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

Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR): $26.36

-0.20 (-0.75%)

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  • SAR scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 81.96% of US stocks.
  • SAR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • SAR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

SAR Stock Summary

  • Saratoga Investment Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than only 17.37% of US listed stocks.
  • For SAR, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.1% of US equities we're observing.
  • Saratoga Investment Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -17.71%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 13.51% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Saratoga Investment Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be FCRD, LXP, OXSQ, ICMB, and BPY.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 41.67% higher, now standing at 5.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAR 2020-09-25 3.2 0.7 7.4 9.7
SAR 2016-07-27 3.2 0.8 13.0 14.1
SAR 2013-10-01 4.6 0.8 5.9 8.6
SAR 2012-08-13 4.6 0.7 6.1 5.4
SAR 2012-03-27 4.7 0.7 4.3 3.6
SAR 2010-08-31 2.3 0.5 -2.4 -4.7

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 $27.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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SAR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.36 52-week high $26.85
Prev. close $26.56 52-week low $15.00
Day low $26.21 Volume 41,000
Day high $26.70 Avg. volume 55,277
50-day MA $25.40 Dividend yield 6.53%
200-day MA $21.96 Market Cap 295.23M

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 Corp New Consensus Indicates Potential 6.3% Upside

Saratoga Investment Corp New with ticker code (SAR) now have 6 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Strong_Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 30 and 23 with a mean TP of 27.92. With the stocks previous close at 26.27 this would imply there is a potential upside of 6.3%. There is a 50 day moving average of 25.2 and the 200 day MA is 23.4. The market capitalisation for the company is $295m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="SAR" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Saratoga Investment Corp. is a business development company specializing in leveraged and management buyouts, acquisition financings, growth financings, rec...

DirectorsTalk | June 5, 2021

Saratoga Investment (SAR) Stock Up 3.2% on Dividend Hike

Saratoga Investment (SAR) hikes dividend by 2.3% to 44 cents, which drives shares higher.

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

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The Armchair Trader | June 1, 2021

Saratoga Investment Corp. Increases Quarterly Dividend by $0.01 to $0.44 per Share for the Quarter Ended May 31, 2021

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 (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 $0.44 per share for the fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2021, payable on June 29, 2021, to all stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2021. This is an increase of $0.01 per share from last quarter.

GlobeNewswire | May 27, 2021

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SAR Price Returns

1-mo 6.29%
3-mo 11.41%
6-mo 30.32%
1-year 73.77%
3-year 35.89%
5-year 141.85%
YTD 30.82%
2020 -10.92%
2019 34.20%
2018 -2.78%
2017 20.77%
2016 47.94%

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Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR) Stock Price | Nasdaq
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