analysts Recommendations: Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)


Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) reported the earnings of $0.2/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.18/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 11.1%.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 5 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Fifth Street Finance Corp. as 59.73 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Fifth Street Finance Corp. is 57.83 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 61.4 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 63.77 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Fifth Street Finance Corp., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 9 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 5 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Fifth Street Finance Corp. might touch $6.5 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $6.2 and $6 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Fifth Street Finance Corp. got Downgrade on 24-May-16 where investment firm Maxim Group Downgrade the stock from Buy to Hold.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. closed its last trading session at $5.9 with the loss of -8.98%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 780.31 Million. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.1% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -3.65% and 4.72% respectively.

The Relative Volume of the company is 6.65 and Average Volume (3 months) is 643.36 million. Fifth Street Finance Corp. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 7.21.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -2.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -5%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 5.4%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Fifth Street Finance Corp. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -6.77%, where Monthly Performance is 0.73%, Quarterly performance is -11.62%, 6 Months performance is 14.39% and yearly performance percentage is -5.01%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -4.86%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.84% and Monthly Volatility of 2.49%.