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Oaktree Specialty Lending (OCSL) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$17.67
-0.06 (-0.34%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

Oaktree Specialty Lending - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 6 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Oaktree Specialty Lending in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 6 analysts, 3 have given a hold rating, and 3 have given a buy rating for OCSL.

Consensus Price Target

$20.67
16.96% Upside
High Forecast$22.00
Average Forecast$20.67
Low Forecast$19.00

According to the 6 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Oaktree Specialty Lending, the average price target is $20.67. The highest price target for OCSL is $22.00, while the lowest price target for OCSL is $19.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 16.96% from the current price of $17.67.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/22/23 to 7/21/24
1 Month Ago
6/22/23 to 6/21/24
3 Months Ago
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Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Buy
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0 Strong Buy rating(s)
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Buy
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4 Buy rating(s)
Hold
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
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0 Sell rating(s)
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Consensus Price Target$20.67$20.67$20.67$22.20
Forecasted Upside16.96% Upside2.76% Upside2.76% Upside9.37% Upside
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OCSL Analyst Recommendations By Month

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OCSL Price Targets by Month

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Oaktree Specialty Lending Stock vs. The Competition

TypeOaktree Specialty LendingFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.50
2.45
2.51
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside16.96% Upside37.80% Upside10.07% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/12/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
3 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$21.00 ➝ $20.00+2.93%
3/26/2024JMP Securities
2 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingMarket Outperform ➝ Market Outperform$21.00+8.42%
2/2/2024Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
4 of 5 stars
 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$22.00 ➝ $19.00-2.66%
1/29/2024Wells Fargo & Company
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$20.00 ➝ $22.00+2.37%
1/8/2024B. Riley
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B. Rowe
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DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$21.00+0.57%
8/4/2023Hovde Group
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$21.00+5.11%

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OCSL Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oaktree Specialty Lending's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 6 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Oaktree Specialty Lending is $20.67, with a high forecast of $22.00 and a low forecast of $19.00.

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Oaktree Specialty Lending in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" OCSL shares.

Does Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Oaktree Specialty Lending's stock has a predicted upside of 2.76% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Do Wall Street analysts like Oaktree Specialty Lending more than its competitors?

Analysts like Oaktree Specialty Lending more than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating for Oaktree Specialty Lending is Moderate Buy while the average consensus rating for "finance" companies is Hold. Learn more on how OCSL compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:OCSL) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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