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

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC): $19.47

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ARCC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.47 52-week high $20.17
Prev. close $19.64 52-week low $16.53
Day low $19.46 Volume 3,685,300
Day high $19.79 Avg. volume 3,114,058
50-day MA $19.43 Dividend yield 9.99%
200-day MA $18.90 Market Cap 10.85B

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  • ARCC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 85.32% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ARCC is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • ARCC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 35th percentile.

ARCC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 17,717.82, ARES CAPITAL CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 99.92% of US stocks.
  • For ARCC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.81% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of ARES CAPITAL CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 1.1% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ARES CAPITAL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be NMFC, GSBD, GBDC, FSK, and PFLT.
  • ARCC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ARES CAPITAL CORP's official web site, go to

ARCC Valuation Summary

  • ARCC's EV/EBIT ratio is 14.8; this is 30.97% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • ARCC's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 231 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ARCC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ARCC 2023-09-15 4.4 1.0 12.1 14.8
ARCC 2023-09-14 4.4 1.0 12.1 14.8
ARCC 2023-09-13 4.5 1.1 12.4 15.0
ARCC 2023-09-12 4.5 1.1 12.3 14.9
ARCC 2023-09-11 4.5 1.1 12.3 14.9
ARCC 2023-09-08 4.5 1.1 12.3 14.9

ARCC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 100.56%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 60.31%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 60.31%.
Over the past 52 months, ARCC's revenue has gone up $797,000,000.

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
2022-12-31 2,096 -1,359 600
2022-09-30 1,985 -2,766 808
2022-06-30 1,890 -2,781 1,038
2022-03-31 1,870 -2,467 1,405
2021-12-31 1,820 -2,459 1,567
2021-09-30 1,731 -1,418 1,563

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 49.4% of graded US stocks.
  • ARCC's asset turnover comes in at 0.1 -- ranking 214th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • LIVE, VTR, and MGP 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
2021-09-30 0.100 0.660 0.075
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

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 1.31 (Strong Buy)

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 2.39%
3-mo 6.20%
6-mo 11.86%
1-year 28.02%
3-year 84.89%
5-year 83.10%
YTD 13.91%
2022 -3.84%
2021 36.13%
2020 0.87%
2019 31.30%
2018 8.81%

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