Critical Review: Blue Owl Capital Co. III (OBDE) and Its Peers

Blue Owl Capital Co. III (NYSE:OBDEGet Free Report) is one of 661 public companies in the “Holding & other investment offices” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Blue Owl Capital Co. III to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Blue Owl Capital Co. III and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Blue Owl Capital Co. III 0 0 1 0 3.00
Blue Owl Capital Co. III Competitors 126 576 869 14 2.49

Blue Owl Capital Co. III currently has a consensus target price of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.69%. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies have a potential upside of 70.37%. Given Blue Owl Capital Co. III’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Blue Owl Capital Co. III has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Blue Owl Capital Co. III and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Blue Owl Capital Co. III $422.83 million $271.96 million 7.00
Blue Owl Capital Co. III Competitors $1.21 billion $91.67 million 69.95

Blue Owl Capital Co. III’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Blue Owl Capital Co. III. Blue Owl Capital Co. III is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

Blue Owl Capital Co. III pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. Blue Owl Capital Co. III pays out 61.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies pay a dividend yield of 7.7% and pay out 68.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Blue Owl Capital Co. III is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

54.2% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 25.6% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Blue Owl Capital Co. III and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Blue Owl Capital Co. III 63.33% 13.62% 6.78%
Blue Owl Capital Co. III Competitors -15.94% -43.66% 0.84%

Summary

Blue Owl Capital Co. III beats its peers on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About Blue Owl Capital Co. III

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Blue Owl Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company focused on lending to U.S. middle-market companies. Blue Owl Capital Corporation is based in NEW YORK.

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