Ares Management (ARES) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS

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Ares Management (NYSE:ARES) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The asset manager reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by ($0.02), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Ares Management had a return on equity of 28.58% and a net margin of 5.95%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS.

Ares Management stock opened at $24.48 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 0.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The firm has a market cap of $2.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.60. Ares Management has a fifty-two week low of $16.18 and a fifty-two week high of $24.88.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on ARES shares. Goldman Sachs Group raised Ares Management from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, January 4th. ValuEngine cut Ares Management from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Ares Management from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, February 21st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $25.00.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ARES. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in Ares Management by 190.3% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 30,398 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $706,000 after acquiring an additional 19,927 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in Ares Management by 785.9% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 140,551 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $3,261,000 after acquiring an additional 124,686 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in Ares Management by 25.6% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 950,760 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $22,058,000 after acquiring an additional 193,695 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in Ares Management by 257.7% in the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 329,500 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $7,644,000 after acquiring an additional 237,388 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Standard Life Aberdeen plc boosted its holdings in Ares Management by 19.8% in the third quarter. Standard Life Aberdeen plc now owns 48,500 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $1,126,000 after acquiring an additional 8,000 shares during the last quarter. 59.46% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Ares Management Company Profile

Ares Management Corporation operates as an alternative asset manager in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company's Tradable Credit Group segment manages various types of investment funds, such as commingled and separately managed accounts for institutional investors, and publicly traded vehicles and sub-advised funds for retail investors in the tradable and non-investment grade corporate credit markets.

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