Oaktree Specialty Lending Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.04 (+0.61 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $6.62
50-Day Range
MA: $6.28
52-Week Range
Now: $6.62
Volume668,800 shs
Average Volume769,956 shs
Market Capitalization$933.16 million
P/E Ratio23.64
Dividend Yield7.25%
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in middle market, bridge financing, first and second lien debt financing, mezzanine debt, senior and junior secured debt, expansions, sponsor-led acquisitions, and management buyouts in small and mid-sized companies. The fund seeks to invest in education services, business services, retail and consumer, healthcare, manufacturing, food and restaurants, construction and engineering, and media and advertising 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 with 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:OCSL
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$143.13 million
Cash Flow$0.61 per share
Book Value$6.49 per share


Net Income$39.22 million


Market Cap$933.16 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)


Oaktree Specialty Lending: Q1 Earnings Insights
February 4, 2021 |
Is OCSL A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 14, 2020 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

514th out of 1,953 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

7th out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Oaktree Specialty Lending (NASDAQ:OCSL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Oaktree Specialty Lending a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oaktree Specialty Lending in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Oaktree Specialty Lending stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Wall Street analysts have given Oaktree Specialty Lending a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Oaktree Specialty Lending wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Oaktree Specialty Lending saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 773,800 shares, a drop of 40.0% from the March 15th total of 1,290,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 778,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days.
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When is Oaktree Specialty Lending's next earnings date?

Oaktree Specialty Lending is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How can I listen to Oaktree Specialty Lending's earnings call?

Oaktree Specialty Lending will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Oaktree Specialty Lending's earnings last quarter?

Oaktree Specialty Lending Co. (NASDAQ:OCSL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The credit services provider reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01. The credit services provider had revenue of $38.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.86 million. Oaktree Specialty Lending had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.29% and a net margin of 27.40%.
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How has Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock was trading at $4.44 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, OCSL shares have increased by 49.1% and is now trading at $6.62.
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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 Friday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 12th. This is an increase from Oaktree Specialty Lending's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11.
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Is Oaktree Specialty Lending a good dividend stock?

Oaktree Specialty Lending pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.29%. OCSL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Oaktree Specialty Lending does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Oaktree Specialty Lending is 94.12%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Oaktree Specialty Lending will have a dividend payout ratio of 84.21% in the coming year. This indicates that Oaktree Specialty Lending may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for OCSL?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Oaktree Specialty Lending's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.75 to $7.25. On average, they expect Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock price to reach $5.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.9%.
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Who are Oaktree Specialty Lending's key executives?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sandeep Kumar Khorana, Managing Director of Origination (Age 48)
  • Mr. Armen Panossian J.D., CEO & Chief Investment Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Mathew M. Pendo, Pres & COO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Mel Carlisle CPA, CFO & Treasurer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Emil O. Caliboso, Accounting Supervisor
  • Mr. Michael Mosticchio, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kimberly Larin, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Brian D. Finkelstein, Managing Director
  • Mr. Gregory M. Browne, Managing Director of Healthcare Leveraged Fin. Origination
  • Mr. Eric Johnson, Managing Director

Who are some of Oaktree Specialty Lending's key competitors?

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).

What is Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock symbol?

Oaktree Specialty Lending trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "OCSL."

Who are Oaktree Specialty Lending's major shareholders?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC (0.18%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.15%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.06%), Mcdonald Partners LLC (0.02%), FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.01%) and Johnson Midwest Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Oaktree Specialty Lending stock include Armen Panossian, Craig A Jacobson, Deborah Ann Gero, Leonard M Tannenbaum, Mathew Pendo, Melvin Carlisle and Richard Ruben.
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Which major investors are selling Oaktree Specialty Lending stock?

OCSL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, and Carnegie Capital Asset Management LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Oaktree Specialty Lending stock?

OCSL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mcdonald Partners LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, and Johnson Midwest Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought Oaktree Specialty Lending stock in the last two years include Armen Panossian, Craig A Jacobson, Deborah Ann Gero, Mathew Pendo, Melvin Carlisle, and Richard Ruben.
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How do I buy shares of Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Shares of OCSL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock price today?

One share of OCSL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.62.

How much money does Oaktree Specialty Lending make?

Oaktree Specialty Lending has a market capitalization of $933.16 million and generates $143.13 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $39.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.51 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Oaktree Specialty Lending's official website?

The official website for Oaktree Specialty Lending is

Where are Oaktree Specialty Lending's headquarters?

Oaktree Specialty Lending is headquartered at 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90071.

How can I contact Oaktree Specialty Lending?

Oaktree Specialty Lending's mailing address is 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR, LOS ANGELES CA, 90071. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 213-830-6300 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by Staff
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