OCSL (NASDAQ) - Dividend History and Outstanding Shares

Dividend Rating: 9.55 ✓ Yield 11.26%, Avg. Growth per Year 15.24%, 91.0% Consistency of Payouts and many other metrics.

Dividends Paid Yearly

Number of Payouts Yearly

Outstanding Shares

What is the Trend of OCSL`s Outstanding Shares?

The Outstanding Shares of Oaktree Specialty Lending are growing at a rate of 3.78% per year on average over the last 10 years. The Correlation Coefficent of the Outstanding Shares is 21.48%. This correlation quantifies the strength and direction of the relationship between stock splits, issuing new shares, and share buybacks.

Did Oaktree Specialty Lending ever had a Stock Split?

Yes, last Stock Split was on 2023-01-23 with a factor of 1:3. This reverse stock split decreased the number of shares and increased the price per share by a ratio of 0.33.
Year Number of Shares (Mill.) Growth
2023 77.84 +27.31%
2022 61.14 +1.69%
2021 60.13 +27.97%
2020 46.99
2019 46.99
2018 46.99
2017 46.99 -1.32%
2016 47.62 -9.62%
2015 52.68 -1.91%
2014 53.71 +7.48%
2013 49.97 +46%
2012 34.23 +26.9%
2011 26.97 +48.08%
2010 18.21 +44.25%
2009 12.63 +67.89%
2008 7.52 +80.77%
2007 4.16

Dividend Yields & Ratings

Overall Dividend Rating 9.55
Dividends Paid 12m 2.26 Yield 12m 11.26%
Dividends Paid Average 5y 1.96 Yield Average 5y 9.74%
Growth Rate 5y 15.24% Yield on Cost 5y 22.87%
Payout Consistency 91.0% First Payout 2008-09-08
Compare OCSL Dividends with its Industry Peers

Last 25 Dividends (Paid in USD)

Date Period Dividend Rate Growth
2023-12-14 Other 0.62 13.1%
2023-09-14 Quarterly 0.5481
2023-06-14 Quarterly 0.5481
2023-03-14 Quarterly 0.5481 -42.9%
2022-12-14 Other 0.96 88.2%
2022-09-14 Quarterly 0.51 3%
2022-06-14 Quarterly 0.495 3.1%
2022-03-14 Quarterly 0.48 3.2%
2021-12-14 Quarterly 0.465 6.9%
2021-09-14 Quarterly 0.435 14.2%
2021-06-14 Quarterly 0.381 8.3%
2021-03-12 Quarterly 0.3517 9.1%
2020-12-14 Quarterly 0.3224 4.7%
2020-09-14 Quarterly 0.3078 10.5%
2020-06-12 Quarterly 0.2785
2020-03-12 Quarterly 0.2785
2019-12-12 Quarterly 0.2785
2019-09-12 Quarterly 0.2785
2019-06-13 Quarterly 0.2785
2019-03-14 Quarterly 0.2785
2018-12-14 Quarterly 0.2785
2018-09-13 Quarterly 0.2785
2018-06-14 Quarterly 0.2785 11.8%
2018-03-14 Quarterly 0.2491 -32%
2017-12-14 Quarterly 0.3664
Dividends, a critical component of investing, offer insights into Oaktree Specialty Lending financial health:

  • OCSL`s 11.26% Dividend Yield is calculated by dividing the dividend payments of the last 12-Months (TTM) of 2.26 USD by the current stock price.
  • 22.87% Yield on Cost is a metric for long-term investors, reflecting the current dividend yield of 11.26% compared to a 5-Year old purchase price. This metric helps investors assess the income growth potential of their investments over time.
  • The 91.0% Payout Consistency of OCSL Dividends gauges Stability (Values above 80%) or Fragility (Values under 60%).
  • The Average Dividend Growth Rate of 15.24% per year in the last 5-Years showcases OCSL`s commitment to shareholders. Steady or increasing dividends over time can be a sign of a healthy financial outlook.
As an investor, understanding the dividend-related metrics of OCSL Oaktree Specialty Lending is essential for building a balanced and income-generating portfolio.

The Overall Dividend Rating of 9.55 is quantified on a scale from 0 to +10.
Ratings surpassing 5 are regarded as favorable, while those exceeding 7.5 are exceptionally strong. The calculations includes the above mentioned: Yield, Yield on Cost, Consistency of Dividend Payment and Growth Rate/CAGR over time.