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NYSE:SARSaratoga Investment Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.01 (+0.06 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.58
50-Day Range
MA: $16.59
52-Week Range
Now: $17.58
Volume70,454 shs
Average Volume120,713 shs
Market Capitalization$197.21 million
P/E Ratio6.63
Dividend Yield9.11%
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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Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.62 out of 5 stars

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Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.45 million
Cash Flow$2.24 per share
Book Value$27.21 per share


Net Income$55.74 million


Market Cap$197.21 million
Next Earnings Date10/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
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Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Saratoga Investment's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Saratoga Investment's stock was trading at $21.74 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SAR shares have decreased by 19.1% and is now trading at $17.58.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Saratoga Investment?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saratoga Investment in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Saratoga Investment's next earnings date?

Saratoga Investment is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 14th 2020.
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How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 8th. The financial services provider reported ($2.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $2.54. The financial services provider had revenue of $13.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.54 million. Saratoga Investment had a return on equity of 8.92% and a net margin of 43.11%.
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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, July 7th. Investors of record on Monday, July 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, August 12th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.10%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 24th.
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What price target have analysts set for SAR?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Saratoga Investment's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Saratoga Investment's share price to reach $22.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Saratoga Investment been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SAR stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Saratoga Investment earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 82,800 shares, a decline of 34.4% from the June 30th total of 126,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 109,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. Approximately 1.0% 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 (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael J. Grisius, Pres & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Henri J. Steenkamp, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec., Treasurer & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Adam Prior, Sr. VP
  • Mr. Joseph Burkhart, Managing Director of Bus. Devel.

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.66%), PFG Advisors (0.35%), Ahrens Investment Partners LLC (0.27%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.16%), Virtus ETF Advisers LLC (0.16%) and D.A. Davidson & CO. (0.15%). 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 institutional investors are selling Saratoga Investment stock?

SAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., and PFG Advisors.
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Which institutional investors are buying Saratoga Investment stock?

SAR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, Ahrens Investment Partners LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., and Synovus Financial Corp. 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 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 $17.58.

How big of a company is Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment has a market capitalization of $197.21 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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