Ares Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.60 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 05:16 PM ET)
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Volume2.96 million shs
Average Volume2.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.81 billion
P/E Ratio5.79
Dividend Yield8.06%
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About Ares Capital

Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.


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1.96 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

558th out of 2,044 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

5th out of 42 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ares Capital?

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Are investors shorting Ares Capital?

Ares Capital saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,450,000 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the June 30th total of 3,760,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,000,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 26th 2021.
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How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 27th. The investment management company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.10. Ares Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.46% and a net margin of 95.89%.
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How has Ares Capital's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ares Capital's stock was trading at $15.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ARCC shares have increased by 25.6% and is now trading at $19.97.
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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 Wednesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Thursday, September 30th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.21%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Ares Capital's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.85%. 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 91.95%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 89.89% 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?

8 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Ares Capital's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Ares Capital's stock price to reach $19.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%.
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Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Arougheti, Co-Chairman & Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Bennett Rosenthal, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert Kipp DeVeer III, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Mitchell S. Goldstein CPA, CPA, Co-Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael Lewis Smith, Co-Pres (Age 50)
  • Ms. Penelope F. Roll, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott C. Lem, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Mr. John W. Stilmar, Managing Director of IR
  • Mr. Joshua M. Bloomstein J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Ms. Lisa A. Morgan, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 45)

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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.97%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.38%), TCW Group Inc. (0.15%), Oak Family Advisors LLC (0.04%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.03%) and Cottage Street Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett and Steven B Mckeever.
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Which major investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, Taylor Frigon Capital Management LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, Miracle Mile Advisors LLC, Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC, TCW Group Inc., and V Wealth Advisors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oak Family Advisors LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Tectonic Advisors LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Perkins Coie Trust Co, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Bruderman Asset Management LLC, and Raymond James Trust N.A.. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett, 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 $19.97.

How much money does Ares Capital make?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $8.81 billion and generates $1.51 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $484 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 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

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/30/2021 by Staff
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