Looking at the chart above, ARCC's low point in its 52 week range is $16.15 per share, with $18.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $18.43. The current annualized dividend paid by Ares Capital Corporation is $1.52/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 12/12/2013. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for ARCC, which can be of good help in judging whether the most recent dividend with approx. 8.3% annualized yield is likely to continue. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ARCC makes up 14.98% of the BDC Income ETF ( BIZD) which is trading higher by about 0.1% on the day Friday.