Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 3/13/18, Saratoga Investment Corp New (SAR - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.50, payable on 3/26/18. As a percentage of SAR's recent stock price of $22.03, this dividend works out to approximately 2.27%, so look for shares of Saratoga Investment Corp New to trade 2.27% lower — all else being equal — when SAR shares open for trading on 3/13/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SAR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.50 declared by Saratoga Investment Corp 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 9.08% 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 Corp New 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SAR's low point in its 52 week range is $19.62 per share, with $23.67 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $22.03.

In Friday trading, Saratoga Investment Corp New shares are currently down about 0.5% on the day.