Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR): Price and Financial Metrics

Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR): $20.77

-0.50 (-2.35%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where SAR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.68% of US stocks.
  • SAR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • SAR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

SAR Stock Summary

  • For SAR, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.97% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP's share price is greater than that of just 12.62% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -103.8%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 5.57% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP are HRZN, TPVG, TSLX, SLRC, and SAFE.
  • Visit SAR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, SAR's EV/EBIT ratio is 83.51% higher, now standing at 17.8.
  • SAR's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 189 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAR 2022-09-23 3.8 0.8 11.8 17.8
SAR 2022-09-22 3.9 0.8 12.2 18.0
SAR 2022-09-21 4.1 0.9 12.7 18.3
SAR 2022-09-20 4.1 0.9 12.8 18.3
SAR 2022-09-19 4.1 0.9 12.9 18.4
SAR 2022-09-16 4.2 0.9 13.2 18.5

SAR Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 76.73%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 209.5%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 48.28%.
Over the past 70 months, SAR's revenue has gone up $41,516,124.

The table below shows SAR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 72.6037 -181.5852 23.19925
2022-03-31 70.74056 -203.1336 45.73518
2021-12-31 67.97456 -52.30802 46.58631
2021-09-30 65.75521 -100.0174 44.61252
2021-06-30 61.16911 -130.9368 58.48138
2021-03-31 57.65026 -62.34641 14.77704

SAR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SAR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 44.13% of graded US stocks.
  • SAR's asset turnover comes in at 0.1 -- ranking 211th of 442 Trading stocks.
  • NAVI, MKTX, and SLG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SAR.

The table below shows SAR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 0.100 0.650 0.065
2021-05-31 0.099 0.645 0.084
2021-02-28 0.102 0.757 0.036
2020-11-30 0.107 0.701 0.063
2020-08-31 0.107 0.690 0.073
2020-05-31 0.110 0.684 0.054

SAR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SAR, see our SAR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $29.19 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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SAR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.77 52-week high $30.25
Prev. close $21.27 52-week low $20.77
Day low $20.77 Volume 49,900
Day high $21.49 Avg. volume 38,614
50-day MA $24.12 Dividend yield 10.4%
200-day MA $26.00 Market Cap 247.79M

Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR) Company Bio

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 company is based in New York City, New York.

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Below are the latest news stories about SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SAR as an investment opportunity.

Saratoga Investment Corp. Receives Approval of Third SBIC License Providing Up to $175 Million of Additional Growth Capital

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) (“Saratoga Investment” or “the Company”), a business development company, today announced that it has received notification from the Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) that the Company’s application for a third Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) license has been approved. The new SBIC license will provide up to $175 million in additional long-term capital in the form of SBA-guaranteed debentures, sub

Yahoo | September 29, 2022

Saratoga Investment Corp. to Report Fiscal Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results and Hold Conference Call

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR), a business development company, will report its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2022, on October 4, 2022, after market close. A conference call to discuss the financial results will be held on October 5, 2022. Details for the conference call are provided below. Who:Christian L. Oberbeck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Grisius, Chief Investment Officer Henri J. Steenkamp,

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

Urstadt Biddle Properties (UBA) Q3 FFO and Revenues Lag Estimates

Urstadt Biddle (UBA) delivered FFO and revenue surprises of -2.56% and 0.65%, respectively, for the quarter ended July 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

Investcorp (ICMB) Q4 Earnings Top Estimates

Investcorp (ICMB) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 13.33% and 5.19%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

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Michael Marcus on TipRanks | September 1, 2022

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SAR Price Returns

1-mo -11.74%
3-mo -12.50%
6-mo -20.46%
1-year -21.92%
3-year 6.23%
5-year 41.83%
YTD -23.62%
2021 51.00%
2020 -10.92%
2019 34.20%
2018 -2.78%
2017 20.77%

SAR Dividends

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