Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/27/16, Saratoga Investment Corporation New (SAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.43, payable on 8/9/16. As a percentage of SAR's recent stock price of $18.00, this dividend works out to approximately 2.39%, so look for shares of Saratoga Investment Corporation New to trade 2.39% lower — all else being equal — when SAR shares open for trading on 7/27/16.Below is a dividend history chart for SAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.43 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 9.56% 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: Looking at the chart above, SAR's low point in its 52 week range is $13.41 per share, with $17.999 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $17.91. In Monday trading, Saratoga Investment Corporation New shares are currently up about 1.6% on the day.
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