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NYSE:SAR

Saratoga Investment - SAR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$26.87
+0.07 (+0.26%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.65
$27.15
50-Day Range
$25.02
$27.15
52-Week Range
$20.16
$28.44
Volume
26,780 shs
Average Volume
45,940 shs
Market Capitalization
$319.48 million
P/E Ratio
22.97
Dividend Yield
10.15%
Price Target
$27.63

Saratoga Investment MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.8% Upside
$27.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of Saratoga Investment in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.96%
From $2.83 to $3.31 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.44 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

304th out of 858 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

21st out of 46 stocks

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About Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Stock

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE: SAR) is a publicly traded business development company (BDC) that provides customized financing solutions for middle market companies located in the United States. Saratoga's senior investment professionals have over 200 years of combined experience investing in more than $4 billion in middle market businesses.

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SAR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
12/14/2022
Dividend Payable
1/04/2023
Last Earnings
1/10/2023
Today
2/04/2023
Fiscal Year End
2/28/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/03/2023

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
$27.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+2.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$45.74 million
Pretax Margin
36.55%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$70.74 million
Cash Flow
$2.31 per share
Book Value
$28.24 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
10,226,000
Market Cap
$319.48 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.37

Key Executives

  • Chris Long Oberbeck
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Henri Johann Steenkamp
    CFO, Secretary, Treasurer & Director
  • Rochelle Kracoff
    Assistant Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mike Grisius
    Chief Investment Officer
  • Karina Martinez
    Administrative Assistant













SAR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Saratoga Investment stock right now?

2 Wall Street research 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 research analysts is that investors should "buy" SAR shares.
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What is Saratoga Investment's stock price forecast for 2023?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Saratoga Investment's stock. Their SAR share price forecasts range from $25.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $27.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have SAR shares performed in 2023?

Saratoga Investment's stock was trading at $25.49 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SAR shares have increased by 5.4% and is now trading at $26.87.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 40,400 shares, a drop of 16.0% from the December 15th total of 48,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 35,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the company 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 Wednesday, May 3rd 2023.
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How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 10th. The financial services provider reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $26.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.87 million. Saratoga Investment had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.40% and a net margin of 16.18%.

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

Saratoga Investment announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.68 per share on Wednesday, January 4th. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.54.
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Is Saratoga Investment a good dividend stock?

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.15%. SAR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 232.48%. 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 82.18% 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."

Who are Saratoga Investment's major shareholders?

Saratoga Investment's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (0.95%), Private Advisor Group LLC (0.46%), Claybrook Capital LLC (0.27%), PFG Advisors (0.24%), D.A. Davidson & CO. (0.17%) and Simplex Trading LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Christian L Oberbeck, George Cabell Williams III, Henri J Steenkamp and Steven M Looney.
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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 $26.87.

How much money does Saratoga Investment make?

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) has a market capitalization of $319.48 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 $1.17 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 2/5/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff