Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

For the current quarter Fifth Street Finance (NASDAQ:FSC) has high EPS estimates of $0.15 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.12. 9 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 60,040 were accumulated by Registered Inv Advisor. (NASDAQ:FSC) Earnings Growing Rapidly? Previously Fifth Street Finance (NASDAQ:FSC) reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $-0.02 with surprise factor of -13.3%. Equitec Proprietary Mkts Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 461,076 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Further, Tam Capital Management Inc reported stake worth 8.92% of its portfolio. Northern owns 11,255 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Moody Commercial Bank Division owns 52,265 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Com invested in 0.01% or 301,916 shares. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017.

On 3/20/2017 Leonard M Tannenbaum, Major Shareholder, bought 345,000 with an average share price of $4.62 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,593,900.00. 5,000 shares were bought by Berman Bernard D, worth $22,750.

For the past 5 years, Fifth Street Finance Corp.'s EPS growth has been almost -24.2%.

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Fifth Street Finance Corp.'s average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 49.1 percent during the past 12 months. Therefore 38% are positive. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock.

02/19/2016 - Fifth Street Finance Corp. was downgraded to " by analysts at Wells Fargo.

6/30/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold. The firm has "Sell" rating by UBS given on Monday, January 25. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Raymond James on Thursday, March 30.

On 8/10/2016 Fifth Street Finance Corp. announced a monthly dividend of $0.06 12.29% with an ex dividend date of 9/13/2016 which will be payable on 9/30/2016. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, August 16 report. Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more.

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5/15/2017-Deutsche Bank AG was Downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a "Buy " rating to a " Hold" rating. FSC will change its name to Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation, and will trade under the ticker symbol OCSL; FSFR will change its name to Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation, and will trade under the ticker symbol OCSI. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, August 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The company had a trading volume of 3,369,060 shares. (NASDAQ:FSC) has declined 15.57% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.27% the S&P500. It formed a special committee of independent board members in May to lead that process and last night said Mariano will remain on-call with the company as a consultant for the special panel. The firm had revenue of $45.56 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $50.76 million.

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02/10/2016 - Fifth Street Finance Corp. was downgraded to " by analysts at JP Morgan. Zacks Lowered Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate from a "hold" recommendation to a "sell" recommendation in a analysis note on Tue, May 16th. Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) has risen 18.74% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending.

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 5 analyst (s) whereas last month 5 analyst (s) have given outperform rating.

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