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NYSE:SAR

Saratoga Investment - SAR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$26.83
-0.07 (-0.26%)
(As of 12/2/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$26.46
$27.09
50-Day Range
$20.36
$27.16
52-Week Range
$20.16
$29.65
Volume
34,763 shs
Average Volume
35,162 shs
Market Capitalization
$319.28 million
P/E Ratio
19.30
Dividend Yield
8.05%
Price Target
$27.33

Saratoga Investment MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.9% Upside
$27.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.06mentions of Saratoga Investment in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.91%
From $2.58 to $2.81 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.05 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

655th out of 891 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

36th out of 48 stocks

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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
1/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/13/2022
Dividend Payable
9/29/2022
Today
12/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
12/14/2022
Dividend Payable
1/04/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/04/2023
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
$27.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$45.74 million
Pretax Margin
35.08%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$70.74 million
Cash Flow
$2.30 per share
Book Value
$29.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
10,234,000
Market Cap
$319.28 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.36

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?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saratoga Investment in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating 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 2023?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Saratoga Investment's shares. Their SAR share price forecasts range from $25.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $27.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.9% 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 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, SAR stock has decreased by 8.7% and is now trading at $26.83.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 36,100 shares, an increase of 53.0% from the October 31st total of 23,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 36,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.0 days. Currently, 0.4% 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 Wednesday, January 4th 2023.
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How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January, 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.18. The financial services provider earned $16.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.39 million. Saratoga Investment had a net margin of 21.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.48%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share.

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 10.14%. The ex-dividend date 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 $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.05%. 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 155.40%. 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 76.87% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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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 shareholders include Advisors Asset Management Inc. (1.27%), Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (0.94%), Raymond James & Associates (0.72%), Private Advisor Group LLC (0.39%), Pictet North America Advisors SA (0.36%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.34%). 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 $26.83.

How much money does Saratoga Investment make?

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) has a market capitalization of $319.28 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 $1.39 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 12/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff