Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NYSE:FSC) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 6th. Individual interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NYSE:FSC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 26th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.05. On average, analysts expect Fifth Street Finance Corp. to post $1.03 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.06 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NYSE:FSC) opened at 9.44 on Wednesday. Fifth Street Finance Corp. has a 52-week low of $8.94 and a 52-week high of $11.13. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $9.31 and its 200-day moving average is $10.03. The company has a market cap of $1.314 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.51.
A number of research firms have recently commented on FSC. Analysts at National Securities upgraded shares of Fifth Street Finance Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Friday, January 24th. They now have a $10.50 price target on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Fifth Street Finance Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 31st. They now have a $9.40 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays upgraded shares of Fifth Street Finance Corp. from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, December 16th. They now have a $11.00 price target on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $10.63.
Fifth Street Finance Corp. is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies in connection with investments by private equity sponsors.
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