Earnings Outlook For Oaktree Specialty Lending

Earnings Outlook For Oaktree Specialty Lending

Oaktree Specialty Lending OCSL is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, 2021-11-16. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Oaktree Specialty Lending will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $0.15

Oaktree Specialty Lending bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by 35.71%, which was followed by a 0.99% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Oaktree Specialty Lending's past performance and the resulting price change:


Quarter Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020
EPS Estimate 0.14 0.14 0.13 0.12
EPS Actual 0.19 0.14 0.14 0.17
Price Change % 0.99% 0.45% 2.74% 1.32%

Stock Performance

Shares of Oaktree Specialty Lending were trading at $7.43 as of November 12. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 42.88%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.

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