Analyst Ratings for FS Investment Corp. (FSIC)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of FS Investment Corp. (NYSE:FSIC) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for FSIC last month.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave FSIC a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for FSIC by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 11, implying potential capital gains of 22.22 percent. The minimum price target given was 8.5, implying potential capital losses of -5.56 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -4.76 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.81 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FSIC to grow at a rate of -47.75 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. FSIC has a PEG ratio of -0.12.

In the trailing 52-weeks, FSIC hit 10.80 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 8.76. Today's price is 2.74 percent above the 52-week low, and 16.67 percent lower than its 52-week high. FSIC has a P/E ratio of 5.92. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FSIC value stock report compares FSIC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FSIC is $2.24 billion. FSIC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.