Ares Capital Corporation Shares Climb 0.0% Past Previous 52-Week High - Market Mover

The shares rose 0.0% lower than its previous 52-week high of $17.77, with trading volume higher than its 30 day average

Feb 03, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Ares Capital Corporation Shares Climb 0.0% Past Previous 52-Week High - Market Mover
Ares Capital Corporation shares closed 0.0% lower than its previous 52 week high, giving the company a market cap of $7B. The stock is currently up 5.2% year-to-date, up 5.0% over the past 12 months, and up 97.6% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.3%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.0%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 7.0% higher than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.1.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was above 70, indicating it may be overbought.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed above its Bollinger band, indicating it may be overbought.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $1 billion in earnings before interest and taxes from $1 billion in revenue. It currently holds $176 million in cash and $24 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.75 is lower than its current P/E ratio of 24.23, implying that analysts are expecting an increase in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at 13.95. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 0.95 which means it currently has $0.95 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 0.79. This means that the stock is trading at a discount of 1 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 4.19.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 9.15.

P/E

24.23

EBITDA

$1B

P/Book

0.79

Mkt Cap

$7B

P/Sales

4.19

Revenue

$1B

EPS (TTM)

0.73

PEG Ratio

13.95

EV/Revenue

9.15

Total Cash

$176M

Debt/Equity

0.95

Forward P/E

8.75

Current Debt

$24M

Gross Profit

$1B

Dividend Date

-

Earnings Date

-

Profit Margin

0.57

Revenue/Share

3.32

Total Revenue

$1B

Enterprise Val

$12B

Put/Call Ratio

0.59

Revenue/Employee

1168333.33

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Financials industry sector , beats it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Ares Capital Corporation0.35.25.0
Dow Jones Industrial Average0.10.510.5-1.967.1
S&P 500 Index0.12.120.0-0.573.7
Financials0.11.4-0.2-4.266.9

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock priceperformance year-to-date beats the peer average by 523.5%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months beats the peer average by 917.9%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is -9.0% lower than the average peer.
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Ares Capital CorporationARCC24.25.25.0
Peer AvgN/A26.60.80.5-1.956.1
Orchid Island Capital Inc.ORC106.53.32.0-7.8224.4

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