Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) : Rfg Advisory Group scooped up 37 additional shares in Ares Capital Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 28,790 shares of Ares Capital Corporation which is valued at $443,078.Ares Capital Corporation makes up approximately 0.38% of Rfg Advisory Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Front Barnett Associates added ARCC to its portfolio by purchasing 60,665 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $933,634. Ares Capital Corporation makes up approx 0.18% of Front Barnett Associates’s portfolio.Wedbush Securities Inc boosted its stake in ARCC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 702 additional shares and now holds a total of 31,856 shares of Ares Capital Corporation which is valued at $490,264. Ares Capital Corporation makes up approx 0.08% of Wedbush Securities Inc’s portfolio.Alps Advisors Inc reduced its stake in ARCC by selling 135,200 shares or 10.69% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,129,809 shares of ARCC which is valued at $17,240,885. Ares Capital Corporation makes up approx 0.15% of Alps Advisors Inc’s portfolio.Cottage Street Advisors reduced its stake in ARCC by selling 1,900 shares or 0.9% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 210,300 shares of ARCC which is valued at $3,209,178. Ares Capital Corporation makes up approx 2.51% of Cottage Street Advisors’s portfolio.
Ares Capital Corporation opened for trading at $15.5 and hit $15.6 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $15.47, with a gain of 0.06% or 0.01 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 24,12,678 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,857 M.
On the company’s financial health, Ares Capital Corporation reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.12 according to the earnings call on Aug 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.38.Analysts expectations of $ 247.94.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Ares Capital Corporation. Ares Capital Corporation was Initiated by National Securities to “Neutral” on Jun 28, 2016.
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.