Ares Capital Corporation(NASDAQ:ARCC) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2. The results came in during Pre-market on Aug 3, 2016. Company reported revenue of $245.26M. Analysts estimated a revenue of $250.51M. Earnings per share were $0.39. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $0.38.
In a different note, National Securities said it Initiates Coverage on Ares Capital Corporation, according to a research note issued on Jun 28, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Neutral’ by the firm.
Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) shares turned negative on Fridays trading session with the shares closing down -0.01 points or -0.06% at a volume of 8,53,535. The pessimistic mood was evident in the company shares which never went considerably beyond the level of $15.5. The peak price level was also seen at $15.5 while the days lowest was $15.42. Finally the shares closed at $15.46. The 52-week high of the shares is $16.17 while the 52-week low is $11.01. According to the latest information available, the market cap of the company is $4,854 M.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Jun 21, 2016, Steve Bartlett (director) purchased 200 shares at $14.20 per share price.Also, On Mar 15, 2016, R. Kipp Deveer (CEO) purchased 40,000 shares at $13.90 per share price.On Mar 10, 2016, Scott C Lem (CAO, VP & Treasurer) purchased 1,800 shares at $14.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Ares Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that is engaged in closed-end non-diversified management investment businesses. The Companys investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments investing invest primarily in United States middle-market companies. The Company primarily has three areas of focus: Corporate non-syndicated senior debt mezzanine debt and non-control equity to middle-market companies; Project Finance: high yield senior and mezzanine debt to finance power generation projects; Venture Finance senior secured loans to early-stage and emerging growth companies backed by venture capital firms. The Company invests in sectors such as Healthcare Services Business Services Education Energy Restaurants and Food Services Financial Services among others. The Company is externally managed by its investment adviser Ares Capital Management LLC.