Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC) Dividends

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC)

Today's Latest Price: $13.83 USD

0.09 (-0.65%)

Updated Oct 30 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 55 in Private Equity

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • As for free cash flow, ARCC has greater average cash flow over the past 5.75 years than only 3.34% US-listed dividend payers.
  • ARCC has a compound annual growth rate of its cash flow of -0.22%, higher than about just 4.89% stocks in our dividend set.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with ARCC that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: MPWR, HX, EDUC, PRTK and FORD.
ARCC Ex-Dividend Date
ARCC Dividend Yield
11.57%
ARCC Annual Dividend
$1.60
ARCC Payout Ratio

ARCC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$13.83$43.75 207.78%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Ares Capital Corp, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 207.78% relative to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Ares Capital Corp are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, Ares Capital Corp produces a dividend yield 11.51% -- which falls in the top 5.17%.
  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of 207.78%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than 94.84% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, Ares Capital Corp bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 94.84% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • Ares Capital Corp's dividend growth rate is higher than 27.7% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).

ARCC Dividend Chart


ARCC Dividend History

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ARCC Dividends vs. Peers

ARCC's dividend yield currently ranks #25 of 60 vs. its peers in the Private Equity category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 FSAM Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. - 406.90%
2 ACSF American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. 29.00%
3 MCC Medley Capital Corporation 20.48%
4 ECC Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. 19.79%
5 OXLC Oxford Lane Capital Corp. 19.10%
6 OXSQ Oxford Square Capital Corp. - Closed End Fund 17.28%
7 PNNT PennantPark Investment Corporation - common stock 16.84%
8 OFS OFS Capital Corporation 16.75%
9 BKCC BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation 16.67%
10 AINV Apollo Investment Corporation - Closed End Fund 16.42%
11 IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P. - Depositary units 16.36%
12 CGBD TCG BDC, Inc. 15.87%
13 MRCC Monroe Capital Corporation 15.31%
14 PFLT PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. 14.54%
15 CMFN CM Finance Inc 14.22%
16 PSEC Prospect Capital Corporation 14.12%
17 FSIC FS Investment Corporation 13.97%
18 TPVG TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. 13.73%
19 WHF WhiteHorse Finance, Inc. 13.59%
20 NMFC New Mountain Finance Corporation 13.06%
21 TCPC BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. 12.99%
22 SCM Stellus Capital Investment Corporation 12.44%
23 CSWC Capital Southwest Corporation 12.35%
24 FDUS Fidus Investment Corporation 11.86%
25 ARCC Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund 11.51%
26 HTGC Hercules Capital, Inc. 11.50%
27 GSBD Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. 11.33%
28 GLAD Gladstone Capital Corporation 11.10%
29 TCRD THL Credit, Inc. 11.08%
30 KCAP KCAP Financial, Inc. - 10.67%
31 SLRC Solar Capital Ltd. 10.63%
32 HRZN Horizon Technology Finance Corporation 10.62%
33 TCAP Triangle Capital Corporation 10.09%
34 GAIN Gladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company 10.08%
35 SUNS Solar Senior Capital Ltd. 9.52%
36 OCSL Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation 9.23%
37 GBDC Golub Capital BDC, Inc. 9.16%
38 MVC MVC Capital, Inc. 9.09%
39 SAR Saratoga Investment Corp New 9.04%
40 MAIN Main Street Capital Corporation 8.73%
41 CODI Compass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest 8.39%
42 OAK Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Class A Limited Liability Company Interests 8.15%
43 ABDC Alcentra Capital Corp. 8.09%
44 OCSI Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation 7.91%
45 GARS Garrison Capital Inc. 5.15%
46 APO Apollo Global Management, LLC Class A Common Shares Representing Class A Limitied Liability Company Interests 5.04%
47 CG The Carlyle Group L.P. - Common Units 3.97%
48 BX The Blackstone Group Inc. 2.94%
49 FIG Fortress Investment Group LLC 2.29%
50 BAM Brookfield Asset Management Inc. 1.58%
51 KKR KKR & Co. Inc. 1.55%
52 BBU Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units 0.83%
53 SFE Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. New 0.00%
54 FNFV FNFV Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. 0.00%
55 CPTA Capitala Finance Corp. 0.00%
56 HRG HRG Group, Inc. 0.00%
57 BBX BBX Capital Corporation 0.00%
58 GSVC GSV Capital Corp 0.00%
59 IRS IRSA Inversiones Y Representaciones S.A. 0.00%
60 CLAC Capitol Acquisition Corp. III 0.00%

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Ares Capital Corp Common Stock (ARCC) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Ares Capital Corp (ARCC) - Dividend Investor
Ares Capital Corp (ARCC) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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