ARCC (NASDAQ) - Dividend History and Outstanding Shares

Dividend Rating: 8.09 ✓ Yield 9.55%, Avg. Growth per Year 2.87%, 97.4% Consistency of Payouts and many other metrics.

Dividends Paid Yearly

Number of Payouts Yearly

Outstanding Shares

What is the Trend of ARCC`s Outstanding Shares?

The Outstanding Shares of Ares Capital are growing at a rate of 6.36% per year on average over the last 10 years. The Correlation Coefficent of the Outstanding Shares is 76.41%. This correlation quantifies the strength and direction of the relationship between stock splits, issuing new shares, and share buybacks.

Did Ares Capital ever had a Stock Split?

No splits found.
Year Number of Shares (Mill.) Growth
2023 582 +8.99%
2022 534 +17.88%
2021 453 +7.09%
2020 423 -1.4%
2019 429 +0.7%
2018 426
2017 426 +35.67%
2016 314 -0.14%
2015 314.45 +0.11%
2014 314.11 +5.42%
2013 297.97 +19.83%
2012 248.66 +14.57%
2011 217.04 +6.18%
2010 204.42 +64.13%
2009 124.54 +28.19%
2008 97.15 +30.32%
2007 74.55 +40.18%
2006 53.18 +39.99%
2005 37.99 +242.24%
2004 11.1

Dividend Yields & Ratings

Overall Dividend Rating 8.09
Dividends Paid 12m 1.92 Yield 12m 9.55%
Dividends Paid Average 5y 1.78 Yield Average 5y 8.86%
Growth Rate 5y 2.87% Yield on Cost 5y 17.79%
Payout Consistency 97.4% First Payout 2004-12-22
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Last 25 Dividends (Paid in USD)

Date Period Dividend Rate Growth
2023-12-14 Quarterly 0.48
2023-09-14 Quarterly 0.48
2023-06-14 Quarterly 0.48
2023-03-14 Quarterly 0.48 -5.9%
2022-12-14 Other 0.51 11%
2022-09-14 Other 0.4593 2.4%
2022-06-14 Other 0.4486 0.2%
2022-03-14 Other 0.4479 9.9%
2021-12-14 Quarterly 0.4075
2021-09-14 Quarterly 0.4075 2.5%
2021-06-14 Quarterly 0.3975
2021-03-12 Quarterly 0.3975
2020-12-14 Quarterly 0.3975
2020-09-14 Quarterly 0.3975
2020-06-12 Quarterly 0.3975
2020-03-13 Quarterly 0.3975 -4.8%
2019-12-13 Other 0.4174 0.1%
2019-09-13 Other 0.417 0.1%
2019-06-13 Other 0.4165 0.1%
2019-03-14 Other 0.416 7.8%
2018-12-13 Quarterly 0.3859
2018-09-13 Quarterly 0.3859 2.6%
2018-06-14 Quarterly 0.376
2018-03-14 Quarterly 0.376
2017-12-14 Quarterly 0.376
Dividends, a critical component of investing, offer insights into Ares Capital financial health:

  • ARCC`s 9.55% Dividend Yield is calculated by dividing the dividend payments of the last 12-Months (TTM) of 1.92 USD by the current stock price.
  • 17.79% Yield on Cost is a metric for long-term investors, reflecting the current dividend yield of 9.55% compared to a 5-Year old purchase price. This metric helps investors assess the income growth potential of their investments over time.
  • The 97.4% Payout Consistency of ARCC Dividends gauges Stability (Values above 80%) or Fragility (Values under 60%).
  • The Average Dividend Growth Rate of 2.87% per year in the last 5-Years showcases ARCC`s commitment to shareholders. Steady or increasing dividends over time can be a sign of a healthy financial outlook.
As an investor, understanding the dividend-related metrics of ARCC Ares Capital is essential for building a balanced and income-generating portfolio.

The Overall Dividend Rating of 8.09 is quantified on a scale from 0 to +10.
Ratings surpassing 5 are regarded as favorable, while those exceeding 7.5 are exceptionally strong. The calculations includes the above mentioned: Yield, Yield on Cost, Consistency of Dividend Payment and Growth Rate/CAGR over time.