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Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 12/10/2012 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: ARCC;DON;KCE;LVL;PSP

Ares Capital Corporation ( ARCC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ARCC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.44% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $17.53, the dividend yield is 9.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARCC was $17.53, representing a -1.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.77 and a 20.07% increase over the 52 week low of $14.60.

ARCC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports ARCC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.75%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.

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:

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSP with an increase of 10.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ARCC at 3.32%.