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Oaktree Specialty Lending Forward Dividend Yield %

: 8.44% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-11-29), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Oaktree Specialty Lending is 8.44%.

As of today (2021-11-29), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Oaktree Specialty Lending is 6.86%.

NAS:OCSL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
93% of the 200 Companies
in the Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. NAS:OCSL: 8.44 )

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.15.

During the past 12 months, Oaktree Specialty Lending's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 29.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -5.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -12.60% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Oaktree Specialty Lending was 28.20% per year. The lowest was -25.90% per year. And the median was -8.20% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Oaktree Specialty Lending Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.



Oaktree Specialty Lending Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Oaktree Specialty Lending Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.1452021-09-142021-09-152021-09-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.1302021-06-142021-06-152021-06-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.1202021-03-122021-03-152021-03-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.1102020-12-142020-12-152020-12-31Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.58/7.36
=7.88 %

Current Share Price is $7.36.
Oaktree Specialty Lending's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.145 * 4 = $0.58.

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.505/7.36
=6.86 %

Current Share Price is $7.36.
Oaktree Specialty Lending's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.505.

* 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.


Oaktree Specialty Lending  (NAS:OCSL) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

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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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