Saratoga Investment Corp Company Profile (NYSE:SAR)

About Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)

Saratoga Investment Corp logoSaratoga Investment Corp. is a specialty finance company. The Company is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company invests primarily in leveraged loans and mezzanine debt issued by private middle-market companies in the United States. Its investment objective is to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation from its investments. It purchases mezzanine debt and makes equity investments in middle market companies. It may invest in other investments, such as investments in distressed debt, including securities of companies in bankruptcy, foreign debt, private equity, securities of public companies that are not thinly traded and structured finance vehicles, such as collateralized loan obligation funds. Its leveraged loan portfolio consists primarily of first lien and second lien term loans. The Company's investment activities are externally managed and advised by Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $122.62 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,967,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.77
  • 52 Week Range: $17.17 - $23.78
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.98
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $33.96 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.61
  • Book Value: $21.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.95
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.88
  • Dividend Yield: 9.1%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 26.84%
  • Return on Equity: 8.03%
  • Return on Assets: 3.19%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 0.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.15%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 24,731 shs.
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Short Ratio: 0.16
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)

What is Saratoga Investment Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

Saratoga Investment Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Tuesday, June 27th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 9.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. This is a positive change from Saratoga Investment Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. View Saratoga Investment Corp's Dividend History.

How were Saratoga Investment Corp's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 12th. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $8.71 million for the quarter. Saratoga Investment Corp had a return on equity of 8.03% and a net margin of 26.84%. View Saratoga Investment Corp's Earnings History.

When will Saratoga Investment Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Saratoga Investment Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 11th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Saratoga Investment Corp.

Who are some of Saratoga Investment Corp's key competitors?

Who are Saratoga Investment Corp's key executives?

Saratoga Investment Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Christian L. Oberbeck, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael J. Grisius, President, Director
  • Henri J. Steenkamp, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Steven M. Looney, Independent Director
  • Charles S. Whitman III, Independent Director
  • G. Cabell Williams III, Independent Director

Who owns Saratoga Investment Corp stock?

Saratoga Investment Corp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cue Financial Group Inc. (0.67%), Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware (0.48%), Weber Alan W (0.29%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.25%), Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd (0.18%) and GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.17%). Company insiders that own Saratoga Investment Corp stock include Christian L Oberbeck and Steven M Looney. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Saratoga Investment Corp.

Who sold Saratoga Investment Corp stock? Who is selling Saratoga Investment Corp stock?

Saratoga Investment Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saratoga Investment Corp.

Who bought Saratoga Investment Corp stock? Who is buying Saratoga Investment Corp stock?

Saratoga Investment Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp and Legal & General Group Plc. Company insiders that have bought Saratoga Investment Corp stock in the last two years include Christian L Oberbeck and Steven M Looney. View Insider Buying and Selling for Saratoga Investment Corp.

How do I buy Saratoga Investment Corp stock?

Shares of Saratoga Investment Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Saratoga Investment Corp's stock price today?

