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NYSE:SAR

Saratoga Investment Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

$23.20
+0.35 (+1.53 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 10:49 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.09
Now: $23.20
$23.23
50-Day Range
$20.79
MA: $22.89
$24.20
52-Week Range
$5.94
Now: $23.20
$26.79
Volume27 shs
Average Volume73,760 shs
Market Capitalization$259.14 million
P/E Ratio8.03
Dividend Yield7.18%
Beta1.68

Short Interest

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume31,700 shares
Previous Short Volume27,900 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+13.62%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$751,607.00
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover0.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares8,710,000 shares
Float Size7,960,000 shares
Short Percent of Float0.40%
Today's Trading Volume27 shares
Average Trading Volume73,760 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average-99.96%

Short Interest Over Time


Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/202131,700 shares $751,607.00 +13.6%0.4%0.5 $23.71
1/15/202127,900 shares $597,060.00 -5.7%0.4%0.5 $21.40
12/31/202026,700 shares $603,153.00 -30.1%0.3%0.6 $22.59
12/15/202026,700 shares $550,554.00 -30.1%0.3%0.6 $20.62
11/30/202038,200 shares $804,492.00 +3.5%0.5%0.8 $21.06
11/15/202036,900 shares $816,597.00 -13.6%0.5%0.8 $22.13
10/30/202042,700 shares $843,325.00 +26.0%0.5%0.9 $19.75
10/15/202033,900 shares $617,658.00 -31.0%0.4%0.7 $18.22
9/30/202049,100 shares $970,707.00 +36.0%0.6%0.9 $19.77
9/15/202036,100 shares $604,675.00 -25.6%0.5%0.6 $16.75
8/31/202048,500 shares $819,165.00 +12.3%0.6%0.7 $16.89
8/14/202043,200 shares $750,384.00 -13.8%0.6%0.5 $17.37
7/31/202050,100 shares $918,834.00 -39.5%0.6%0.6 $18.34
7/15/202082,800 shares $1.43 million -34.4%1.0%0.8 $17.27
6/30/2020126,200 shares $2.13 million +38.1%1.6%1.1 $16.89
6/15/202091,400 shares $1.40 million +76.1%1.1%0.7 $15.28
5/29/202051,900 shares $834,552.00 -24.0%0.6%0.3 $16.08
5/15/202068,300 shares $1.04 million -3.8%0.8%0.4 $15.18
4/30/202071,000 shares $1.12 million -28.6%0.9%0.5 $15.77
4/15/202099,500 shares $1.29 million -32.1%1.2%0.7 $13.01
3/31/2020146,600 shares $2.00 million +13.6%1.8%1 $13.65
3/13/2020129,100 shares $1.80 million +32.0%1.6%1.3 $13.91
2/28/202097,800 shares $902,694.00 -12.3%1.2%1 $9.23
2/14/2020111,500 shares $2.51 million -2.5%1.4%1.3 $22.54
1/31/2020114,300 shares $2.99 million +362.8%1.5%1.3 $26.15

Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Saratoga Investment's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Saratoga Investment shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, investors have sold 31,700 shares of SAR short. 0.40% of Saratoga Investment's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest percentage for Saratoga Investment?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 0.40% of Saratoga Investment's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is Saratoga Investment's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Saratoga Investment saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 31,700 shares, an increase of 13.6% from the previous total of 27,900 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is Saratoga Investment's float size?

Saratoga Investment currently has issued a total of 11,170,000 shares. Some of Saratoga Investment's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. Saratoga Investment currently has a public float of 7,960,000 shares.

How does Saratoga Investment's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.40% of Saratoga Investment's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "investment advice" compare to Saratoga Investment: Pzena Investment Management, Inc (0.96%), GCM Grosvenor Inc. (16.28%), Barings BDC, Inc. (0.00%), Diamond Hill Investment Group, Inc. (1.77%), Puyi Inc. (0.00%), Fidus Investment Co. (0.91%), Value Line, Inc. (1.19%), Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. (1.00%), Monroe Capital Co. (0.69%), and Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (1.13%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Saratoga Investment stock?

Short selling SAR is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Saratoga Investment as its price is falling. Saratoga Investment's stock is trading up $0.35 today. To short Saratoga Investment stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Saratoga Investment will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Saratoga Investment?

A short squeeze for Saratoga Investment occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of SAR, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Saratoga Investment's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including SAR, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.



This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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