Analysts See $0.11 EPS for Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo (OCSL); Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) SI Increased By 6.75%

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Analysts expect Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo (NASDAQ:OCSL) to report $0.11 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 22.22% from last quarter’s $0.09 EPS. OCSL’s profit would be $15.51M giving it 10.20 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.12 EPS previously, Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo’s analysts see -8.33% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.49. About 73,267 shares traded. Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo (NASDAQ:OCSL) has declined 4.83% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.83% the S&P500. Some Historical OCSL News: 14/05/2018 – S&PGR Revises Oaktree Specialty Lending Otlk To Stbl From Neg; 08/03/2018 – S&PGR Upgrades Oaktree Specialty Lending To ‘BB+’; Otlk Stable; 16/03/2018 – New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Oaktree Specialty Lending, Retail Opportunity Investments, WAVE Life Sciences, Siliconw; 08/03/2018 S&P REVISES OAKTREE SPECIALTY LENDING CORP TO RATING ‘BB+’ FROM ‘BB’; OUTLOOK ‘STABLE’; 08/05/2018 – OAKTREE SPECIALTY 2Q NET INVESTMENT INCOME $15.3M; 11/05/2018 – Private Group Buys New 3.2% Position in Oaktree Specialty; 08/05/2018 – OAKTREE SPECIALTY LENDING CORP – QTRLY TOTAL INTEREST INCOME $26.6 MLN VS $38.3 MLN; 14/05/2018 – S&P REVISES OAKTREE SPECIALTY LENDING CORP OUTLOOK TO ‘STABLE’ FROM ‘NEGATIVE’; RATING ‘BB+’; 08/05/2018 – Oaktree Specialty Lending 2Q Total Investment Income $34.8M; 17/05/2018 – Oaktree Specialty Closes Above 200-Day Average: Technicals

Asbury Automotive Group Inc (NYSE:ABG) had an increase of 6.75% in short interest. ABG’s SI was 2.11 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 6.75% from 1.98M shares previously. With 192,300 avg volume, 11 days are for Asbury Automotive Group Inc (NYSE:ABG)’s short sellers to cover ABG’s short positions. The SI to Asbury Automotive Group Inc’s float is 12.76%. The stock increased 1.19% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $69.78. About 66,785 shares traded. Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) has declined 4.54% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.54% the S&P500. Some Historical ABG News: 15/03/2018 – Abrams Capital Management, L.P., Affiliates Report Stake In Asbury Automotive; 24/04/2018 – ASBURY AUTO 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS $1.93, EST. $1.80; 15/03/2018 – ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE HLDR ABRAMS SEES ENGAGING IN TALKS IN FUTURE; 12/03/2018 – Asbury Auto Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – ASBURY AUTO 1Q REV. $1.61B, EST. $1.58B; 03/05/2018 – Asbury Automotive Bd Adopts Corporate Governance Guideline Imposing Maximum 5-Year Term for Chairman; 15/03/2018 – ABG HOLDER ABRAMS SEES TALKS ON SUCCESSION, EXPLORING OPTIONS; 20/04/2018 – Asbury Park Games Chooses SweatWorks’ Conquest Events for the Second Straight Year!; 15/03/2018 – ABRAMS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT – INTEND TO DISCUSS CONCERNS WITH OTHER SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, MANAGEMENT OF ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE, OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES; 24/04/2018 – ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP INC QTRLY NEW VEHICLE REVENUE $857.1 MLN VS $832.5 MLN

Since August 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.24 million activity. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $112,095 was sold by JAMES JUANITA T. Shares for $1.12 million were sold by DELOACH THOMAS C JR.

Among 3 analysts covering Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Asbury Automotive Group had 3 analyst reports since August 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, October 24. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.37 billion. It offers a range of automotive services and products, including new and used vehicles; and vehicle repair and maintenance, replacement parts, and collision repair services. It has a 8.47 P/E ratio. The firm also provides finance and insurance products, including arranging vehicle financing through third parties; and aftermarket products, such as extended service contracts, guaranteed asset protection insurance, prepaid maintenance, and credit life and disability insurance.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.25, from 1.67 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 20.36 million shares or 1.15% less from 20.59 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Mason Street Ltd Company reported 6,031 shares stake. First Hawaiian Bancorporation invested 0.01% in Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG). 260,895 are held by Schwab Charles Invest Management. Credit Suisse Ag holds 15,703 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ingalls And Snyder Ltd holds 3,401 shares. Zebra Cap Mgmt holds 0.14% or 4,368 shares in its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.01% in Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) or 12,806 shares. Pinebridge Invs L P, New York-based fund reported 28,455 shares. 30,952 were accumulated by California State Teachers Retirement System. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv stated it has 13,436 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Td Asset Management Incorporated accumulated 46,800 shares. Spark Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.06% in Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) or 14,700 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale, a Germany-based fund reported 5,994 shares. The France-based Axa has invested 0% in Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG). California Pub Employees Retirement invested in 78,078 shares.

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation is a business development firm specializing in investments in middle market, bridge financing, first and second lien debt financing, mezzanine debt, senior and junior secured debt, expansions, sponsor-led acquisitions, and management buyouts in small and mid-sized companies. The company has market cap of $632.92 million. The fund seeks to invest in education services, business services, retail and consumer, healthcare, manufacturing, food and restaurants, construction and engineering, and media and advertising sectors. It currently has negative earnings. It invests between $5 million to $75 million principally in the form of one-stop, first lien, and second lien debt investments, which may include an equity co-investment component in companies with enterprise value between $20 million and $150 million and EBITDA between $3 million and $50 million.

More notable recent Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo (NASDAQ:OCSL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Oaktree Specialty Lending: Worth The Risk? – Seeking Alpha” on September 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Fully Assessing Oaktree Specialty Lending’s Results For Fiscal Q4 2018 (Includes Updated Price Target) – Seeking Alpha” published on December 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oaktree Specialty Lending +4.8% after Q4 beat, NAV rises Q/Q – Seeking Alpha” on November 29, 2018. More interesting news about Oaktree Specialty Lending Corpo (NASDAQ:OCSL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Oaktree Specialty Lending: Compelling Valuation With Pedigreed Manager – Seeking Alpha” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Analyzing Oaktree Specialty Lending’s Results For Fiscal Q3 2018 (Includes Investment Rating Analysis) – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 20, 2018.

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