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SAR - Saratoga Investment Share Price

$25.18 -0.6  -2.3%

Last Trade - 10/05/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £206.6m
Enterprise Value £380.7m
Revenue £42.3m
Position in Universe 4199th / 6855
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1m -2.52%
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52w High -3.41%
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Year End 29th Feb 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022E 2023E CAGR / Avg
27.4 30.1 33.2 38.6 47.7 58.4 55.8 61.0 +16.4%
+18.4 +2.1 +7.2 +31.2 -10.5 +134.2 -83.9 +102.4
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 28 February 2021, SaratogaInvestment Corp revenues decreased 1% to $57.7M. Net incomedecreased 73% to $14.8M. Revenues reflect Payment in kindinterest income decrease of 95% to $163K, Structuring andadvisory fee income decrease of 59% to $2.2M, Other incomedecrease of 39% to $1.3M. Net income also reflects Netrealized gain/loss from investment decrease from $42.9M(income) to $8.7M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Saratoga Investment Corp. is a specialty finance company. It provides customized financing solutions to the United States' middle-market businesses. The Company primarily invests in senior and unitranche leveraged loans and mezzanine debt and, to a lesser extent, equity issued by private United States middle-market companies. The Company’s investment objective is to create attractive risk-adjusted returns by generating current income and long-term capital appreciation from its investments. Its investments generally provide financing for change of ownership transactions. The Company’s portfolio is comprised primarily of investments in leveraged loans issued by middle-market companies. The Company also invests in mezzanine debt and make equity investments in middle-market companies. Mezzanine debt is typically unsecured and subordinated to senior debt of the portfolio company. The Company's investment activities are externally managed and advised by Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC.

Last Annual February 29th, 2020
Last Interim November 30th, 2020
Incorporated March 21, 2007
Public Since August 13, 2010
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: n/a
Sector Financials
Industry Investment Banking & Investment Services
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 11,199,995
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Latest News for SAR
Upcoming Events for SAR
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Dividend For SAF.N - 0.4036 USD
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Dividend For SAK.N - 0.4682 USD
Tuesday 6th July, 2021 Estimate
Q1 2022 Saratoga Investment Corp Earnings Release
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Frequently Asked Questions for Saratoga Investment
What is the Saratoga Investment share price?

As of 10/05/21, shares in Saratoga Investment are trading at $25.18, giving the company a market capitalisation of £206.6m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Saratoga Investment share price performed this year?

Shares in Saratoga Investment are currently trading at $25.18 and the price has moved by 84.86% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Saratoga Investment price has moved by 28.91% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Saratoga Investment?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Saratoga Investment, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Saratoga Investment is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Saratoga Investment next release its financial results?

Saratoga Investment is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-11-30
What is the Saratoga Investment dividend yield?

The Saratoga Investment dividend yield is 6.95% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Saratoga Investment pay a dividend?

Last year, Saratoga Investment paid a total dividend of 1.79, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 6.95%. Looking ahead, Saratoga Investment has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Saratoga Investment next pay dividends?

Saratoga Investment has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Saratoga Investment shares is currently 6.95%.

How do I buy Saratoga Investment shares?

To buy shares in Saratoga Investment you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Saratoga Investment?

Shares in Saratoga Investment are currently trading at $25.18, giving the company a market capitalisation of £206.6m.

Where are Saratoga Investment shares listed? Where are Saratoga Investment shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Saratoga Investment:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: SAR
What kind of share is Saratoga Investment?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Saratoga Investment is currently classified as a Turnaround. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Saratoga Investment share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Saratoga Investment are currently priced at $25.18. At that level they are trading at 0.08% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Saratoga Investment currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.992 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Saratoga Investment share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Saratoga Investment. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 16.45%. At the current price of $25.18, shares in Saratoga Investment are trading at 22.7% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Saratoga Investment PE Ratio?

The Saratoga Investment PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 8.49. The shares are currently trading at $25.18.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Saratoga Investment?

Saratoga Investment's management team is headed by:

G. Cabell Williams - IND
Steven Looney - IND
Charles Whitman - IND
christian Oberbeck - CHM
Henri Steenkamp - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Saratoga Investment?

Here are the top five shareholders of Saratoga Investment based on the size of their shareholding:

BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 10.96% (1.23m shares)
BMO Asset Management Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.96% (1.23m shares)
Oberbeck Christian L Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 8.72% (977k shares)
Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. Private Equity
Percentage owned: 8.13% (911k shares)
Oberbeck (Elizabeth Birkelund) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 4.9% (549k shares)
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