MSC Industrial Direct Co (MSM) to pay $0.75 on Feb 5, 2020; Saratoga Investment Corp. (SAR) Had 4 Bullish Analysts

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Among 5 analysts covering Saratoga Investment (NYSE:SAR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Saratoga Investment has $27.7500 highest and $2600 lowest target. $26.85’s average target is -2.93% below currents $27.66 stock price. Saratoga Investment had 9 analyst reports since August 29, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Compass Point to “Buy” on Thursday, January 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 13 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 11 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Thursday, October 10. See Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) latest ratings:

13/01/2020 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: $26.0000 New Target: $27.5000 Maintain
13/01/2020 Broker: Ladenburg Thalmann Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/01/2020 Broker: Compass Point Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy New Target: $27.7500 Upgrade
19/12/2019 Broker: National Securities Rating: Neutral New Target: $26.0000 Initiates Coverage On
11/10/2019 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $26 Maintain
10/10/2019 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $27 Maintain
04/10/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Hold Upgrade
21/09/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Downgrade
29/08/2019 Broker: Aegis Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0000 Initiates Coverage On

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) is expected to pay $0.75 on Feb 5, 2020. (NYSE:MSM) shareholders before Jan 21, 2020 will receive the $0.75 dividend. MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc’s current price of $76.95 translates into 0.97% yield. MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc’s dividend has Jan 22, 2020 as record date. Dec 17, 2019 is the announcement. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $76.95. About 604,837 shares traded or 7.67% up from the average. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has declined 13.96% since January 16, 2019 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.96% the S&P500. Some Historical MSM News: 05/04/2018 – MSC Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; 09/03/2018 MSC Industrial Supply Co. To Webcast Review Of 2018 Fiscal Second Quarter Results; 11/05/2018 – Citadel Adds Cabot Oil, Exits MSC Industrial, Cuts Comcast: 13F; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial 2Q Adj EPS $1.04; 01/05/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. BUYS ALL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS; 18/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 09/04/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO INC MSM.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $103 FROM $102; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Access Event Scheduled By Northcoast Research; 05/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Declares Dividend of 58c; 11/05/2018 – Citadel Advisors LLC Exits Position in MSC Industrial

More notable recent Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For January 13, 2020 – Benzinga” on January 13, 2020, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Saratoga Investment NAV rises 3.4% in Q3 2020 – Seeking Alpha” published on January 08, 2020, Seekingalpha.com published: “Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR) CEO Christian Oberbeck on Q3 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on January 09, 2020. More interesting news about Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Scheduled For January 8, 2020 – Benzinga” published on January 08, 2020 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Friday – Benzinga” with publication date: January 10, 2020.

The stock increased 0.66% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $27.66. About 101,972 shares traded or 3.26% up from the average. Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR) has risen 12.02% since January 16, 2019 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.02% the S&P500. Some Historical SAR News: 07/03/2018 – Saratoga Hospital partners with Philips to improve patient care and safety; 14/05/2018 – Saratoga Investment 4Q EPS 89c; 30/05/2018 – Saratoga Investment Raises Dividend to 51c Vs. 50c; 28/03/2018 – NYSERDA: Albany and Saratoga Counties Announce Multi-Million Dollar Infrastructure Partnership; 08/03/2018 – Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgeon Named 2018 “Top Doctor” in Albany, NY Metro Area; 07/03/2018 – KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS NV PHG.AS ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION OF PHILIPS INTELLIVUE GUARDIAN INTO GENERAL CARE UNITS OF SARATOGA HOSPITAL; 14/05/2018 – SARATOGA INVESTMENT CORP QTRLY ADJUSTED NET INVESTMENT INCOME PER SHARE $0.60; 08/03/2018 – Saratoga Springs Plastic Surgeon Named 2018 “Top Doctor” in Albany, NY Metro Area; 18/03/2018 – WNYT: Sources: Six arrested in connection to Saratoga Co. drug dealing ring; 18/05/2018 – Sandestin Investments Taps Highgate to Manage New Hotel

Saratoga Investment Corp. is a business development firm specializing in leveraged and management buyouts, acquisition financings, growth financings, recapitalization, debt refinancing, and transitional financing transactions at the lower end of middle market companies. The company has market cap of $269.57 million. It structures its investments as debt and equity by investing through first and second lien loans, mezzanine debt, co-investments, select high yield bonds, senior secured bonds, unsecured bonds, and preferred and common equity. It has a 8.03 P/E ratio. It seeks to invest in the United States.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and activities products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $4.26 billion. The company??s MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It has a 15.24 P/E ratio. It offers approximately 1,565,000 stock-keeping units through its catalogs; brochures; eCommerce channels, including its Website, mscdirect.com; and call-centers and branches.

Among 5 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co (NYSE:MSM), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. MSC Industrial Direct Co has $81 highest and $6200 lowest target. $75.20’s average target is -2.27% below currents $76.95 stock price. MSC Industrial Direct Co had 14 analyst reports since September 12, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 10 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 24 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 8. Buckingham Research maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 25 report. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of MSM in report on Tuesday, October 22 to “Underperform” rating. As per Friday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Stephens.

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