Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (OCSL): Price and Financial Metrics

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (OCSL): $6.70

0.15 (+2.29%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where OCSL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 82.59% of US stocks.
  • OCSL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • OCSL ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

OCSL Stock Summary

  • OCSL's current price/earnings ratio is 6.33, which is higher than only 11.11% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp is higher than it is for about 99.36% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, OCSL is more volatile than only 3.09% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to OCSL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CGBD, AINV, SCM, TSLX, and BIP.
  • OCSL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp's official web site, go to www.oaktreespecialtylending.com.

OCSL Valuation Summary

  • OCSL's EV/EBIT ratio is 7.6; this is 11.63% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 160 months, OCSL's price/earnings ratio has gone down 141.5.
  • Over the past 160 months, OCSL's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for OCSL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
OCSL 2021-02-02 5.8 0.9 21.0 22.2
OCSL 2020-10-08 5.2 0.8 -39.9 117.4
OCSL 2014-03-26 5.4 1.0 11.2 15.1
OCSL 2012-09-24 5.6 1.1 31.7 25.3
OCSL 2011-06-06 8.5 1.1 21.8 24.1
OCSL 2009-05-01 5.4 0.7 54.8 41.1

OCSL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -92.94%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -90.22%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -33.45%.
OCSL's revenue has moved up $89,535,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows OCSL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 236.122 -223.408 211.124
2021-09-30 209.385 -230.521 237.26
2021-06-30 189.184 18.991 271.316
2021-03-31 158.149 -144.384 344.509
2020-12-31 150.377 -93.334 90.925
2020-09-30 143.133 -152.875 39.224

OCSL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • OCSL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 37.43% of graded US stocks.
  • OCSL's asset turnover comes in at 0.091 -- ranking 231st of 444 Trading stocks.
  • MGTI, PJT, and ALEX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with OCSL.

The table below shows OCSL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.091 0.659 0.103
2021-03-31 0.084 0.646 0.140
2020-12-31 0.091 0.713 0.051
2020-09-30 0.091 0.736 0.031
2020-06-30 0.087 0.731 0.006
2020-03-31 0.091 0.728 -0.043

OCSL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of OCSL, see our OCSL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $7.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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OCSL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.70 52-week high $7.81
Prev. close $6.55 52-week low $6.20
Day low $6.51 Volume 1,510,700
Day high $6.72 Avg. volume 1,191,089
50-day MA $6.90 Dividend yield 9.85%
200-day MA $7.28 Market Cap 1.23B

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (OCSL) Company Bio

OakStreet Specialty Lending Corporation, formerly known as Fifth Street Finance, is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in small and mid-sized companies, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Latest OCSL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate OCSL as an investment opportunity.

Oaktree Specialty Lending (OCSL) is on the Move, Here's Why the Trend Could be Sustainable

Oaktree Specialty Lending (OCSL) could be a solid choice for shorter-term investors looking to capitalize on the recent price trend in fundamentally sound stocks. It is one of the many stocks that passed through our shorter-term trading strategy-based screen.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

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Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | February 18, 2022

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Investment company Lokken Investment Group LLC (Current Portfolio) buys First Trust NASDAQ CEA Cybersecurity ETF, FedEx Corp, McCormick Inc, Lockheed Martin Corp, Ballast Small/Mid Cap ETF, sells First Trust Index NextG ETF, Emerson Electric Co, JM Smucker Co, Invesco BulletShares 2022 Corporate Bond ETF, Invesco BulletShares 2021 Corporate Bond ETF during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Lokken Investment Group LLC.

Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Oaktree Specialty Lending raises dividend by 3% to $0.16

Oaktree Specialty Lending (NASDAQ:OCSL) declares $0.16/share quarterly dividend, 3.2% increase from prior dividend of $0.15. Forward yield 8.42% Payable March 31; for shareholders of record March 15; ex-div March 14. See OCSL Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

Oaktree Specialty Lending GAAP EPS of $0.22 beats by $0.06, total investment income of $64.94M

Oaktree Specialty Lending press release (NASDAQ:OCSL): Q1 GAAP EPS of $0.22 beats by $0.06. Total Investment Income of $64.94M (+70.0% Y/Y). Adj. NII  of $0.17...

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

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OCSL Price Returns

1-mo -1.67%
3-mo -7.49%
6-mo -6.56%
1-year 7.50%
3-year 56.33%
5-year 102.08%
YTD -5.80%
2021 45.00%
2020 11.00%
2019 38.74%
2018 -6.31%
2017 -1.09%

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