Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC) Dividends

Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund (ARCC)

Today's Latest Price: $11.01 USD

1.30 (13.39%)

Updated Apr 7 6:55pm

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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

  • ARCC's average cash flow over the past 5.51 years is greater than only 3.15% of current dividend paying stocks in the US.
  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at 1.74 -- higher than 90.56% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • ARCC is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 1.94% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with ARCC's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: NVO, GIS, AMRK, KEM and ROL.
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ARCC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

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. As for ARCC, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 416.22% 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's dividend yield of 16.48% is in the top 8.5%.
  • In terms of opportunity, ARCC's provides a return of 416.22% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 91.61% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector, Ares Capital Corp has an equity discount rate lower than 68.73% of them.

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ARCC Dividend History

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ARCC Dividends vs. Peers

ARCC's dividend yield currently ranks #30 of 60 vs. its peers in the Private Equity category.
RankSymbolNameDividend Yield
1FSAMFifth Street Asset Management Inc. - 437.04%
2MCCMedley Capital Corporation 46.66%
3ECCEagle Point Credit Company Inc. 44.20%
4GARSGarrison Capital Inc.41.38%
5TCRDTHL Credit, Inc.38.01%
6CPTACapitala Finance Corp.36.10%
7OXLCOxford Lane Capital Corp.36.00%
8OXSQOxford Square Capital Corp. - Closed End Fund34.04%
9OFSOFS Capital Corporation33.50%
10ACSFAmerican Capital Senior Floating, Ltd.29.00%
11CGBDTCG BDC, Inc.28.19%
12AINVApollo Investment Corporation - Closed End Fund28.04%
13FDUSFidus Investment Corporation25.83%
14BKCCBlackRock Capital Investment Corporation25.45%
15PNNTPennantPark Investment Corporation - common stock24.83%
16NMFCNew Mountain Finance Corporation 24.33%
17TCPCBlackRock TCP Capital Corp.23.49%
18TPVGTriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. 23.26%
19PFLTPennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd.22.35%
20SCMStellus Capital Investment Corporation 21.05%
21WHFWhiteHorse Finance, Inc.20.97%
22MRCCMonroe Capital Corporation20.50%
23SARSaratoga Investment Corp New18.65%
24PSECProspect Capital Corporation18.51%
25IEPIcahn Enterprises L.P. - Depositary units16.87%
26HTGCHercules Capital, Inc. 16.16%
27CSWCCapital Southwest Corporation15.59%
28HRZNHorizon Technology Finance Corporation15.29%
29MVCMVC Capital, Inc. 15.28%
30ARCCAres Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund14.53%
31GLADGladstone Capital Corporation14.48%
32CMFNCM Finance Inc14.22%
33FSICFS Investment Corporation 13.97%
34GSBDGoldman Sachs BDC, Inc. 13.64%
35SUNSSolar Senior Capital Ltd.13.02%
36SLRCSolar Capital Ltd.12.49%
37GBDCGolub Capital BDC, Inc.11.99%
38MAINMain Street Capital Corporation 11.53%
39OCSLOaktree Specialty Lending Corporation11.21%
40OCSIOaktree Strategic Income Corporation11.03%
41KCAPKCAP Financial, Inc. - 10.67%
42APOApollo Global Management, LLC Class A Common Shares Representing Class A Limitied Liability Company Interests10.15%
43TCAPTriangle Capital Corporation 10.09%
44CODICompass Diversified Holdings Shares of Beneficial Interest9.95%
45GAINGladstone Investment Corporation - Business Development Company9.64%
46OAKOaktree Capital Group, LLC Class A Limited Liability Company Interests8.15%
47ABDCAlcentra Capital Corp.8.09%
48BXThe Blackstone Group Inc. 5.35%
49CGThe Carlyle Group L.P. - Common Units4.50%
50BBXBBX Capital Corporation 2.86%
51FIGFortress Investment Group LLC 2.29%
52KKRKKR & Co. Inc. 2.07%
53BAMBrookfield Asset Management Inc. 1.51%
54BBUBrookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units0.95%
55SFESafeguard Scientifics, Inc. New 0.00%
56FNFVFNFV Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. 0.00%
57HRGHRG Group, Inc. 0.00%
58GSVCGSV Capital Corp0.00%
59IRSIRSA Inversiones Y Representaciones S.A. 0.00%
60CLACCapitol Acquisition Corp. III0.00%

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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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