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Ares Capital (ARCC) Competitors

$21.35
+0.15 (+0.71%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

ARCC vs. BAP, WPC, EQH, UDR, HST, AMH, KIM, GLPI, RGA, and BEN

Should you be buying Ares Capital stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ares Capital include Credicorp (BAP), W. P. Carey (WPC), Equitable (EQH), UDR (UDR), Host Hotels & Resorts (HST), American Homes 4 Rent (AMH), Kimco Realty (KIM), Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLPI), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), and Franklin Resources (BEN). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Ares Capital vs.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) and Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Ares Capital has a net margin of 62.77% compared to Ares Capital's net margin of 19.95%. Ares Capital's return on equity of 15.33% beat Credicorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Credicorp19.95% 15.33% 2.09%
Ares Capital 62.77%12.37%5.87%

Credicorp pays an annual dividend of $35.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 21.2%. Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.0%. Credicorp pays out 207.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ares Capital pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Credicorp has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Ares Capital has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

In the previous week, Ares Capital had 19 more articles in the media than Credicorp. MarketBeat recorded 23 mentions for Ares Capital and 4 mentions for Credicorp. Ares Capital's average media sentiment score of 1.43 beat Credicorp's score of 0.49 indicating that Credicorp is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Credicorp
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ares Capital
8 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Ares Capital received 96 more outperform votes than Credicorp when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.75% of users gave Credicorp an outperform vote while only 62.56% of users gave Ares Capital an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CredicorpOutperform Votes
310
62.75%
Underperform Votes
184
37.25%
Ares CapitalOutperform Votes
406
62.56%
Underperform Votes
243
37.44%

Credicorp presently has a consensus price target of $181.73, suggesting a potential upside of 9.99%. Ares Capital has a consensus price target of $21.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.70%. Given Ares Capital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Credicorp is more favorable than Ares Capital.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Credicorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Ares Capital
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Credicorp has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ares Capital has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Ares Capital has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Credicorp. Ares Capital is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Credicorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Credicorp$6.54B2.01$1.30B$16.859.81
Ares Capital$1.83B7.17$1.52B$2.927.31

89.8% of Credicorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.4% of Ares Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 15.9% of Credicorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Ares Capital shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Credicorp beats Ares Capital on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ARCC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ARCC vs. The Competition

MetricAres CapitalInvestors IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$13.12B$1.11B$9.56B$8.00B
Dividend Yield9.00%10.34%6.25%3.96%
P/E Ratio7.319.8544.7514.13
Price / Sales7.179.34227.1772.97
Price / Cash8.8813.2128.0031.29
Price / Book1.111.323.224.56
Net Income$1.52B$96.14M$1.00B$214.00M
7 Day Performance0.33%-1.37%-1.29%-1.06%
1 Month Performance3.49%-0.17%2.21%3.82%
1 Year Performance14.35%-1.93%18.69%8.53%

Ares Capital Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BAP
Credicorp
4.1276 of 5 stars
$165.67
+0.9%
$181.73
+9.7%
+23.8%$13.18B$6.54B9.8337,074Positive News
WPC
W. P. Carey
4.0989 of 5 stars
$60.01
-0.2%
$63.18
+5.3%
-16.4%$13.13B$1.74B22.82197
EQH
Equitable
4.4066 of 5 stars
$40.75
+0.8%
$40.10
-1.6%
+65.8%$13.25B$10.53B12.618,500Dividend Increase
Positive News
UDR
UDR
4.6086 of 5 stars
$39.69
+0.8%
$40.35
+1.7%
-1.2%$12.97B$1.64B28.761,410Analyst Revision
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts
4.6749 of 5 stars
$18.34
-0.2%
$21.29
+16.1%
+10.4%$12.93B$5.31B17.98163Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
AMH
American Homes 4 Rent
4.4562 of 5 stars
$36.72
-0.1%
$39.71
+8.2%
+9.0%$13.45B$1.62B37.471,725Positive News
KIM
Kimco Realty
4.5721 of 5 stars
$19.03
+0.6%
$21.65
+13.7%
+2.4%$12.83B$1.78B35.91N/AAnalyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
GLPI
Gaming and Leisure Properties
4.7549 of 5 stars
$46.33
-0.3%
$51.46
+11.1%
-5.3%$12.58B$1.44B17.1018Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
RGA
Reinsurance Group of America
4.712 of 5 stars
$209.61
-0.1%
$197.31
-5.9%
+44.7%$13.81B$20.47B16.293,900Positive News
BEN
Franklin Resources
4.8612 of 5 stars
$23.87
-0.3%
$26.00
+8.9%
-3.1%$12.56B$7.85B13.649,200Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:ARCC) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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