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ARCC Ares Capital Corp Dividend

Ares Capital's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.41 per share was on Sep 14, 2021 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.61 per share represents a current dividend yield of 7.78%. The latest ARCC distribution of $0.41 marks a dividend growth of 2.5%.

ARCC next dividend date: Dec 14, 2021

ARCC
DPS
$1.61
Dividend yield
7.78%
Payout ratio
45%
Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.51%
Payout ratio
32.1%

Dividend yield

Ares Capital's dividend yield of 7.78% is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Ares Capital has a history of paying dividends since 2004. Our records of ARCC show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 0.6% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 20% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 16%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
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
Apr 30, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 $0.02 special
Jul 30, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 $0.4 normal
Apr 30, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.4 normal
Apr 30, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 $0.02 special
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 payouts

Payout ratio

Ares Capital's payout ratio of 45% is above the Financial Services sector average but below the industry average.

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