What 20-Day Moving Average Analysis say about Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) for the period of 9-Day stands at 72.41% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 69.17%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

ARES CAPITAL CORPORATION is a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. Ares Capital Corporation has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Its investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. Ares Capital Corporation invests primarily in first and second lien senior loans and mezzanine debt, which in some cases includes an equity component, and, to a lesser extent, in equity investments in private U.S. middle market companies.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) opened the session at $16.17 and after going up 0.06% closed at $16.2. The stock gained 0.03 points in the last trade.

Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $16.16 and $16.29 during the previous active session. Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) traded with the volume of 1.29 Million with average volume of 1.74 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.68 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.21 and 49.49 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) is at 0.2% and the shares outstanding are 426.04 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) stands at 9.38% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 12.84 while Forward P/E shows the value of 10.31.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 4.28. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 6.2 and 0.98 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 20.24 and 0 correspondingly.

Return on Assets ROA of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) is at 4.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) stand at 7.8% and 5.5% respectively.

The payout ratio of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) stands at 120.4%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 1.31% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -2.47%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -0.25% while six month performance of the shares of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) remained bearish with the count of -1.46%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) remained mix at 4.31% and -1.76% respectively.