Press coverage about Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE:SAR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Saratoga Investment Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8606645571989 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Saratoga Investment Corp (NYSE SAR) opened at $22.39 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 0.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The stock has a market capitalization of $134.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.57 and a beta of 0.48. Saratoga Investment Corp has a 52-week low of $17.56 and a 52-week high of $23.78.
Several research analysts have commented on SAR shares. Maxim Group started coverage on Saratoga Investment Corp in a report on Thursday, September 7th. They set a “buy” rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Saratoga Investment Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. National Securities started coverage on Saratoga Investment Corp in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott started coverage on Saratoga Investment Corp in a report on Friday, October 6th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Saratoga Investment Corp in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.33.
Saratoga Investment Corp. is a specialty finance company. The Company is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Company invests primarily in leveraged loans and mezzanine debt issued by private middle-market companies in the United States. Its investment objective is to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation from its investments.
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