Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/14/17, Saratoga Investment Corporation New (SAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.48, payable on 9/26/17. As a percentage of SAR's recent stock price of $21.88, this dividend works out to approximately 2.19%, so look for shares of Saratoga Investment Corporation New to trade 2.19% lower — all else being equal — when SAR shares open for trading on 9/14/17.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.48 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 8.78% 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 $17.17 per share, with $23.78 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.88.

In Tuesday trading, Saratoga Investment Corporation New shares are currently up about 1% on the day.