Ares Capital Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:ARCC)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: $16.92 (12.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016National SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/25/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/24/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$16.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/19/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/1/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/30/2015DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/28/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/24/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/9/2015GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$18.50 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2015BB&T Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/7/2014Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/7/2014JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOutperform$18.50 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/4/2014JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/2/2016        
5/4/2016Q116$0.39$0.37$255.19 million$248.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2016Q415$0.39$0.40$256.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.38$0.41$253.36 million$260.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015Q215$0.38$0.37$246.24 million$249.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2015$0.39$0.37$254.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015Q414$0.39$0.42$253.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014Q414$0.38$0.40$242.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014Q314$0.38$0.34$231.50 million$224.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q214$0.39$0.38$230.70 million$239.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2014Q114$0.41$0.47$231.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013Q413$0.40$0.48$213.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.39$0.38$200.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.38$194.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.45$197.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2012Q312$0.41$0.42$185.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2012$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2012$0.39$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2012$0.39$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/8/2011$0.37$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2011$0.34$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2011$0.35$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2011$0.35$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.38$0.40$0.39
Q2 20163$0.37$0.40$0.38
Q3 20164$0.38$0.40$0.39
Q4 20165$0.38$0.41$0.39
Q1 20173$0.38$0.42$0.40
Q2 20173$0.40$0.43$0.41
Q3 20173$0.40$0.41$0.41
Q4 20173$0.39$0.41$0.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:10.07%
Payout Ratio:116.03% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
98.70% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
94.41% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/4/2016quarterly$0.389.96%6/13/20166/15/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/24/2016quarterly$0.383/11/20163/15/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015quarterly$0.389.7%12/11/201512/15/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015quarterly$0.389.53%9/11/20159/15/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2015quarterly$0.389.14%6/11/20156/15/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015quarterly$0.388.79%3/11/20153/13/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014quarterly$0.389.42%12/11/201412/15/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014quarterly$0.389.17%9/11/20149/15/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014quarterly$0.389.07%6/12/20146/16/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2014quarterly$0.388.42%3/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013special$0.058.67%3/12/20143/14/20143/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013special$0.058.67%12/12/201312/16/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013quarterly$0.388.67%12/12/201312/16/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013quarterly$0.388.8%9/12/20139/16/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013quarterly$0.388.38%6/12/20136/14/20136/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2013quarterly$0.388.21%3/13/20133/15/20133/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.77$2,954.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.20$2,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.12$3,024.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.05$3,010.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/21/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.26$2,852.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/11/2016R. Kipp DeveerCEOBuy40,000$13.90$556,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/8/2016Scott C LemCAOBuy1,800$14.00$25,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/26/2016Michael J AroughetiEVPBuy90,000$13.55$1,219,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2016Mitchell S GoldsteinInsiderBuy19,200$12.97$249,024.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/22/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$12.85$1,285.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$13.20$1,320.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/21/2015Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$14.08$1,408.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/14/2015Bates Ann TorreDirectorBuy8,126$14.87$120,833.62View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/24/2015Penelope F RollCFOBuy7,500$15.22$114,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2015Steven B MckeeverDirectorBuy1,835$16.13$29,598.55View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/12/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy7,500$16.77$125,775.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy5,000$17.57$87,850.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy7,500$17.41$130,575.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/20/2015Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$15.97$1,597.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/15/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy2,000$15.04$30,080.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,250$16.00$20,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/26/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,225$16.33$20,004.25View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2014Joshua M BloomsteinVPBuy2,500$16.20$40,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2014Michael J AroughetiEVPBuy60,000$16.20$972,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy3,000$16.14$48,420.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2014R. Kipp DeveerCEOBuy10,000$16.51$165,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,462$16.97$24,810.14View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2014Joshua M BloomsteinVPBuy1,500$16.41$24,615.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy6,000$16.43$98,580.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/6/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy300$16.48$4,944.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/30/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy287$17.24$4,947.88View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy300$16.81$5,043.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2014Michael Lewis SmithEVPBuy10,000$16.75$167,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2014Joshua BloomsteinVPBuy5,000$16.61$83,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/9/2014Michael AroughetiCEOBuy50,000$16.60$830,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/7/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy275$17.88$4,917.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2013Steven MckeeverDirectorBuy1,650$18.16$29,964.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2012Steve BartlettDirectorBuy1,000$16.89$16,890.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
