Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Ares Capital Corporation ( ARCC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARCC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -11.63% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARCC was $18.33, representing a -1.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.67 and a 25.55% increase over the 52 week low of $14.60.

ARCC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports ARCC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.42%, compared to an industry average of .2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARCC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ARCC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ARCC as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF ( LVL )
  • PowerShares Listed Private Equity ( PSP )
  • SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF ( KCE )
  • Market Vectors BDC Income ETF ( BIZD )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 20.74% over the last 100 days. LVL has the highest percent weighting of ARCC at 3.08%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ARCC , BIZD , DON , KCE , LVL , PSP

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