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How to buy Oxford Lane Capital stock

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Oxford Lane Capital Corp is an asset management business based in the US. Oxford Lane Capital shares (OXLC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – OXLC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Oxford Lane Capital share price

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Oxford Lane Capital shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-22.
52-week range$2.13 - $6.74
50-day moving average $6.47
200-day moving average $5.73
Wall St. target price$7.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $1.417 (21.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.49

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Oxford Lane Capital financials

Revenue TTM $126.1 million
Operating margin TTM 73.35%
Gross profit TTM $122.2 million
Return on assets TTM 9.66%
Return on equity TTM -36.17%
Profit margin -105.12%
Book value $3.88
Market capitalisation $639.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Oxford Lane Capital shares

There are currently 370,501 Oxford Lane Capital shares held short by investors – that's known as Oxford Lane Capital's "short interest". This figure is 53.8% up from 240,953 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Oxford Lane Capital shares can be evaluated.

Oxford Lane Capital's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Oxford Lane Capital's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Oxford Lane Capital shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Oxford Lane Capital shares traded daily (recently around 950002.56410256). Oxford Lane Capital's SIR currently stands at 0.39. In other words for every 100,000 Oxford Lane Capital shares traded daily on the market, roughly 390 shares are currently held short.

However Oxford Lane Capital's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Oxford Lane Capital shares, or, against the total number of tradable Oxford Lane Capital shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Oxford Lane Capital's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Oxford Lane Capital shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0038% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Oxford Lane Capital shares, roughly 4 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Oxford Lane Capital.

Find out more about how you can short Oxford Lane Capital stock.

Oxford Lane Capital share dividends

33%

Dividend payout ratio: 32.91% of net profits

Recently Oxford Lane Capital has paid out, on average, around 32.91% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Oxford Lane Capital shareholders could enjoy a 12.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Oxford Lane Capital's case, that would currently equate to about $1.417 per share.

While Oxford Lane Capital's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Oxford Lane Capital may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Oxford Lane Capital's most recent dividend payout was on 28 March 2019. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Oxford Lane Capital share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Oxford Lane Capital's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.1264 up to $6.7395. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OXLC.US volatility(beta: 1.16)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Oxford Lane Capital's is 1.1627. This would suggest that Oxford Lane Capital's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Oxford Lane Capital overview

Oxford Lane Capital Corp. is a close ended fund launched and managed by Oxford Lane Management LLC. It invests in fixed income securities. The fund primarily invests in securitization vehicles which in turn invest in senior secured loans made to companies whose debt is rated below investment grade or is unrated. Oxford Lane Capital Corp was formed on June 9, 2010 and is domiciled in the United States. .

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