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NYSE:SAR

Saratoga Investment - SAR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$21.68
+0.81 (+3.88%)
(As of 10/4/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.10
$22.07
50-Day Range
$20.77
$27.12
52-Week Range
$20.16
$30.25
Volume
32,117 shs
Average Volume
38,645 shs
Market Capitalization
$258.64 million
P/E Ratio
10.73
Dividend Yield
10.35%
Price Target
$29.13

Saratoga Investment MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
34.3% Upside
$29.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Saratoga Investment in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$29,425 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.42%
From $2.26 to $2.36 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.79 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

263rd out of 925 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

16th out of 50 stocks

SAR stock logo

About Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Stock

Saratoga Investment Corp. is a business development company specializing in leveraged and management buyouts, acquisition financings, growth financings, recapitalization, debt refinancing, and transitional financing transactions at the lower end of middle market companies. It structures its investments as debt and equity by investing through first and second lien loans, mezzanine debt, co-investments, select high yield bonds, senior secured bonds, unsecured bonds, and preferred and common equity. The firm prefers to invest in aerospace, automotive aftermarket and services, business products and services, consumer products and services, education, environmental services, industrial services, financial services, food and beverage, healthcare products and services, logistics, distribution, manufacturing, restaurants services, food services, software services, technology services, specialty chemical, media and telecommunications. It seeks to invest in the United States. The firm primarily invests $5 million to $50 million in companies having EBITDA of $2 million or greater and revenues of $8 million to $250 million. The firm prefer to take a majority stake. It invests through direct lending as well as participation in loan syndicates. The firm was formerly known as GSC Investment Corp. Saratoga Investment Corp. is based in New York, New York with an additional office in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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SAR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/06/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/13/2022
Dividend Payable
9/29/2022
Today
10/04/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
2/28/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Investment advice
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Employees
5
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$29.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$45.74 million
Pretax Margin
34.93%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$70.74 million
Cash Flow
$2.40 per share
Book Value
$29.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
10,260,000
Market Cap
$258.64 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.38

Key Executives

  • Mr. Christian L. Oberbeck (Age 62)
    Chairman, CEO & Pres
  • Mr. Henri J. Steenkamp (Age 46)
    Chief Compliance Officer, Sec., Treasurer, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Michael Joseph Grisius (Age 58)
    Chief Investment Officer
  • Ms. Christine Monterosso
    Chief Admin. Officer to CEO
  • Mr. Adam Prior
    Sr. VP
  • Mr. Richard A. Petrocelli CPA (Age 54)
    Managing Director
  • Mr. Paul B. West
    Principal
  • Ms. Marissa Mann Andrews
    Principal
  • Mr. Thomas V. Inglesby J.D.
    MD & Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. John F. MacMurray
    MD & Portfolio Mang.













SAR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Saratoga Investment stock right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saratoga Investment in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" SAR shares.
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What is Saratoga Investment's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Saratoga Investment's stock. Their SAR share price forecasts range from $28.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $29.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have SAR shares performed in 2022?

Saratoga Investment's stock was trading at $29.38 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, SAR shares have decreased by 26.2% and is now trading at $21.68.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 41,900 shares, an increase of 31.3% from the August 15th total of 31,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 31,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Saratoga Investment's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 4th 2022.
View our SAR earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to Saratoga Investment's earnings call?

Saratoga Investment will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 5th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $18.68 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.79 million. Saratoga Investment had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.56% and a net margin of 31.95%.

How often does Saratoga Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Thursday, September 29th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.96%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 13th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.53.
Read our dividend analysis for SAR
.

Is Saratoga Investment a good dividend stock?

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.35%. SAR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 106.93%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, SAR will have a dividend payout ratio of 91.53% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for SAR.

What is Guy T. Kuster's approval rating as Saratoga Investment's CEO?

4 employees have rated Saratoga Investment Chief Executive Officer Guy T. Kuster on Glassdoor.com. Guy T. Kuster has an approval rating of 61% among the company's employees. This puts Guy T. Kuster in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Saratoga Investment own?
What is Saratoga Investment's stock symbol?

Saratoga Investment trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SAR."

How do I buy shares of Saratoga Investment?

Shares of SAR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Saratoga Investment's stock price today?

One share of SAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.68.

How much money does Saratoga Investment make?

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) has a market capitalization of $258.64 million and generates $70.74 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $45.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.02 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment's mailing address is 535 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The official website for the company is www.saratogainvestmentcorp.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (212) 906-7800, via email at ccrosetto@gsc.com, or via fax at 212-884-6184.

This page (NYSE:SAR) was last updated on 10/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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