Reminder – Fifth Street Finance Corporation (FSC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Zimbabwean Former Finance Minister Backs Tsvangirai in Election

As a percentage of FSCs recent stock price of $10.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for shares of Fifth Street Finance Corporation to trade 0.89% lower all else being equal when FSC shares open for trading on 7/11/13. Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen or click here to find out which 9 other stocks going ex-dividend you should know about, at DividendChannel.com Below is a dividend history chart for FSC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.0958 declared by Fifth Street Finance Corporation: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FSC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 10.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FSC shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Fifth Street Finance Corporation 200 Day Moving Average Chart /> Looking at the chart above, FSCs low point in its 52 week range is $9.66 per share, with $11.13 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $10.71.

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EDT July 7, 2013 InvestWrite Essay competition winners from left: John Petrie, Hudson Sneed and Carly O’Connell. Not pictured is Andrew Bent. (Photo: NYSE/ SIFMA Foundation) Four winners of InvestWrite contest get a trip to to NYSE floor Contestants give theoretical investment advice A 12-year-old’s tip: ‘Follow your instincts’ “I tried to find companies and products that I understood and that I had a personal interest in owning.” A pearl of wisdom from Warren Buffett, the so-called Oracle of Omaha? No, this one comes from 12-year-old Carly O’Connell.

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The coming together of these parties has been necessitated by shared commitment to bring to an end the current hardships confronting Zimbabweans, due to the failed policies of the past, said Makoni, whose New Dawn party won 8 percent of the vote in 2008. He spoke at a joint press conference with Tsvangirai, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change in Harare, the capital. The alliance follows a July 5 coalition between the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union, which draws its support mainly in the western region of Matabeleland, and a separate faction of the MDC led by Welshman Ncube. Zimbabweans will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections July 31 after the Constitutional Court turned down applications, including one prompted by the Southern African Development Community , to delay the ballot. The election will bring to an end a power-sharing agreement brokered by SADC after the regional body said elections held in March and June 2008 were marred by violence.

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