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

Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR): $27.94

-0.70 (-2.44%)

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SAR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.94 52-week high $28.87
Prev. close $28.64 52-week low $20.16
Day low $27.76 Volume 95,800
Day high $28.87 Avg. volume 51,776
50-day MA $24.97 Dividend yield 9.64%
200-day MA $24.96 Market Cap 331.40M

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  • SAR scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 93.17% of US stocks.
  • SAR's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • SAR ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 39th percentile.

SAR Stock Summary

  • For SAR, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.85% of US equities we're observing.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP comes in at 40.09%, a number that bests 84.16% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for SAR comes in at -53.88% -- higher than that of only 9.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP are FDUS, PSEC, OFS, GLAD, and HRZN.
  • Visit SAR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SAR Valuation Summary

  • SAR's price/earnings ratio is 12.7; this is 49.41% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 197 months, SAR's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAR 2023-05-19 3.2 0.9 12.7 16.0
SAR 2023-05-18 3.1 0.9 12.6 16.0
SAR 2023-05-17 3.1 0.9 12.4 15.9
SAR 2023-05-16 3.0 0.9 12.2 15.8
SAR 2023-05-15 3.0 0.9 12.0 15.7
SAR 2023-05-12 3.0 0.9 12.0 15.7

SAR Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -324.72%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -225.81%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 389.47%.
SAR's revenue has moved up $52,612,630 over the prior 70 months.

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
2022-12-31 85.76978 -309.1301 13.88018
2022-09-30 76.01486 -271.3768 16.20603
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

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)

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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Latest SAR News From Around the Web

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's (NYSE:SAR) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.70

Saratoga Investment Corp. ( NYSE:SAR ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend from last year's...

Yahoo | June 1, 2023

Saratoga Investment Corp. Increases Quarterly Dividend by $0.01, or 1.4%, to $0.70 per Share for the Fiscal First Quarter Ended May 31, 2023

NEW YORK, May 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) (“Saratoga Investment” or “the Company”), a business development company, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.70 per share for the fiscal first quarter ended May 31, 2023, an increase of $0.01 from $0.69 per share in the prior fiscal fourth quarter, and the thirteenth quarterly dividend increase in a row. This dividend is payable on June 29, 2023, to all stockholders of

Yahoo | May 22, 2023

Best Income Stocks to Buy for May 8th

SAR, KHC and VEOEY made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) income stocks list on May 8, 2023.

Yahoo | May 8, 2023

Q4 2023 Saratoga Investment Corp Earnings Call

Q4 2023 Saratoga Investment Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

Saratoga Investment (SAR) Surpasses Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Saratoga Investment (SAR) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 22.50% and 15.90%, respectively, for the quarter ended February 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 2, 2023

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SAR Price Returns

1-mo 14.79%
3-mo 3.63%
6-mo 15.00%
1-year 16.04%
3-year 122.89%
5-year 77.82%
YTD 12.65%
2022 -3.82%
2021 51.00%
2020 -10.92%
2019 34.20%
2018 -2.78%

SAR Dividends

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