Technical Analysis for ARCC - Ares Capital Corporation - Closed End Fund

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 15.0 0.60% 0.09
ARCC closed up 0.6 percent on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, on approximately normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
Historical ARCC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 0.00%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.60%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.60%
Weak + Overbought Other 0.60%
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.60%
Weak, Overbought and Reversal Signs Reversal 0.60%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.60%

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Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.
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Is ARCC a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 19.33
52 Week Low 7.9
Average Volume 2,309,515
200-Day Moving Average 15.82
50-Day Moving Average 14.54
20-Day Moving Average 14.28
10-Day Moving Average 14.61
Average True Range 0.37
ADX 17.72
+DI 25.72
-DI 14.72
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 14.06
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 14.61
Upper Bollinger Band 15.16
Lower Bollinger Band 13.40
Percent B (%b) 0.91
BandWidth 12.32
MACD Line 0.18
MACD Signal Line 0.06
MACD Histogram 0.1221
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 15.42
Resistance 3 (R3) 15.41 15.26 15.35
Resistance 2 (R2) 15.26 15.15 15.27 15.33
Resistance 1 (R1) 15.13 15.09 15.06 15.14 15.30
Pivot Point 14.98 14.98 14.94 14.99 14.98
Support 1 (S1) 14.85 14.87 14.78 14.86 14.70
Support 2 (S2) 14.70 14.81 14.71 14.67
Support 3 (S3) 14.57 14.70 14.65
Support 4 (S4) 14.58