Why Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (OCSI) Shares Popped 18% Today

What just happened? Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSI) stock value has climbed by nearly 18% or (0.9 points) to $5.89 from its previous close of $4.99. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 91762 contracts so far this session. OCSI shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 93.7 million shares, but with a 0 million float and a -24.51% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for OCSI stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $8.75 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 48.56% from where the OCSI share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSI), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.39 over a week and tumble down $-2.48 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $8.81, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 01/05/19. The recent low of $4.28 stood for a -33.16% since 03/23/20, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation, the two-week RSI stands at 36.56. This figure suggests that OCSI stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current OCSI readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 21.09% at this stage. This figure means that OCSI share price today is being overbought.

Technical chart claims that Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (OCSI) would settle between $5.38/share to $5.76/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $4.64 mark, then the market for Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $4.28 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.83. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

OCSI equity has an average rating of 3, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 2 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 2 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 0 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 0 analysts rated Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSI) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, OCSI stock price is currently trading at 7.23X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 5.5 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 10.4. Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation current P/B ratio of 0.5 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 1.1.