Headlines about Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ares Capital earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the investment management company an impact score of 46.1320758455362 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- These Income Ideas Are Protected Against Rising Rates (finance.yahoo.com)
- Ares Capital (ARCC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Two Stocks in Concentration: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC), Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Early Moves to Watch – Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) – Alpha Beta Stock (alphabetastock.com)
- Ares Capital (ARCC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet upgraded Ares Capital from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Wedbush assumed coverage on Ares Capital in a research report on Monday, November 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub lowered Ares Capital from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ares Capital from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, Compass Point assumed coverage on Ares Capital in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a $17.50 target price on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.00.
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About Ares Capital
Ares Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company. The Company operates as a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company’s investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. It invests primarily in the United States middle-market companies.
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