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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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