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Oaktree Specialty Lending Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %

: 10.63% (As of Jun. 2021)
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Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. Oaktree Specialty Lending's forward rate of return for was 10.63%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:OCSL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.13   Med: -51.19   Max: 44.8
Current: 9.44

-86.13
44.8

During the past 13 years, Oaktree Specialty Lending's highest Forward Rate of Return was 44.80. The lowest was -86.13. And the median was -51.19.

NAS:OCSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 16 Companies
in the Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.81 vs. NAS:OCSL: 9.44 )

Unlike the Earnings Yield %, 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 Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 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.

* Premium members only.

Oaktree Specialty Lending Annual Data
Trend Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -30.34 -19.51 -4.00 19.89 11.63

Oaktree Specialty Lending Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 18.15 11.63 13.41 10.02 10.63

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 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 Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % falls into.



Oaktree Specialty Lending Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Calculation

Forward Rate of Return is a concept that Don Yacktman uses in his investment approach. Yacktman explained the forward rate of return concept in detail in his interview with GuruFocus. Yacktman defines forward rate of return as the normalized free cash flow yield plus real growth plus inflation. He said in the interview (March 2012, when the S&P 500 was at about 1400):

If the business is stable, this calculation is fairly straightforward. For instance, on the S&P 500 we would normalize earnings. We would then calculate what percentage of those earnings are not reinvested in the underlying businesses and are therefore free. Historically, for the S&P 500, this has been just under 50% of earnings. Currently, we expect the S&P to earn about 70 on a normalized basis, a number which is far below reported earnings due to our adjusting for record high profit margins. $70 X ½ / 1400 gives you a normalized free cash flow yield of approximately 2.5%.

The historical real growth rate of the S&P 500 (companies) is about 1.5%. Assuming an inflation rate of 2.5%, the forward rate of return on an investment in the S&P 500 is about 6.5% today (2.5% free cash flow yield plus 1.5% real growth plus 2.5% inflation).

Oaktree Specialty Lending's Forward Rate of Return of Jun. 2021 is

Forward Rate of Return=Normalized Free Cash Flow/Price+5-Year Book Value Growth Rate
=0.85219048/6.69+-0.0211
=10.63 %

* 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 Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Explanation

Unlike the Earnings Yield, the Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past five 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.

For the growth part of the Forward Rate of Return calculation, GuruFocus uses the 5-year average growth rate of Book Value per share as the growth rate, and the growth rate is always capped at 20%. For the Free Cash Flow we use per share data averaged over five years. The reason we use five years is to make it comparable to the growth rate.


Be Aware

In the Forward Rate of Return calculation, the growth rate is added directly to today's free cash flow yield. Therefore the calculation is reliable only if the company can grow at the same rate in the future as it did in the past. Investors should pay close attention to this when researching growth stocks. A more accurate measurement for return is Return on Capital.


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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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