Ares Capital Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:ARCC)

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: $15.39
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.49
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.14
  • 52-Week Range: $12.31 - $16.43
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.69
  • P/E Growth: 3.64
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Beta: 0.74
  • Net Margins: 41.39%
  • Return on Equity: 9.44%
  • Return on Assets: 5.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.73%
  • Current Ratio: 1.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $16.67 (8.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/25/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$17.50View Rating Details
8/9/2016JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$16.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$17.00 -> $17.50View Rating Details
8/4/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$16.00View Rating Details
2/25/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
2/24/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$16.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
10/1/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$17.00View Rating Details
9/30/2015DA DavidsonInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00View Rating Details
8/28/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$17.00View Rating Details
8/24/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
6/6/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
5/9/2015GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$18.50 -> $18.00View Rating Details
5/4/2015BB&T Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016Q316$39.72 millionN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.38$0.39$250.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.39$0.37$255.19 million$248.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.39$0.40$256.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.38$0.41$253.36 million$260.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.38$0.37$246.24 million$249.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015$0.39$0.37$254.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.39$0.42$253.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q414$0.38$0.40$242.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q314$0.38$0.34$231.50 million$224.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q214$0.39$0.38$230.70 million$239.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q114$0.41$0.47$231.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q413$0.40$0.48$213.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.39$0.38$200.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.38$194.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.41$0.45$197.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.41$0.42$185.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.39$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.39$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.39$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.37$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.34$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.35$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2011$0.35$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.59 EPS
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$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q2 20173$0.39$0.43$0.41
Q3 20173$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q4 20173$0.40$0.41$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:9.86%
Payout Ratio:113.43% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
99.35% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
95.60% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.57%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 49.37%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.37$3,074.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.60$3,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.72$3,144.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Mitchell S GoldsteinInsiderBuy6,472$15.45$99,992.40View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.77$2,954.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.20$2,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.12$3,024.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$15.05$3,010.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy200$14.26$2,852.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016R. Kipp DeveerCEOBuy40,000$13.90$556,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Scott C LemCAOBuy1,800$14.00$25,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Michael J AroughetiEVPBuy90,000$13.55$1,219,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Mitchell S GoldsteinInsiderBuy19,200$12.97$249,024.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$12.85$1,285.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$13.20$1,320.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$14.08$1,408.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Bates Ann TorreDirectorBuy8,126$14.87$120,833.62View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Penelope F RollCFOBuy7,500$15.22$114,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Steven B MckeeverDirectorBuy1,835$16.13$29,598.55View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy7,500$16.77$125,775.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy5,000$17.57$87,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015Robert L RosenDirectorBuy7,500$17.41$130,575.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Steve BartlettDirectorBuy100$15.97$1,597.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy2,000$15.04$30,080.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,250$16.00$20,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,225$16.33$20,004.25View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Joshua M BloomsteinVPBuy2,500$16.20$40,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Michael J AroughetiEVPBuy60,000$16.20$972,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy3,000$16.14$48,420.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014R. Kipp DeveerCEOBuy10,000$16.51$165,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy1,462$16.97$24,810.14View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Joshua M BloomsteinVPBuy1,500$16.41$24,615.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Penelope F RollCFOBuy6,000$16.43$98,580.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy300$16.48$4,944.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy287$17.24$4,947.88View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy300$16.81$5,043.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014Michael Lewis SmithEVPBuy10,000$16.75$167,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Joshua BloomsteinVPBuy5,000$16.61$83,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Michael AroughetiCEOBuy50,000$16.60$830,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Scott C LemCAOBuy275$17.88$4,917.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Steven MckeeverDirectorBuy1,650$18.16$29,964.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Steve BartlettDirectorBuy1,000$16.89$16,890.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ARCC) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

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