DateHeadline
07/24/16 07:20 AMFriday 7/22 Insider Buying Report: ARCC
07/23/16 02:34 PMStock Up Nicely This Week: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - TGP
07/22/16 07:34 PMFriday Session Wrap-up for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 02:32 PMStocks inside Analysts Limelight: Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) , Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Street Updates
07/22/16 02:32 PMStock Bouncing to a Recent High: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
07/22/16 10:46 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 10:46 AMAttention Grasping Stock With Upward Momentum: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - TGP
07/21/16 02:34 PMHigh Expectations Remain For Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - TGP
07/20/16 10:00 PMStock Strength in Focus for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 10:00 PMShares Positive Over the Past Month: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - TGP
07/20/16 10:00 PMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Insider Activities Are in the Air - Review Fortune
07/20/16 09:35 AMJefferies Says Buy These Ultra High-Yield Stocks Into Q2 Earnings -
07/19/16 07:58 PMAres Capital Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for ... - Nasdaq
07/19/16 02:33 PMAres Capital Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for ARCC
07/17/16 02:28 PMShare Performance Summary for: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
07/16/16 10:16 AMAnalysts Are Expecting this Stock to Rise: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - TGP
07/16/16 10:16 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Sellers Increased By 57% Their Shorts - Consumer Eagle
07/16/16 10:16 AMAres Capital Corporation (ARCC): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure - Trade Calls
07/13/16 02:36 PMWere Analysts Bullish Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) This Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 02:36 PMShort Term Rating on Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 08:03 PMAres Capital: High Yield in BDCs
07/12/16 06:30 AMFinancial Stocks in the Rumor: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP) - share market updates (press release)
07/11/16 07:36 PMShares Positive on the Year: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Telanagana Press
07/11/16 02:32 PMFinancial Stocks Watchful: Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - share market updates (press release)
07/11/16 07:22 AMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
07/10/16 02:31 PMShare Valuation Recap for: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Telanagana Press
07/10/16 02:31 PMStock Performance Rundown on: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
07/09/16 10:37 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Shorted Shares Increased 57% After Market Selling - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 10:35 AMStock Showing Gains This Year: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 10:35 AMCan Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 10:35 AMCompany Stock Focus for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 10:35 AMCan Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Keep Up with Analyst Expectations? - Investor Newswire
07/07/16 10:30 AMAres Capital Corporation (ARCC) : Analyst Rating Update - Trade Calls
07/07/16 09:37 AM3 Stocks That Pay You Like A Private Equity Partner -
07/06/16 02:35 PMBroker Outlook For Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Fiscal Standard
07/06/16 07:20 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/05/16 02:30 PMWere Analysts Bearish Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) This Week? - Press Telegraph
07/05/16 07:00 AMAres Capital Corporation Schedules Earnings Release for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2016 - [Business Wire] - Ares Capital Corporation announced today that it will report earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 prior to the opening of the Nasdaq Global Select Market.
07/04/16 02:33 PMThree Stable Stocks: Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW), Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), Anadarko ... - iStreetWire
07/04/16 07:23 AMStock Valuation in Review: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Telanagana Press
07/04/16 07:23 AMBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Fiscal Standard
07/02/16 02:34 PMAnalysis under consideration: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - News Oracle
07/01/16 10:37 AM4 Brexit Bargains With Big Dividends -
06/30/16 02:42 PMAnalyst Rating Update on Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) - TheFounders Daily
06/28/16 07:55 PMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 12:04 PMWhat to Expect from Closed-End Fund Earnings and Consolidation in 2016 -
06/28/16 07:49 AMWhich High-Yield BDCs Are Ready To Rally?
06/28/16 07:49 AMDiversified Investments Stocks Review - Ares Capital, Nasdaq, Intercontinental Exchange, and FS Investment
06/27/16 07:18 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 07:18 AMNew Broker Ratings For Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - FTSE News

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About Ares Capital Corp.

Ares Capital Corp. logoAres Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The Company invests primarily in the United States middle-market companies. The Company invests in first lien senior secured loans (including unitranche loans, which are loans that combine both senior and mezzanine debt, generally in a first lien position), second lien senior secured loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component. The Company focuses on self-originating most of its investments by pursuing an array of investment opportunities in middle-market companies, venture capital backed businesses and power generation projects across multiple channels. It also makes preferred and/or common equity investments. The Company is externally managed by its investment advisor, Ares Capital Management LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Diversified Investments
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ARCC
  • CUSIP: 04010L10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.92
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.32
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 3.57
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.76
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.54 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.61 EPS
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