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Oaktree Specialty Lending Earnings Yield %

: 20.43% (As of today)
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The earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

As of today (2021-12-06), the stock price of Oaktree Specialty Lending is $7.44. Oaktree Specialty Lending's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.52. Therefore, Oaktree Specialty Lending's earnings yield of today is 20.43%.

The earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 8.82%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Oaktree Specialty Lending Earnings Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Oaktree Specialty Lending's Earnings Yield % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Oaktree Specialty Lending Earnings Yield % Calculation

Earnings yield is the reciprocal of the P/E Ratio.

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Earnings Yield for today is calculated as

Earnings Yield=Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)/Share Price
=1.520/7.44
=20.43 %

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1.520 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Earnings Yield=Net Income /Market Cap

The earnings in the calculation is the Trailing Twelve Months earnings.


Oaktree Specialty Lending  (NAS:OCSL) Earnings Yield % Explanation

If the P/E ratio is an indication of how many years it takes for the company to earn back the stock price shareholders pay to buy the shares, the earnings yield is an indication of how much return shareholders' investment in the company earned over the past 12 months. The higher the earnings yield is, the better.

If a company loses money, the earnings yield is negative. This gives a more straightforward indication that the company is losing money. This is an advantage of using earnings yield instead of the P/E ratio in valuation. For valuation purposes, the P/B Ratio and the P/S Ratio should be used for companies that are losing money.

Like the P/E ratio, the earnings yield can be used to compare investments in different industries. It can even be used to compare the attractiveness of different asset classes such as bonds and cash. Of course, the earnings yield should not be the only factor in deciding which asset classes to invest.

Also similar to the P/E ratio, the earnings yield does not consider the growth of the business. A growing company with the same earnings yield should be more attractive than a company that has the same earnings yield but does not grow.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %.

Be Aware

Just like the P/E Ratio, non-recurring items such as selling part of the business, selling a previous investment, etc., can affect earnings yield dramatically. The earning yield is also a poor indication for cyclical companies. When a cyclical stock has a high earnings yield it is usually at the peak of its cycle.


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Oaktree Specialty Lending Business Description

Oaktree Specialty Lending logo
Industry
Financial Services » Credit Services NAICS : 522390 SIC : 6162
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
333 South Grand Avenue, 28th Floor, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 90071
Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp is a specialty finance company. It provides lending services and invests in small and mid-sized companies. The company's investment objective is to maximize its portfolio's total return by generating current income from debt investments, and to a lesser extent, capital appreciation from equity investments. Its investments generally range in size from ten million dollars to hundred million dollars and are principally in the form of the first lien, second lien, or collectively, senior secured, and subordinated debt investments, which may also include an equity component made in connection with investments by private equity sponsors.
Executives
Gero Deborah Ann director 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Ruben Richard director C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. 333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Tannenbaum Leonard M 10 percent owner 10 BANK STREET, 12TH FLOOR WHITE PLAINS NY 10606
Panossian Armen officer: Chief Executive Officer 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Jacobson Craig A director C/O EXPEDIA, INC. 333 108TH AVENUE NE BELLEVUE WA 98004
Pendo Mathew officer: President and COO C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. 333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Carlisle Melvin officer: CFO & Treasurer C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. 333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Zimmerman Bruce director C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. 333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Gamsin Marc director 1999 AVENUE OF THE STARS SUITE 2150 LOS ANGELES CA 90067
Frank John director C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 333 SOUTH GRAND 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Lee Edgar officer: See Remarks C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. 333 SOUTH GRAND AVE, 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Oaktree Holdings, Inc. 10 percent owner 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Oaktree Capital Management Lp 10 percent owner 333 S GRAND AVE 28TH FL LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Oaktree Capital Group, Llc 10 percent owner 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071
Oaktree Capital Group Holdings Gp, Llc 10 percent owner 333 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE 28TH FLOOR LOS ANGELES CA 90071

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