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Fifth Street Finance Corp. (FSC) rated Buy with price target $10 by Maxim Group

Posted on: Tuesday,  Dec 2, 2014  8:25 AM ET by Maxim Group

Maxim Group rated Buy Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: FSC) on 12/02/2014. Previously Maxim Group rated Buy Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: FSC)
on 10/04/2012., when the stock price was $10.96. Since then, Fifth Street Finance Corp. has lost 41.79% as of 01/12/2016's recent price of $6.38.
If you would have followed the previous Maxim Group's recommendation on FSC, you would have lost 41.78% of your investment in 1195 days.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (Fifth Street) is a specialty finance company that lends to, and invests in small and mid-sized companies (with annual revenues between $25 million and $250 million) in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. It provides financing to support the acquisitions or recapitalizations of companies by private equity sponsors. The Company is externally managed and advised by Fifth Street Management LLC. Its 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. As of September 30, 2008, the Company?s portfolio totaled $279 million at fair value and was comprised of investments in 24 portfolio companies. Fifth Street Mezzanine Partners III, L.P., the Company?s predecessor fund, commenced operations as a private partnership on February 15, 2007.

At Maxim Group, our vision for equity research is to be a client’s first call for value-added research on companies not widely followed by Wall Street. Maxim’s premier niche is emerging-growth companies in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, technology, retail and others. As strong believers in fundamental research, our analysts utilize a “bottom up” approach to making investment recommendations. We combine rigorous financial analysis of specific companies and industries with due diligence that includes frequent consults with suppliers, customers, competitors and senior management. By applying these skills and techniques, we are able to offer our clients differentiated research.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
12/2/2014 8:25 AM Buy
8.60 10.00
as of 10/17/2014
1 Week down  -2.59 %
1 Month down  -9.61 %
3 Months down  -11.46 %
1 YTD down  -6.48 %
Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
10/4/2012 8:25 AM Buy
10.96 15.00

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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