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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
ARCC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARCC: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ARCC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.55
ARCC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ARCC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARCC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.55
0.52
0.96
Interest Coverage 2.37
ARCC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.13 vs. ARCC: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARCC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.57 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.37
2.11
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.02
M-Score: -2.17
WACC vs ROIC
5.97%
5.05%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 50.80
ARCC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.36 vs. ARCC: 50.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARCC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.69  Med: 50.12 Max: 54.63
Current: 50.8
45.69
54.63
Net-margin (%) 40.15
ARCC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.05 vs. ARCC: 40.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARCC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.99  Med: 56.74 Max: 143.12
Current: 40.15
-57.99
143.12
ROE (%) 7.83
ARCC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. ARCC: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARCC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.57  Med: 10.65 Max: 32.12
Current: 7.83
-12.57
32.12
ROA (%) 4.44
ARCC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ARCC: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARCC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.11  Med: 6.71 Max: 20.12
Current: 4.44
-7.11
20.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
ARCC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. ARCC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 4.90 Max: 92.9
Current: 0.1
-4.6
92.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
ARCC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ARCC: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: 8.70 Max: 101.6
Current: -11.7
-16.9
101.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -18.30
ARCC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ARCC: -18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.4  Med: 7.30 Max: 68.1
Current: -18.3
-22.4
68.1
» ARCC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-08-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ARCC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Murray Stahl 18,071 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 703,403 sh (+10.90%)
Scott Black 553,725 sh (+2.28%)
Pioneer Investments 445,910 sh (+1.34%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,410 sh (-13.49%)
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Q3 2015

ARCC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 21,400 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 617,908 sh (+38.57%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,860 sh (+1.24%)
NWQ Managers 698,678 sh (-0.67%)
Scott Black 546,690 sh (-1.27%)
Murray Stahl 16,175 sh (-10.49%)
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Q4 2015

ARCC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

NWQ Managers 715,578 sh (+2.42%)
Pioneer Investments 625,079 sh (+1.16%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,860 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Murray Stahl 12,070 sh (-25.38%)
Scott Black 128,244 sh (-76.54%)
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Q1 2016

ARCC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 246,900 sh (New)
Scott Black 152,199 sh (+18.68%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,860 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 699,053 sh (-2.31%)
Murray Stahl 11,561 sh (-4.22%)
Pioneer Investments 363,044 sh (-41.92%)
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Business Description

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Ares Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments.

Ares Capital Corp 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. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It invests in U.S. middle-market companies, where the supply of primary capital is limited and the investment opportunities are attractive. It also invests in first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component like warrants. 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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Insider Buys at Ares Capital Corporation
Penelope Roll (Insider Trades), CFO of Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC), bought 7,500 shares of the company on Aug. 24. The average price per share was $15.22 for a total transaction of $114,150. Ares Capital Corporation is a financing company specializing in senior secured loans and mezzanine debt. The company’s market cap is $4.73 billion. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.67
ARCC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. ARCC: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ARCC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 9.15 Max: 58.33
Current: 11.67
3.49
58.33
Forward P/E 9.81
ARCC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. ARCC: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.67
ARCC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. ARCC: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ARCC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 9.16 Max: 59.2
Current: 11.67
3.49
59.2
P/B 0.93
ARCC's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ARCC: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARCC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.93
0.3
1.38
P/S 4.71
ARCC's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. ARCC: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARCC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.16 Max: 12.71
Current: 4.71
1.29
12.71
EV-to-EBIT 13.45
ARCC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.78 vs. ARCC: 13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARCC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.7  Med: 10.90 Max: 72.4
Current: 13.45
-70.7
72.4
EV-to-EBITDA 13.44
ARCC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. ARCC: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARCC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.8  Med: 10.90 Max: 71.3
Current: 13.44
-71.8
71.3
Shiller P/E 8.77
ARCC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. ARCC: 8.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ARCC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 8.75 Max: 10
Current: 8.77
7.5
10
Current Ratio 1.19
ARCC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. ARCC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.32 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.19
0.36
4.13
Quick Ratio 1.19
ARCC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. ARCC: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.32 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.19
0.36
4.13
Days Sales Outstanding 57.97
ARCC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 38.60 vs. ARCC: 57.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.64  Med: 51.18 Max: 104.55
Current: 57.97
26.64
104.55
Days Payable 172.83
ARCC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
79% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 57.20 vs. ARCC: 172.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.79  Med: 94.67 Max: 205.48
Current: 172.83
42.79
205.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 9.95
ARCC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. ARCC: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ARCC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 9.07 Max: 49.85
Current: 9.95
7.18
49.85
Dividend Payout 1.17
ARCC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
71% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ARCC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ARCC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.83 Max: 10.5
Current: 1.17
0.2
10.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 0.40
ARCC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ARCC: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ARCC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 0.70 Max: 76.9
Current: 0.4
-5.7
76.9
Forward Dividend Yield 10.07
ARCC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. ARCC: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.93
ARCC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. ARCC: 10.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ARCC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.89  Med: 9.97 Max: 54.77
Current: 10.93
7.89
54.77
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.10
ARCC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ARCC: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.3  Med: -28.30 Max: -8.1
Current: -8.1
-87.3
-8.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.93
ARCC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ARCC: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARCC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.93
0.43
1.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
ARCC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ARCC: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARCC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.28
Current: 0.91
0.36
2.28
Price/Graham Number 0.69
ARCC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. ARCC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ARCC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.69
0.37
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.45
ARCC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. ARCC: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARCC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 9.00 Max: 18.8
Current: 7.45
1.4
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.36
ARCC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. ARCC: -4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ARCC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: -4.40 Max: 7.2
Current: -4.36
-6.8
7.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,020
EPS (TTM) $ 1.31
Beta0.65
Short Percentage of Float7.35%
52-Week Range $11.01 - 16.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)313.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 922 986 1,134
EPS ($) 1.54 1.68 1.88
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.54 1.68 1.88
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
3.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.54 1.63 1.81
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