A worth reading Analysis of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) for the period of 9-Day stands at 82.05% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 71.83%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

FS Investment Corporation is a business development company. It primarily originates and invests in senior secured loans and other securities of private U.S. companies, with the investment objective of generating current income and, to a lesser extent, long-term capital appreciation. FS Investment Corporation is based in United States.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) opened the session at $8.15 and after going down -0.61% closed at $8.15. The stock gained 0 points in the last trade.

FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $8.10 and $8.25 during the previous active session. FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) traded with the volume of 2.08 Million with average volume of 1.14 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.97 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.2 and 53.29 respectively.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) stands at 10.93% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 8.01 while Forward P/E shows the value of 9.94.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.67. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 4.82 and 0.88 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 14.13 and 6.64 correspondingly.

Return on Assets ROA of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) is at 8.9% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) stand at 16.1% and 5.2% respectively.

The payout ratio of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) stands at 58.7%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 4.49% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -2.4%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -4.68% while six month performance of the shares of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) remained bearish with the count of -12.37%.

The yearly and YTD performance of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) remained down at -16.84% and -20.87% respectively.