Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, distressed-debt investor Oaktree Capital Group (NYSE:OAK) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Oaktree and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Oaktree facts

Headquarters (founded)

Los Angeles, Calif. (1995)

Market Cap

$1.6 billion


Asset management

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$145.0 million


Co-Founder / Chairman Howard Marks
Principal Executive Officer John Frank

Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity


Cash / Debt

$2.9 billion / $1.1 billion

Dividend Yield



Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Equity Group Investments
KPS Capital Partners, LP

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 92% of the 39 members who have rated Oaktree believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just last week, one of those Fools, dprla, succinctly summed up the Oaktree bull case for our community:

Over 8% [dividend yield] now, excellent business, top notch management with Howard Marks. Hard not to outperform when you start with that high a yield that might vary a bit. Probably one of the best investors around.

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