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Ares Capital Company Profile (NASDAQ:ARCC)

Consensus Ratings for Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: $17.08 (19.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/24/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/25/2016BarclaysLower 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 JamesUpgradeMarket 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
8/7/2014RBC CapitalLower 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 6/26/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Ares Capital (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)
Earnings Estimates for Ares Capital (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 20166$0.38$0.41$0.40
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)
Dividend History for Ares Capital (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 Trading History for Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
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)
Latest Headlines for Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC)
DateHeadline
06/25/16 02:34 PMWill Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Surprise This Quarter? - Investor Newswire
06/24/16 10:05 AMWhere Do Closed-End Funds Stand on Dividends in 2016? -
06/24/16 08:25 AMWhat’s Happening to Closed-End Funds as Interest Rates Remain Low?
06/23/16 10:22 AMHow Closed-End Funds Are Increasing Yields on a Given Risk
06/22/16 02:32 PMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Analyst Rating Consensus - TheFounders Daily
06/21/16 02:31 PMAres Management: Viewed Through The Eyes Of A Preferred Investor
06/21/16 07:21 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/19/16 07:17 AMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
06/16/16 02:32 PMPrice Target Summary: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) - Beacon Chronicle
06/16/16 02:32 PMNotable movements of Stocks: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) , Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PKY) - Street Updates
06/15/16 07:21 AMTraders Checklist Stocks: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) , AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC ... - Street Updates
06/14/16 02:32 PMAnalyst Price Target Update on Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Trade Calls
06/13/16 02:42 PMAnalyst Recommendations on These Stocks: Diamondrock Hospitality Co. (NYSE:DRH), Ares Capital Corporation ... - Beacon Chronicle
06/10/16 10:28 AMLPC: Alternative lenders fill bank void with record-breaking unitranche - [Reuters] - The US$1.075bn unitranche loan backing Thoma Bravo's US$3bn take-private acquisition of data analytics firm Qlik Technologies - the largest such loan ever provided by a business development company - is pushing the limits on leveraged lending by alternative investors as banks pull away from risky loans. Ares Capital is leading the facility along with joint arrangers Golub Capital, TPG's credit specialist TSSP and Varagon Capital Partners. Traditional investment banks decided to pass on the deal, leading Thoma Bravo to head to the alternative lenders, sources said.
06/09/16 08:30 PMInvestor News: Investigation of Takeover of American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)
06/09/16 08:30 PMForm 425 AMERICAN CAPITAL, LTD Filed by: ARES CAPITAL CORP
06/09/16 08:30 PMAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Insiders Look Optimistic About Prospects
06/09/16 11:26 AMAnalyst Recommendations: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SBH) - Beacon Chronicle
06/04/16 02:34 PMBroker Watchlist: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - Share Trading News
06/03/16 02:37 PMAres Capital (ARCC) Will Serve as Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner on $1.08B Unitranche Facility for Thoma Bravo's Acquisition of QLIK (QLIK)
06/03/16 11:00 AMTarget Price and Stock Performance Rundown for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - HNN
06/02/16 01:36 PMThis $3 Billion Buyout Doesn't Need Big Banks -
06/02/16 11:21 AMAres Capital’s $1.1 Billion Loan for Qlik Deal Fills Lender Void - [Bloomberg] - Ares Capital Corp. agreed to underwrite a $1.075 billion loan for Thoma Bravo’s purchase of software company Qlik Technologies Inc., filling a lending void left by banks hampered with new regulations.
06/02/16 11:12 AMAres Capital (ARCC) Will Serve as Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner on $1.08B Unitranche Facility for Thoma Bravo's ... - StreetInsider.com - PCWorldAres Capital (ARCC) Will Serve as Lead Arranger, Joint Bookrunner on $1.08B Unitranche Facility for Thoma Bravo's ...StreetInsider.comAres Capital Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCC) announced that it is serving as the administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner for a $1.075 billion unitranche credit facility in support of the acquisition of Qlik Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq ...Qlik Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $30.50 Per ShareBusiness Wire (press release)all 47 news articles »
06/02/16 10:45 AMCORRECTING and REPLACING Ares Capital Corporation to Lead First $1 Billion Unitranche Credit Facility to Support Thoma Bravo’s Acquisition of QLIK Technologies - [at noodls] - ARCC to Hold Significant Portion of Facility NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First paragraph, fourth sentence of release should read: Other lead joint arrangers include Golub Capital LLC, TSSP and Varagon ...
