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ARCC Ares Capital dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Ares Capital's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share was on Mar 14, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.64 per share represents a current dividend yield of 8.25%. The latest ARCC distribution of $0.42 marks a dividend growth of 2.4%.

Key dates

  • ARCC last dividend date: Mar 14, 2022
  • ARCC next dividend date: Jun 14, 2022
ARCC dividend stats
DPS
$1.64
Dividend yield
8.25%
Payout ratio
53.1%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.71%
Payout ratio
33.7%

Dividend yield

What is Ares Capital current dividend yield

Ares Capital's dividend yield of 8.25% is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

What is ARCC dividend payout history and dates

Ares Capital has a history of paying dividends since 2004. Our records of ARCC show that the company has issued five dividends in the last twelve months. This includes four regular and one special dividends. The annualized DPS has increased by 2.5% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone up by 2.1% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 0.4%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Feb 9, 2022 Mar 14, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 $0.03 special
Feb 9, 2022 Mar 14, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 $0.42 normal
Dec 14, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 $0.41 normal
Jul 28, 2021 Sep 14, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 $0.41 normal
Apr 28, 2021 Jun 14, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 $0.4 normal
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 $0.4 normal
Oct 27, 2020 Dec 14, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 $0.4 normal
Aug 4, 2020 Sep 14, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 $0.4 normal
May 5, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 $0.4 normal
Feb 12, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 $0.4 normal
Apr 30, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 $0.02 special
Oct 30, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 $0.4 normal
Jul 30, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 $0.4 normal
Apr 30, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 $0.02 special
Apr 30, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.02 special
Apr 30, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.4 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 $0.02 special
Feb 12, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 $0.4 normal
Oct 31, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Dec 28, 2018 $0.39 normal
Aug 1, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 $0.39 normal
May 2, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 $0.38 normal
Feb 13, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 Mar 30, 2018 $0.38 normal
Nov 2, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 Dec 29, 2017 $0.38 normal
Aug 2, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 $0.38 normal
May 3, 2017 Jun 13, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 $0.38 normal
Feb 22, 2017 Mar 13, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 $0.38 normal
Nov 2, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 Dec 30, 2016 $0.38 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $0.38 normal
May 4, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $0.38 normal
Feb 24, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 $0.38 normal

Dividend payout ratio

What is Ares Capital dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Ares Capital's payout ratio of 53.1% is above the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)