One share of Saratoga Investment Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.55.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE SAR)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  44 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  107
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Earnings by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE SAR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/11/2017        
7/12/2017Q1 2018$0.47$0.60$8.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/18/2017Q4 2017$0.26$0.19$8.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/11/2017Q317$0.65$0.27$8.44 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/12/2016Q217$0.45$0.45$8.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/13/2016Q117$0.51$0.46$7.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/17/2016Q416$0.40$0.45$7.13 million$7.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/13/2016Q316$0.49$0.42$7.00 million$6.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/13/2015Q216$0.49$0.22$7.20 million$7.76 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/14/2015Q116$0.44$0.33$6.82 million$7.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2015Q415$0.45$0.53$7.04 million$7.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2015Q315$0.42$0.53$6.83 million$7.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/14/2014Q215$0.37$0.43$6.40 million$6.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/14/2014Q115$0.36$0.33$6.35 million$6.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014$0.44$0.27$6.08 million$5.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2014Nov 2013$0.44$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2013Q214($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.68 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.06 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Most Recent Dividend:6/27/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.88
Dividend Yield:9.15%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:118.99% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
111.90% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
91.26% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE SAR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/30/2017Quarterly$0.478.5%6/13/20176/15/20176/27/2017
2/28/2017quarterly$0.468.09%3/13/20173/15/20173/28/2017
1/12/2017quarterly$0.458.78%1/27/20171/31/20172/9/2017
10/12/2016Quarterly$0.449.66%10/27/201610/31/201611/9/2016
8/9/2016special$0.209.84%8/22/20168/24/20169/5/2016
7/14/2016quarterly$0.4310%7/27/20167/29/20168/9/2016
4/1/2016quarterly$0.4110.25%4/13/20164/15/20164/27/2016
1/14/2016quarterly$0.4010.88%1/28/20162/1/20162/29/2016
10/15/2015quarterly$0.368.85%10/29/201511/2/201511/30/2015
7/15/2015quarterly$0.337.72%7/30/20158/3/20158/31/2015
5/14/2015special$1.006.11%5/21/20155/26/20156/5/2015
4/9/2015quarterly$0.276.67%4/30/20155/4/20155/29/2015
9/24/2014quarterly$0.225.45%1/29/20152/2/20152/27/2015
9/24/2014quarterly$0.185.45%10/30/201411/3/201411/28/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 32.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 16.24%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/6/2016Christian L OberbeckCEOBuy1,586$17.08$27,088.88View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Steven M LooneyDirectorBuy500$14.53$7,265.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015George Cabell Williams IIIDirectorBuy5,199$15.35$79,804.65View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015George Cabell Williams IIIDirectorBuy6,301$15.09$95,082.09View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
Latest Headlines for Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR)
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americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) versus iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) and Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 12:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) and CM Finance (CMFN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 7:12 AM
bizjournals.com logoSaratoga gets most investment of any county in the state
www.bizjournals.com - August 4 at 7:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) and PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) and iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 7:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SAR earnings conference call or presentation 13-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 8:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 12:54 PM
zacks.com logoSaratoga Investment (SAR) Jumps: Stock Adds 5.6% in Session
www.zacks.com - July 6 at 8:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. to Report First Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 9:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (sar) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.47
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.47 per Share
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Strengthens Base of Liquidity
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SAR earnings conference call or presentation 17-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:57 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSaratoga Investment's (SAR) CEO Christian Oberbeck on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 17 at 7:38 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Saratoga Investment reports Q4 earnings per share $0.22
www.reuters.com - May 17 at 7:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 12:26 PM
bizjournals.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Year End and Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results
www.bizjournals.com - May 16 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Receives News Impact Rating of -0.12
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Analysis Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. to Report Fiscal Year End and Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 7:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $20.00 Target Price for Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 10:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Cut to "C+" at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:45 PM
thestreet.com logoSaratoga Investment New Enters Oversold Territory
www.thestreet.com - April 7 at 8:04 PM
bizjournals.com logoSaratoga Lake business expanding with 50-foot boat purchase
www.bizjournals.com - March 29 at 9:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Set $18.50 Price Target for Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 11:52 AM
prnewswire.com logoFlat Rock Global Launches Investment Firm Focused on Yield-Driven Investment Strategies
www.prnewswire.com - March 16 at 12:58 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Saratoga Investment Corp says board increased quarterly dividend to $0.46 per share
www.reuters.com - February 28 at 7:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Increases Quarterly Dividend to $0.46 per Share
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 12:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:06 am Saratoga Investment increases quarterly dividend to $0.46/share from $0.45/share
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 12:08 PM
bizjournals.com logoQuad/Graphics engineers turnaround in 2016
www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 9:44 AM
bizjournals.com logoCumberland Farms bets big on Albany region
www.bizjournals.com - February 16 at 7:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoCumberland Farms bets big on Albany region
www.bizjournals.com - February 16 at 7:21 PM
seekingalpha.com logoA Safe 8.4% Yielder With 10 Straight Dividend Increases
seekingalpha.com - February 6 at 8:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - January 13 at 2:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SAR earnings conference call or presentation 12-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 2:23 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 Saratoga Investment Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 12 at 9:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaratoga Investment Corp. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 3:42 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Saratoga Investment Corp Q3 earnings per share $0.27
www.reuters.com - January 11 at 10:23 PM
bizjournals.com logoSaratoga County agency backs tax breaks for $15.9 million distribution center project
www.bizjournals.com - January 10 at 10:24 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Saratoga Investment completes public offering of notes due 2023
www.reuters.com - December 22 at 8:04 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo3:24 am Saratoga Investment prices offering of $65 mln 6.75% Notes due 2023
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 14 at 10:00 PM
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www.bizjournals.com - December 10 at 8:25 AM

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