05/31/16 09:50 AMHow High Can Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Stock Go' Analysts Hold $19.00 - The Point Review - How High Can Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Stock Go' Analysts Hold $19.00The Point ReviewAres Capital is a leading specialty finance company that provides one-stop debt and equity financing solutions to U.S. middle market companies, venture capital backed businesses and power generation projects. Ares Capital originates and invests in ...Greenwich Investment Management buys $6.6 Million stake in Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC)Market DigestAre Analysts Bearish Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) After Last Week?The PostAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Stock Price Will Hit 16.48:AnalystCWRU Observershare market updates (press release)all 6 news articles »
05/27/16 12:24 AMShaking Things Up: Ares Capital And American Capital Combine - The unique deal terms include financial support from Ares Capital's external ... from the sale of the company's American Capital Mortgage Management subsidiary prior to transaction close. Of the net purchase price of $14.95, ARCC is providing only $13.75 ...
05/26/16 06:06 PMAres Capital Increases Prudence in Capital Structure and Lowers Costs -
05/26/16 02:10 PMShaking Things Up: Ares Capital And American Capital Combine - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaShaking Things Up: Ares Capital And American Capital CombineSeeking AlphaOn May 23, Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) announced the acquisition of fellow business development company American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) in a cash and stock deal valued at $4.0 billion. The deal is notable from several perspectives. First, the ...Raiff Partners Inc adds Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) to its portfolioMarket DigestAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) Closes At $14.97Vanguard TribuneEarnings in Focus: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)CWRU ObserverShare Trading Newsall 8 news articles »
05/26/16 09:57 AMBRIEF-American Capital or Ares Capital may be required to pay termination fee of $140 mln - * Co or Ares Capital may be required to pay other party termination fee of $140 million if deal is terminated under some circumstances
05/26/16 07:01 AMARES CAPITAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
05/24/16 02:13 PMInsider Buying Activity: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) - The Point Review - The Point ReviewInsider Buying Activity: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)The Point ReviewAres Management, L.P. (ARES) announced on May 23, 2016 that it is providing financial support to Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), the largest business development company in the U.S., for its acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. As described in ...Ares Capital (ARCC) to Acquire American Capital (ACAS) in $3.4B DealStreetInsider.comAres Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) & American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) Eye-Catching Financial StocksWall Street 24Noteworthy Analyst's Rating to Observe: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) , Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)Street UpdatesBusiness Wire (press release) -Market Digest -TheStreet.comall 112 news articles »
05/24/16 08:14 AMAres Capital’s Yields Are above 9% on Senior Secured Loan Program -
05/24/16 08:09 AMDid Ares Capital Meet 1Q16 Estimates? -
05/24/16 07:44 AMAres Capital to buy American Capital in deal valued at $3.4 billion - Reuters - FortuneAres Capital to buy American Capital in deal valued at $3.4 billionReutersSpecialty finance company Ares Capital Corp agreed to buy smaller rival American Capital Ltd in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $3.4 billion, aiming to capture a bigger share of lending to mid-sized firms as big banks turn cautious. The deal, which ...American Capital to Sell Operations; Moody's Upgrade LikelyZacks.comAres Capital Corporation To Acquire American Capital, Ltd. In Transaction Valued At $3.4 BillionPR Newswire (press release)Deal! American Capital Sells to Ares CapitalMotley FoolBusiness Wire (press release) -Wall Street Journal -Washington Post -ABL Advisorall 81 news articles »
05/23/16 08:33 PMAres Capital to buy American Capital in deal valued at $3.4 billion -
05/23/16 07:17 PMRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) by Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) May Not Be in ... - Business Wire (press release) - Robbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of American Capital, Ltd. (ACAS) by Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) May Not Be in ...Business Wire (press release)(NASDAQ: ARCC). On May 23, 2016, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Ares Capital will acquire American Capital. Under the terms of the agreement, American Capital shareholders will receive ...and more »
05/23/16 05:35 PMDeal! American Capital Sells to Ares Capital - Once combined, the new Ares Capital will be more than twice the size of its closest publicly-traded rival by assets.
05/23/16 05:15 PMBRIEF-American Capital says Ares Capital has secured $460 mln to increase funding facility to $1 bln in connection with deal timing - * Ares Capital has secured $460 million to increase revolving funding facility from $540 million to $1 billion in connection with deal timing Source text - http://1.usa.gov/25czTqn (Bengaluru...
05/23/16 04:31 PMDeal! American Capital Sells to Ares Capital - Motley Fool - Motley FoolDeal! American Capital Sells to Ares CapitalMotley FoolOnce combined, the new Ares Capital will be more than twice the size of its closest publicly-traded rival by assets. Jordan Wathen. (TMFValueMagnet). May 23, 2016 at 5:21PM. Ares And American Capital Merger. Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) ...Fitch Affirms Ares Capital's Ratings Following ACAS Purchase Announcement; Outlook StableBusiness Wire (press release)Ares Capital to buy American Capital in deal valued at $3.4 billionReutersNotable Mergers and Acquisitions 5/23: (MON) (XNPT) (REXI) (AIXG) (AGNC)/(ARES) (LMNX)/(NSPH)StreetInsider.comBloomberg -Washington Post -Barron's (blog) -PR Newswire (press release)all 47 news articles »
05/23/16 02:34 PMBRIEF-S&P - Ares Capital Corp 'BBB' ratings placed on creditwatch negative following plan to acquire American Capital Ltd - * S&P On Ares Capital - Ares Capital Corp 'BBB' ratings placed on creditwatch negative following plan to acquire American Capital Ltd
05/23/16 02:33 PMAmerican Capital Breaks Up, Sells Assets to Ares and AGNC -
05/23/16 02:11 PMBuzz Stocks: Monsanto Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, and Ares Capital Corporation - Schaeffers Research (blog) - Schaeffers Research (blog)Buzz Stocks: Monsanto Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, and Ares Capital CorporationSchaeffers Research (blog)ARCC is trading at $14.85, down 2.2%, after announcing that it had entered into an agreement to acquire American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS) for $3.43 billion. The shares of ARCC are still up over 15% during the past three months, and are testing a ...and more »
05/23/16 01:29 PMUPDATE 3-Ares Capital to buy American Capital in deal valued at $3.4 bln - May 23 (Reuters) - Specialty finance company Ares Capital Corp agreed to buy smaller rival American Capital Ltd in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $3.4 billion, aiming to capture a bigger share of...
05/23/16 12:49 PMAres Capital Deal Deserves Cheers, Not Jeers -
05/23/16 12:21 PM[$$] Ares to buy American Capital for $3.43bn - [at Financial Times] - Ares Capital, the biggest US business development company by assets and market value, is buying a rival for $3.43bn as the sector strains to balance attacks by activist investors, high debt levels, and ...
05/23/16 09:26 AMUPDATE 2-Ares Capital to buy American Capital for $3.4 bln - May 23 (Reuters) - Ares Capital Corp, an investment company focused on mid-sized firms, is buying smaller rival American Capital Ltd in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $3.4 billion to better fill the...
05/23/16 09:25 AMAres Capital To Buy American Capital For $3.43 Billion - Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) and American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACAS) struck a definitive merger deal. Accordingly, Ares Capital will buy American Capital, excluding American Capital Mortgage Management, LLC. The terms of the agreement indicated that the acquisition price would be $14.95 in cash and stock and the overall transaction is worth about $3.43 billion. Ares Capital said this transaction improved its position as the leading business development company and a direct lender to middle market companies in the United States. The merged entity would have on a pro forma basis over $13 billion of investments at fair value as of March. The deal has got the approval of both the companies' Boards of Directors. The acquiring company indicated that American Capital shareholders would get $1.470 billion in cash or $6.41 per share, plus 0.483 Ares Capital shares for each American Capital share, resulting in approximately 110.8 million Ares Capital shares, or $1.682 billion in value or ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
05/23/16 09:03 AMTerm Sheet — Monday, May 23 -
05/23/16 08:41 AMAres Capital to acquire American Capital for $3.4B - American Capital will jettison certain mortgage assets as part of the deal.        
About Ares Capital

Ares Capital logoAres Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that is engaged in closed-end, non-diversified management investment businesses. The Company's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments, investing invest primarily in United States middle-market companies. The Company primarily has three areas of focus: Corporate, non-syndicated senior debt, mezzanine debt and non-control equity to middle-market companies; Project Finance: high yield senior and mezzanine debt to finance power generation projects; Venture Finance, senior secured loans to early-stage and emerging growth companies backed by venture capital firms. The Company invests in sectors, such as Healthcare Services, Business Services, Education, Energy, Restaurants and Food Services, Financial Services among others. The Company is externally managed by its investment adviser, Ares Capital Management LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Diversified Investments
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ARCC
  • CUSIP: 04010L10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.44
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.34
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 3.34
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55 EPS
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