How Analysts View Ares Capital after Its 3Q17 Results
Of the 14 analysts covering Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) in November 2017, four analysts gave “hold” ratings on the stock. Six analysts rated ARCC as a “strong buy.” None of the analysts tracking the stock recommended a “strong sell” or “sell” rating.
ARCC attracted “buy” ratings from four analysts. In the last few months, the analyst ratings on ARCC have been same as in November 2017.
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Among Ares Capital’s competitors (XLF), Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) was tracked by five analysts in November 2017. Three analysts gave “hold” ratings on FDUS while two analysts rated it as a “buy.”
TPG Specialty Lending (TSLX) was covered by ten analysts in November 2017, and four analysts gave “hold” ratings on the stock while three suggested a “strong buy.” Another three analysts gave “buy” ratings on TSLX. These ratings have remained the same in the last few months.
Of 12 analysts tracking Hercules Capital (HTGC) in November 2017, four analysts gave “hold” ratings on the stock and another four analysts rated the stock as a “buy.” The remaining four analysts covering the stock rated it as a “strong buy.”
Of the ten analysts covering HTGC in October 2017, three analysts gave “buy” ratings on the stock. One analyst rated the stock as a “strong sell.” Two analysts gave “hold” ratings, and four analysts “strong buy” ratings. The company didn’t attract any “sell” ratings.
Nine analysts tracked HTGC in September 2017, and one analyst had rated the stock as “strong sell.” Two analysts gave “hold” ratings on the stock, three analysts gave HTGC “buy” ratings, and another three suggested “strong buy” ratings.