Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/14, Saratoga Investment Corporation New (SAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 11/28/14. As a percentage of SAR's recent stock price of $15.25, this dividend works out to approximately 1.18%, so look for shares of Saratoga Investment Corporation New to trade 1.18% lower — all else being equal — when SAR shares open for trading on 10/30/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by Saratoga Investment Corporation New:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SAR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.72% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SAR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Saratoga Investment Corporation New 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SAR's low point in its 52 week range is $14.69 per share, with $19.86 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.25.

In Tuesday trading, Saratoga Investment Corporation New shares are currently trading flat on the day.