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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Ares Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.31 (-1.45%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
5.05 million shs
Average Volume
5.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.68 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Ares Capital

Ares Commercial Finance provides asset-based cash flow solutions to small and middle-market companies. ACF works with borrowers to deliver creative, flexible, and comprehensive financing solutions. Ares Commercial Finance has the ability to structure and agent deals to support the growth and changing capital needs of clients. Their asset-based lines of credit may be structured as working capital financing, bridge financing, turnaround financing, acquisition financing, debtor-in-possession financing, and special accommodation financing.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investors, not elsewhere classified
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.51 billion
Cash Flow
$1.92 per share
Book Value
$16.98 per share


Net Income
$484 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$9.68 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.06 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

641st out of 1,355 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

11th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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How has Ares Capital's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Ares Capital's stock was trading at $15.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ARCC shares have increased by 32.1% and is now trading at $21.00.
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Are investors shorting Ares Capital?

Ares Capital saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 10,140,000 shares, an increase of 16.3% from the December 15th total of 8,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,360,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days.
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When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 9th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Ares Capital

How can I listen to Ares Capital's earnings call?

Ares Capital will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 9th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "10162158".

How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 25th. The investment management company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. The investment management company earned $442 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $431.01 million. Ares Capital had a net margin of 90.29% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.96%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.39 earnings per share.
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How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Thursday, December 30th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 14th.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.70%. ARCC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ares Capital does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ares Capital is 45.81%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 88.17% in the coming year. This indicates that Ares Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Ares Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Ares Capital's share price to reach $21.68 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael J. Arougheti, Co-Chairman & Executive Vice President
  • Kipp deVeer, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Mitch Goldstein, Co-President
  • Michael Lewis Smith, Co-President
  • Penni Roll, Chief Financial Officer

What other stocks do shareholders of Ares Capital own?

What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.97%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.94%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.36%), Gilbert & Cook Inc. (0.28%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.12%) and EWG Elevate Inc. (0.10%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen and Steven B Mckeever.
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Which institutional investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., LGT Capital Partners LTD., International Assets Investment Management LLC, Ahrens Investment Partners LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Parallel Advisors LLC, Transcend Wealth Collective LLC, and Monument Capital Management.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC, Gilbert & Cook Inc., Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Sound Income Strategies LLC, Latitude Advisors LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, and U.S. Capital Wealth Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, and Steven B Mckeever.
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How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.00.

How much money does Ares Capital make?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $9.68 billion and generates $1.51 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $484 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.58 on an earnings per share basis.

When was Ares Capital founded?

Ares Capital was founded in 2004.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is www.arescapitalcorp.com.

Where are Ares Capital's headquarters?

Ares Capital is headquartered at 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at (212) 750-7300, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-750-1777.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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