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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ARCC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ARCC: 0.05 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.56
ARCC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. ARCC: 0.56 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.56

0.52
0.93
Interest Coverage 2.11
ARCC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. ARCC: 2.11 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.11

2.11
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.16
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
5.81%
5.34%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 46.12
ARCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1811 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.85 vs. ARCC: 46.12 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 45.69   Max: 61.97
Current: 46.12

45.69
61.97
Net-margin (%) 59.75
ARCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.91 vs. ARCC: 59.75 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -57.99   Max: 143.12
Current: 59.75

-57.99
143.12
ROE (%) 11.69
ARCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1847 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. ARCC: 11.69 )
ARCC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.57   Max: 32.12
Current: 11.69

-12.57
32.12
ROA (%) 6.78
ARCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ARCC: 6.78 )
ARCC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.11   Max: 20.12
Current: 6.78

-7.11
20.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 155322.70
ARCC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 64.67 vs. ARCC: 155322.70 )
ARCC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 48   Max: 51774.23
Current: 155322.7

48
51774.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
ARCC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ARCC: 1.50 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 91.1
Current: 1.5

-4.6
91.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
ARCC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ARCC: 7.20 )
ARCC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 95.9
Current: 7.2

0
95.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
ARCC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. ARCC: 7.50 )
ARCC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.4   Max: 66.6
Current: 7.5

-22.4
66.6
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ARCC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 26,600 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 50,990 sh (+183.75%)
Pioneer Investments 1,067,825 sh (+79.35%)
David Dreman Sold Out
NWQ Managers 479,500 sh (-15.35%)
Scott Black 331,630 sh (-22.04%)
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Q3 2014

ARCC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 46,221 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 28,000 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 682,800 sh (+42.40%)
Scott Black 377,550 sh (+13.85%)
Pioneer Investments 1,058,898 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 41,290 sh (-19.02%)
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Q4 2014

ARCC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 28,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,255,744 sh (+18.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,520 sh (+7.82%)
Scott Black 384,660 sh (+1.88%)
NWQ Managers 689,928 sh (+1.04%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 22,953 sh (-50.34%)
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Q1 2015

ARCC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,090 sh (-5.46%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.80
ARCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.20 vs. ARCC: 8.80 )
ARCC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 58.33
Current: 8.8

3.49
58.33
Forward P/E 9.06
ARCC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARCC: 9.06 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.90
ARCC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.80 vs. ARCC: 8.90 )
ARCC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 59.2
Current: 8.9

3.49
59.2
P/B 1.00
ARCC's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARCC: 1.00 )
ARCC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.38
Current: 1

0.3
1.38
P/S 5.31
ARCC's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. ARCC: 5.31 )
ARCC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 12.72
Current: 5.31

1.31
12.72
EV-to-EBIT 19.96
ARCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.11 vs. ARCC: 19.96 )
ARCC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 46.6
Current: 19.96

9
46.6
Shiller P/E 7.30
ARCC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARCC: 7.30 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.52   Max: 11.19
Current: 7.3

6.52
11.19
Current Ratio 1.23
ARCC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. ARCC: 1.23 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.23

0.23
1.6
Quick Ratio 1.23
ARCC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. ARCC: 1.23 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.23

0.23
1.6
Days Sales Outstanding 59.73
ARCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 155.75 vs. ARCC: 59.73 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.64   Max: 827.73
Current: 59.73

26.64
827.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 8.83
ARCC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. ARCC: 8.83 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 49.85
Current: 8.83

5.47
49.85
Dividend Payout 0.79
ARCC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARCC: 0.79 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.24
Current: 0.79

0.36
1.24
Dividend growth (3y) 2.50
ARCC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
63% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ARCC: 2.50 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 76.9
Current: 2.5

-5.7
76.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.65
ARCC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. ARCC: 9.65 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.86   Max: 53.44
Current: 9.65

5.86
53.44
Share Buyback Rate -14.20
ARCC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ARCC: -14.20 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -14.2   Max: -82.9
Current: -14.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
ARCC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ARCC: 1.00 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 1.26
Current: 1

0.43
1.26
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ARCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ARCC: 1.00 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.68
Current: 1

0.44
1.68
Price/Graham Number 0.60
ARCC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 2215 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ARCC: 0.60 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 2.01
Current: 0.6

0.49
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
ARCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ARCC: 5.00 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 11.2
Current: 5

2.1
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.26
ARCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. ARCC: -1.26 )
ARCC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 7.2
Current: -1.26

-1.3
7.2

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Ares Capital Corporation was founded on April 16, 2004 and completed its initial public offering on October 8, 2004. It is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. It is externally managed by its investment adviser, Ares Capital Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ares Management LLC. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It invests primarily in U.S. middle-market companies, where the supply of primary capital is limited and the investment opportunities are attractive. It invests primarily in first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component. Its competitors include public and private funds, commercial and investment banks, commercial finance companies, other BDCs and private equity funds. The Company and its portfolio companies are subject to regulation by laws and regulations at the local, state, federal and, in some cases, foreign levels.
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