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NASDAQ:OCSL

Oaktree Specialty Lending (OCSL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$19.67
-0.28 (-1.40%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$19.60
$19.93
50-Day Range
$19.52
$21.54
52-Week Range
$17.70
$21.64
Volume
819,505 shs
Average Volume
727,375 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio
13.03
Dividend Yield
11.18%
Price Target
$21.20

Oaktree Specialty Lending MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.8% Upside
$21.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.16mentions of Oaktree Specialty Lending in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$40,140 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.43%
From $2.31 to $2.30 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.84 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

629th out of 854 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

12th out of 14 stocks


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About Oaktree Specialty Lending Stock (NASDAQ:OCSL)

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation is a business development company. The fund specializing in investments in middle market, bridge financing, first and second lien debt financing, unsecured and mezzanine loan, mezzanine debt, senior and junior secured debt, expansions, sponsor-led acquisitions, preferred equity, and management buyouts in small and mid-sized companies. It seeks to invest in education services, business services, retail and consumer, healthcare, manufacturing, food and restaurants, construction and engineering. The firm also seeks investment in media, advertising sectors, software, IT services, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, real estate management and development, chemicals, machinery, and internet and direct marketing retail sectors. It invests between $5 million to $75 million principally in the form of one-stop, first lien, and second lien debt investments, which may include an equity co-investment component in companies. The firm invest in companies having enterprise value between $20 million and $150 million and EBITDA between $3 million and $50 million. The fund has a hold size of up to $75 million and may underwrite transactions up to $100 million. It primarily invests in North America. The fund seeks to be a lead investor in its portfolio companies.

OCSL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Personal credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Asset Management & Custody Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:OCSL
CUSIP
31678A10
Employees
N/A
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.20
High Stock Price Target
$23.00
Low Stock Price Target
$19.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$117.33 million
Pretax Margin
29.41%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$379.29 million
Cash Flow
$2.33 per share
Book Value
$19.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
78,736,000
Market Cap
$1.55 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.06

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Armen Panossian J.D. (Age 48)
    CEO & Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Mathew M. Pendo (Age 60)
    President
  • Mr. Aman Kumar
    Managing Director & Co-Portfolio Manager of Life Sciences Direct Lending
  • Mr. Raghav Khanna (Age 40)
    Managing Director & Co-Portfolio Manager
  • Mr. Christopher McKown (Age 43)
    MD,CFO & Treasurer
  • Mr. Matthew Stewart C.F.A. (Age 39)
    CPA, MD & COO
  • Mr. Michael Mosticchio
    Investor Relations
  • Ms. Mary Gallegly
    MD,General Counsel & Secretary
  • Ms. Ashley Pak (Age 46)
    Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Sandeep Kumar Khorana (Age 51)
    Managing Director of Origination














OCSL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Oaktree Specialty Lending stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oaktree Specialty Lending in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" OCSL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in OCSL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock. Their OCSL share price targets range from $19.00 to $23.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $21.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have OCSL shares performed in 2024?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock was trading at $20.42 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, OCSL stock has decreased by 3.7% and is now trading at $19.67.
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Are investors shorting Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Oaktree Specialty Lending saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,810,000 shares, a decline of 22.6% from the January 31st total of 3,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 765,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Oaktree Specialty Lending's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Oaktree Specialty Lending's earnings last quarter?

Oaktree Specialty Lending Co. (NASDAQ:OCSL) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The credit services provider reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $97.99 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $99.48 million. Oaktree Specialty Lending had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.22% and a net margin of 28.81%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.61 earnings per share.

How often does Oaktree Specialty Lending pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Oaktree Specialty Lending declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th.
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Is Oaktree Specialty Lending a good dividend stock?

Oaktree Specialty Lending (NASDAQ:OCSL) pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 11.03%. OCSL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 145.70%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, OCSL will have a dividend payout ratio of 95.65% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What ETFs hold Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Oaktree Specialty Lending (NASDAQ:OCSL) stock in their portfolio include Simplify Opportunistic Income ETF (CRDT), Putnam BDC Income ETF (PBDC) and ProShares Global Listed Private Equity ETF (PEX).GraniteShares HIPS US High Income ETF (HIPS).

When did Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock split?

Oaktree Specialty Lending shares reverse split on Monday, January 23rd 2023. The 1-3 reverse split was announced on Monday, January 23rd 2023. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Monday, January 23rd 2023. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the reverse split would have 33 shares after the split.

What other stocks do shareholders of Oaktree Specialty Lending own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Oaktree Specialty Lending investors own include Prospect Capital (PSEC), Energy Transfer (ET), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), Ready Capital (RC), Ares Capital (ARCC), AT&T (T), PennantPark Investment (PNNT), PhenixFIN (MCC) and New Residential Investment (NRZ).

Who are Oaktree Specialty Lending's major shareholders?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Van ECK Associates Corp (1.79%), Claret Asset Management Corp (1.47%), LSV Asset Management (1.41%), Private Management Group Inc. (1.04%), Greenwich Investment Management Inc. (1.03%) and Partners Group Holding AG (0.99%). Insiders that own company stock include Ashley Pak, Christopher Mckown, Leonard M Tannenbaum, Leonard M Tannenbaum, Mathew Pendo, Matthew Stewart and Phyllis R Caldwell.
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How do I buy shares of Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Shares of OCSL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:OCSL) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff