Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/13/17, Saratoga Investment Corporation New (SAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.46, payable on 3/28/17. As a percentage of SAR's recent stock price of $23.69, this dividend works out to approximately 1.94%, so look for shares of Saratoga Investment Corporation New to trade 1.94% lower — all else being equal — when SAR shares open for trading on 3/13/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.46 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 7.77% 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 $14.15 per share, with $23.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $23.69.

In Thursday trading, Saratoga Investment Corporation New shares are currently up about 1.1% on the day.