.57
FSC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. FSC: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FSC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 6.12 Max: 20.69
Current: 3.57
2.7
20.69
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.62
FSC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FSC: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FSC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.96 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.62
1.6
7.3
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.62
FSC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.02 vs. FSC: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FSC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.96 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.62
1.6
7.3
EV-to-EBIT 14.52
FSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. FSC: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.4  Med: 16.6 Max: 75
Current: 14.52
-36.4
75
EV-to-EBITDA 14.52
FSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
54% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. FSC: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.4  Med: 16.6 Max: 75
Current: 14.52
-36.4
75

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 16.31
FSC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. FSC: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FSC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.5 Max: 19.35
Current: 16.31
5.5
19.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -14.50
FSC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. FSC: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FSC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.5  Med: -3.8 Max: 28.2
Current: -14.5
-14.5
28.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 11.15
FSC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. FSC: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 8.76
FSC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
82% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. FSC: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FSC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 6.17 Max: 10.39
Current: 8.76
2.95
10.39
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.70
FSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. FSC: -5.70 )
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: -29.45 Max: -5.7
Current: -5.7
-47.4
-5.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.58
FSC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FSC: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FSC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.58
0.58
1.25
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
FSC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FSC: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FSC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.34
Current: 0.58
0.58
3.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.89
FSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. FSC: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.9 Max: 10
Current: 6.89
1.3
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -32.03
FSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. FSC: -32.03 )
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: -71.3  Med: -32.45 Max: 34.5
Current: -32.03
-71.3
34.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $167.9
EPS (TTM) $ -0.52
Beta-0.01
Short Percentage of Float0.59%
52-Week Range $4.05 - 6.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)140.96

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.20 0.52
EPS without NRI ($) -0.20 0.52
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
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Dividends per Share ($) 0.41 0.50
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