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

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC): $16.70

-0.18 (-1.07%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where ARCC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.8% of US stocks.
  • ARCC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • ARCC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

ARCC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of ARES CAPITAL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ARCC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.84% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ARCC is more volatile than just 10.81% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ARES CAPITAL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be PFLT, ORCC, GSBD, FSK, and GBDC.
  • 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 13.8; this is 42.27% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • ARCC's price/earnings ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 219 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ARCC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ARCC 2022-09-23 4.6 0.9 8.4 13.8
ARCC 2022-09-22 4.7 0.9 8.5 13.9
ARCC 2022-09-21 4.9 1.0 8.9 14.2
ARCC 2022-09-20 4.9 1.0 8.9 14.2
ARCC 2022-09-19 5.0 1.0 9.1 14.3
ARCC 2022-09-16 5.0 1.0 9.1 14.3

ARCC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 2.22%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 100.56%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 34.24%.
Over the past 15 months, ARCC's revenue has gone up $358,000,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-06-30 1,641 -1,419 1,670
2021-03-31 1,532 -83 1,469

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)

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ARCC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.70 52-week high $23.00
Prev. close $16.88 52-week low $16.65
Day low $16.65 Volume 334,461
Day high $17.09 Avg. volume 3,438,890
50-day MA $19.37 Dividend yield 10.19%
200-day MA $20.11 Market Cap 8.29B

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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Latest ARCC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about ARES CAPITAL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ARCC as an investment opportunity.

Ares Capital (ARCC) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

Ares Capital (ARCC) closed the most recent trading day at $16.88, moving +0.24% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | September 30, 2022

Here's Why Ares Capital (ARCC) Looks Ripe for Bottom Fishing

After losing some value lately, a hammer chart pattern has been formed for Ares Capital (ARCC), indicating that the stock has found support. This, combined with an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions, could lead to a trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | September 26, 2022

Ares Capital (ARCC) Stock Moves -1.68%: What You Should Know

Ares Capital (ARCC) closed at $17.54 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.68% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

Implied Volatility Surging for Ares Capital (ARCC) Stock Options

Investors need to pay close attention to Ares Capital (ARCC) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

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Yahoo | September 20, 2022

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ARCC Price Returns

1-mo -11.40%
3-mo -8.99%
6-mo -16.96%
1-year -11.29%
3-year 21.29%
5-year 62.32%
YTD -15.36%
2021 36.13%
2020 0.87%
2019 31.30%
2018 8.81%
2017 4.50%

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