Diversified Investments Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Ares Capital, GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust, Nasdaq, and FS Investment

Aug 10, 2016, 08:10 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Stock-Callers.com takes a closer look at four Diversified Investments equities, namely: Ares Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: ARCC), GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust (NYSEMKT: GGN), NASDAQ Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), and FS Investment Corp. (NYSE: FSIC). These stocks belong in the Financial sector, which was moderately higher on Tuesday, August 09, 2016. As per NASDAQ, the NYSE Financial Sector Index rose 0.3%, whereas the S&P 500 Index has advanced less than 0.1%. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:

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Ares Capital  

On Tuesday, Ares Capital Corp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.27 million shares and ended the day at $15.37, which was a slight decline of 0.65%. The Company's shares have gained 9.32% in the last one month, 3.10% over the previous three months, and 13.85% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.86% and 9.52%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ares Capital, which is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.73.

On August 3rd, 2016, Ares Capital reported GAAP net income of $157.4 million, or $0.50 per share (basic and diluted); Core EPS of $0.39 per share (basic and diluted); net investment income of $105.3 million, or $0.34 per share (basic and diluted); and net realized and unrealized gains of $52.1 million, or $0.16 per share (basic and diluted) for Q2 2016. As of June 30, 2016, total assets were $9.2 billion, stockholders' equity was $5.2 billion, and net asset value per share was $16.62. In Q2 2016, Ares Capital made $539.9 million in new commitments, including commitments to six new portfolio companies and five existing portfolio companies. Of these new commitments, all were sponsored transactions. ARCC complete research report is just a click away and free at:

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GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust 

US-domiciled GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust's stock finished yesterday's session 1.20% higher at     $6.73 and with a total volume of 652,806 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 2.74% in the last one month, 8.59% over the previous three months, and 54.48% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.60% and 25.60%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company, which is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc., have an RSI of 67.66. The complimentary report on GGN can be downloaded at:

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NASDAQ 

At the closing bell on Tuesday, shares in New York headquartered NASDAQ Inc. saw a slight drop of 0.38%, ending the day at $70.23. The stock recorded a trading volume of 937,436 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 806,570 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.72% in the last one month, 9.27% over the previous three months, and 21.80% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.75% above its 50-day moving average and 13.12% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of NASDAQ, which provides trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public company services worldwide, have an RSI of 60.73.

On July 18th, 2016, NASDAQ announced that it was recently selected as `Best Market Surveillance Provider` by Waters Technology`s 2016 Waters Rankings. This is the fourth consecutive win for NASDAQ`s SMARTS Trade Surveillance product, which is currently used by over 120 market participants across 139 global markets and across all asset classes.

Yesterday, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $74 a share to $80 a share. Sign up for your complimentary research report on NDAQ at:

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FS Investment  

FS Investment Corp.'s stock ended the day 0.11% lower at $9.43 and with a total volume of 627,041 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 1.84% in the last month, 5.92% over the previous three months, and 10.21% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.15% above its 50-day moving average and 8.40% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of FS Investment, which is a business development company specializing in investments in debt securities, have an RSI of 59.88.

On August 9th, 2016, FS Investment reported net investment income of $0.23 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, compared to $0.39 per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. During Q2 2016, the company made total purchases of $389.8 million versus $413.0 million of sales and repayments, resulting in net proceeds of $23.2 million, which were primarily used to reduce borrowings. Get free access to your research report on FSIC at:

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