Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC): Price and Financial Metrics

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC): $20.09

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where ARCC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.44% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ARCC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • ARCC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

ARCC Stock Summary

  • ARCC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1.21 -- higher than only 6.59% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Ares Capital Corp is higher than it is for about 99.6% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Ares Capital Corp is reporting a growth rate of 443.97%; that's higher than 94.74% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Ares Capital Corp are PFLT, NMFC, GSBD, ORCC, and FSK.
  • Visit ARCC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ARCC Valuation Summary

  • ARCC's price/sales ratio is 5.4; this is 68.75% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 205 months, ARCC's price/earnings ratio has gone NA NA.
  • ARCC's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 205 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ARCC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ARCC 2019-06-27 5.4 1.0 9.1 12.2
ARCC 2018-12-21 4.9 0.9 6.8 8.4
ARCC 2018-06-07 6.1 1.0 9.2 11.6
ARCC 2016-07-11 4.3 0.9 10.8 12.8
ARCC 2011-10-14 5.2 0.9 6.7 8.0
ARCC 2006-10-11 11.4 1.5 15.6 17.3

ARCC Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 17.96%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 351.19%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 36.55%.
ARCC's revenue has moved up $342,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows ARCC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,641 -1,419 1,670
2021-03-31 1,532 -83 1,469
2020-12-31 1,511 -557 484
2020-09-30 1,457 -157 310
2020-06-30 1,492 -878 44
2020-03-31 1,524 -680 -33

ARCC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ARCC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 49.14% of graded US stocks.
  • ARCC's asset turnover comes in at 0.101 -- ranking 209th of 458 Trading stocks.
  • BRG, BEN, and LSI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ARCC.

The table below shows ARCC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.101 0.674 0.083
2021-03-31 0.099 0.708 0.079
2020-12-31 0.098 0.773 0.036
2020-09-30 0.097 0.770 0.029
2020-06-30 0.100 0.784 0.017
2020-03-31 0.103 0.792 0.014

ARCC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ARCC, see our ARCC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $21.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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ARCC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.09 52-week high $20.46
Prev. close $20.18 52-week low $13.26
Day low $20.09 Volume 1,512,100
Day high $20.28 Avg. volume 2,143,613
50-day MA $20.04 Dividend yield 8.16%
200-day MA $18.92 Market Cap 8.96B

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC) Company Bio

Ares Capital Corporation is a management investment company. The Company seeks to generate both income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments by primarily investing in U.S. middle market companies. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in New York City, New York.

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ARCC Price Returns

1-mo 1.90%
3-mo 4.28%
6-mo 10.99%
1-year 59.72%
3-year 54.08%
5-year 107.32%
YTD 26.50%
2020 0.86%
2019 31.30%
2018 8.81%
2017 4.50%
2016 28.03%

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