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QQQ   383.13
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QQQ   383.13

Saratoga Investment Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-0.75%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
55,792 shs
Average Volume
49,427 shs
Market Capitalization
$329.59 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Saratoga Investment

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Investment advice
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$57.65 million
Cash Flow
$2.15 per share
Book Value
$27.23 per share


Net Income
$14.78 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$329.59 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.07 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

629th out of 1,333 stocks

Investment Advice Industry

33rd out of 59 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Saratoga Investment a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Saratoga Investment in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Saratoga Investment stock.
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How has Saratoga Investment's stock price 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. Since then, SAR stock has increased by 33.4% and is now trading at $29.00.
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Are investors shorting Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 39,900 shares, a decrease of 30.1% from the October 31st total of 57,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 45,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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, January 5th 2022.
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How were Saratoga Investment's earnings last quarter?

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 4th. The financial services provider reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.18. The financial services provider had revenue of $18.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.67 million. Saratoga Investment had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 67.85%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.49 EPS.
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How often does Saratoga Investment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.53 per share on Wednesday, January 19th. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.31%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 3rd. This is an increase from Saratoga Investment's previous quarterly dividend of $0.52.
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Is Saratoga Investment a good dividend stock?

Saratoga Investment pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.12%. SAR has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Saratoga Investment 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 of Saratoga Investment is 52.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Saratoga Investment will have a dividend payout ratio of 92.04% 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?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Saratoga Investment's stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Saratoga Investment's stock price to reach $29.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Saratoga Investment's key executives?

Saratoga Investment's management team includes the following people:
  • Chris L. Oberbeck, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Henri J. Steenkamp, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer & Director
  • Karina Martinez, Administrative Assistant
  • Joseph S. Burkhart, Managing Director & Head-Business Development
  • Jeannette Hill, Controller

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.

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc. (1.13%), Putnam Investments LLC (0.76%), Raymond James & Associates (0.74%), LPL Financial LLC (0.68%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (0.45%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.38%). Company insiders that own Saratoga Investment stock include Christian L Oberbeck, George Cabell Williams III and Henri J Steenkamp.
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Which major investors are selling Saratoga Investment stock?

SAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Putnam Investments LLC, PFG Advisors, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., and National Asset Management Inc..
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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 Advisory Research Inc., Morgan Stanley, Davidson Trust Co., Ahrens Investment Partners LLC, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, LPL Financial LLC, and Cetera Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Saratoga Investment stock in the last two years include 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.
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What is Saratoga Investment's stock price today?

One share of SAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.00.

How much money does Saratoga Investment make?

Saratoga Investment has a market capitalization of $329.59 million and generates $57.65 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $14.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.99 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Saratoga Investment have?

Saratoga Investment employs 5 workers across the globe.

What is Saratoga Investment's official website?

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

Where are Saratoga Investment's headquarters?

Saratoga Investment is headquartered at 535 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 212-884-6184.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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