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

Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR): $27.05

0.14 (+0.52%)

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  • SAR scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 95.76% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SAR is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SAR's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 24.46% of US stocks).

SAR Stock Summary

  • For SAR, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.92% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 53.01%, SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 81.3% of about US stocks.
  • SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -66.34%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 8.05% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP are HRZN, PSEC, GLAD, TPVG, and OFS.
  • SAR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP's official web site, go to

SAR Valuation Summary

  • SAR's price/earnings ratio is 23.2; this is 103.51% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • SAR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 916.4 over the prior 193 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SAR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SAR 2023-01-23 3.8 1 23.2 22.6
SAR 2023-01-20 3.7 1 23.1 22.6
SAR 2023-01-19 3.7 1 23.1 22.6
SAR 2023-01-18 3.7 1 23.2 22.6
SAR 2023-01-17 3.8 1 23.3 22.6
SAR 2023-01-13 3.7 1 23.2 22.6

SAR Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -324.72%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 209.5%.
  • 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)

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SAR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.05 52-week high $28.44
Prev. close $26.91 52-week low $20.16
Day low $26.96 Volume 66,600
Day high $27.37 Avg. volume 46,039
50-day MA $26.24 Dividend yield 10.06%
200-day MA $24.71 Market Cap 321.65M

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.

Why Saratoga Investment (SAR) Might be Well Poised for a Surge

Saratoga Investment (SAR) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

Yahoo | January 17, 2023

New Forecasts: Here's What Analysts Think The Future Holds For Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR)

Celebrations may be in order for Saratoga Investment Corp. ( NYSE:SAR ) shareholders, with the analysts delivering a...

Yahoo | January 13, 2023

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript January 11, 2023 Operator: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to Saratoga Investment Corp.’s Fiscal Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results Conference Call. Please note that today’s call is being recorded. During today’s presentation, all parties will be in a listen-only mode. […]

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

Saratoga Investment Third Quarter 2023 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Lags

Saratoga Investment ( NYSE:SAR ) Third Quarter 2023 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$26.3m (up 59% from 3Q...

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

Saratoga Investment (SAR) Surpasses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Saratoga Investment (SAR) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 14.93% and 10.02%, respectively, for the quarter ended November 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 10, 2023

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SAR Price Returns

1-mo 6.12%
3-mo 22.27%
6-mo 18.79%
1-year 12.18%
3-year 23.61%
5-year 94.69%
YTD 6.12%
2022 -3.82%
2021 51.00%
2020 -10.92%
2019 34.20%
2018 -2.78%

SAR Dividends

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