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Saratoga Investment Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.12 (+0.51 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.80
50-Day Range
MA: $21.53
52-Week Range
Now: $23.80
Volume117,025 shs
Average Volume83,667 shs
Market Capitalization$265.85 million
P/E Ratio8.24
Dividend Yield6.93%
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. It seeks to invest in the United States. The firm primarily invests $5 million to $20 million in companies having EBITDA of $2 million or greater and revenues of $8 million to $150 million. 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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Overall MarketRank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

547th out of 1,933 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

26th out of 65 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.45 million
Cash Flow$2.33 per share
Book Value$26.84 per share


Net Income$55.74 million


Market Cap$265.85 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
+0.12 (+0.51 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Saratoga Investment's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Saratoga Investment's stock was trading at $21.74 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SAR shares have increased by 9.5% and is now trading at $23.80.
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Is Saratoga Investment a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saratoga Investment in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Saratoga Investment stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Saratoga Investment?

Wall Street analysts have given Saratoga Investment a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Saratoga Investment wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Guy T. Kuster's approval rating as Saratoga Investment's CEO?

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

When is Saratoga Investment's next earnings date?

Saratoga Investment is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.10. Saratoga Investment had a net margin of 54.72% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.97%.
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How often does Saratoga Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Wednesday, February 10th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.06%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 25th. This is an increase from Saratoga Investment's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is Saratoga Investment a good dividend stock?

Saratoga Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.93%. SAR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Saratoga Investment is 65.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Saratoga Investment will have a dividend payout ratio of 79.61% in the coming year. This indicates that Saratoga Investment may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SAR?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Saratoga Investment's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Saratoga Investment's stock price to reach $22.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.9%.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,700 shares, a drop of 30.1% from the December 15th total of 38,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 48,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Saratoga Investment's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Saratoga Investment own?

Who are Saratoga Investment's key executives?

Saratoga Investment's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christian L. Oberbeck, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61)
  • Mr. Henri J. Steenkamp, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec., Treasurer, CFO & Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Michael Joseph Grisius, Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Adam Prior, Sr. VP
  • Mr. Joeseph Burkhart, Managing Director & Head of Bus. Devel.
  • Mr. Paul B. West, Principal
  • Mr. Nicholas Martino, Principal
  • Mr. Thomas V. Inglesby J.D., MD & Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. John F. MacMurray, MD & Portfolio Mang.
  • Mr. Charles G. Phillips IV, Managing Director & Portfolio Mang. (Age 73)

What is Saratoga Investment's stock symbol?

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

Who are Saratoga Investment's major shareholders?

Saratoga Investment's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include International Assets Investment Management LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Saratoga Investment stock include (Tony) Kiernan Anthony, Christian L Oberbeck, George Cabell Williams III and Henri J Steenkamp.
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Which major investors are buying Saratoga Investment stock?

SAR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including International Assets Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Saratoga Investment stock in the last two years include (Tony) Kiernan Anthony, Christian L Oberbeck, George Cabell Williams III, and Henri J Steenkamp.
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How do I buy shares of Saratoga Investment?

Shares of SAR 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.

What is Saratoga Investment's stock price today?

One share of SAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.80.

How big of a company is Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment has a market capitalization of $265.85 million and generates $58.45 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $55.74 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.49 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Saratoga Investment's official website?

The official website for Saratoga Investment is www.saratogainvestmentcorp.com.

How can I contact Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment's mailing address is 535 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-906-7800 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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