Firsthand Technology Value Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:SVVC)

$8.60 0.07 (0.82 %)
(As of 12/15/2017 10:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$8.53
Today's Range$8.50 - $8.61
52-Week Range$7.29 - $8.61
Volume59,000 shs
Average Volume21,039 shs
Market Capitalization$63.38 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.03

About Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC)

Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek long-term growth of capital, principally by seeking capital gains on its equity and equity-related investments. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in technology companies. It invests approximately 70% of its assets in privately held companies and public companies. It may invest approximately 30% of the portfolio in opportunistic investments. Its portfolio comprises equity and equity derivative securities of technology and cleantech companies. Its primary focus is to invest in illiquid private technology and cleantech companies. It may also invest in micro-cap publicly traded companies. Firsthand Capital Management, Inc. is the Fund's investment advisor.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:SVVC
CUSIP33766Y10
Phone408-886-7096

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.60%
Quick Ratio1.60%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$880,000.00
Price / Sales72.61
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$20.04 per share
Price / Book0.43

Profitability

Trailing EPS($2.13)
Net Income$-24,660,000.00
Net Margins-1,211.12%
Return on Equity-2.13%
Return on Assets-2.11%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares7,430,000

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock symbol?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SVVC."

How will Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock buyback program work?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 14th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Firsthand Technology Value Fund's earnings last quarter?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc (NASDAQ:SVVC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 7th. The investment management company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.20. The investment management company had revenue of $0.50 million for the quarter. Firsthand Technology Value Fund had a negative return on equity of 2.13% and a negative net margin of 1,211.12%. View Firsthand Technology Value Fund's Earnings History.

Who are some of Firsthand Technology Value Fund's key competitors?

Who are Firsthand Technology Value Fund's key executives?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kevin M Landis, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 54)
  • Omar N. Billawala, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)
  • Nichole Mileski, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 44)
  • Greg Berglin, Independent Director (Age 55)
  • Mark F. FitzGerald, Independent Director (Age 60)
  • Kimun Lee, Independent Director (Age 69)
  • Nicholas P. Petredis, Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Rodney Yee, Independent Director (Age 55)

Who owns Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (0.73%) and Equitec Proprietary Markets LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock include Kevin M Landis and Mark F Fitzgerald. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Firsthand Technology Value Fund.

Who sold Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock? Who is selling Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. and Equitec Proprietary Markets LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Firsthand Technology Value Fund.

How do I buy Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock?

Shares of Firsthand Technology Value Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock price today?

One share of Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.60.

How big of a company is Firsthand Technology Value Fund?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund has a market capitalization of $63.38 million and generates $880,000.00 in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $-24,660,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.13) on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Firsthand Technology Value Fund?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund's mailing address is 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SUITE 1250, SAN JOSE CA, 95113. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 408-886-7096.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Firsthand Technology Value Fund (SVVC)

Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  49 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  76
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Analyst Ratings

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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Consensus Rating: N/AN/ABuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: N/AN/A3.003.00
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Consensus Price Target: N/AN/A$24.50$24.50
Price Target Upside: N/AN/A226.67% upside226.67% upside

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC)

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/7/2016Ladenburg Thalmann Financial ServicesLower Price TargetBuy$24.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/15/2015 forward)

Earnings

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC)

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ SVVC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2014$0.07($0.13)$0.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/25/2014special$2.8612/3/201412/5/201412/11/2014
10/20/2014special$3.0010/29/201410/31/201411/6/2014
12/3/2013special$0.3212/16/201312/18/201312/23/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ SVVC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 17.79%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ:SVVC)

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ SVVC) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/8/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.95$7,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.94$7,940.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.89$7,890.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,400$7.89$11,046.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.93$7,930.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.93$7,930.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$8.02$8,020.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$8.02$8,020.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$8.04$8,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/17/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$8.10$8,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2017Kevin M LandisInsiderBuy39,016$9.00$351,144.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Mark F FitzgeraldDirectorBuy4,000$8.08$32,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy2,900$8.12$23,548.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$8.02$8,020.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$7.79$7,790.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy16,000$15.04$240,640.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy6,000$15.21$91,260.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell14,611$15.28$223,256.08View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy5,975$15.24$91,059.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell8,751$15.14$132,490.14View SEC Filing  
4/21/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy3,010$15.12$45,511.20View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,400$15.04$21,056.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy2,877$14.96$43,039.92View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy21,000$14.37$301,770.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy11,585$14.37$166,476.45View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$14.25$14,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy6,169$14.08$86,859.52View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy2,764$14.07$38,889.48View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Kevin M LandisPresidentBuy1,000$14.01$14,010.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,036$15.00$15,540.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell13,000$16.15$209,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell2,667$18.40$49,072.80View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell52,845$18.45$974,990.25View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell20,226$18.58$375,799.08View SEC Filing  
12/16/2014Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,100$19.10$59,210.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell1,987$19.15$38,051.05View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell9,264$19.16$177,498.24View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Investors General Part BulldogMajor ShareholderSell147,044$19.60$2,882,062.40View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell7,949$22.66$180,124.34View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Investors General Part BulldogMajor ShareholderSell17,521$22.55$395,098.55View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Bulldog Investors, LlcMajor ShareholderSell44,947$22.68$1,019,397.96View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Mark F FitzgeraldDirectorBuy1,000$19.79$19,790.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Firsthand Technology Value Fund (NASDAQ SVVC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Firsthand Technology Value Fund (SVVC) to Repurchase $2.00 million in  Outstanding SharesFirsthand Technology Value Fund (SVVC) to Repurchase $2.00 million in Outstanding Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 11:41 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Adopts Share Repurchase PlanFirsthand Technology Value Fund Adopts Share Repurchase Plan
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 8:25 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results, NAV of $18.74 per shareFirsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results, NAV of $18.74 per share
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:16 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund posts 3Q lossFirsthand Technology Value Fund posts 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 7:16 PM
Stealth Trades: How To Tell When An Insider Is Quietly Buying Or Selling Your Stock'Stealth Trades': How To Tell When An Insider Is Quietly Buying Or Selling Your Stock
finance.yahoo.com - November 5 at 5:26 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (SVVC) President Kevin M. Landis Acquires 1,400 SharesFirsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (SVVC) President Kevin M. Landis Acquires 1,400 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 6:50 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $18.74 Per Share as of September 30, 2Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $18.74 Per Share as of September 30, 2
www.nasdaq.com - October 14 at 8:20 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Completes IPOFirsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Completes IPO
feeds.benzinga.com - September 28 at 5:43 PM
Insider Buying: Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (SVVC) Insider Buys 39,016 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (SVVC) Insider Buys 39,016 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:32 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Files for IPOFirsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Files for IPO
www.nasdaq.com - September 6 at 8:53 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Files for IPOFirsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Roku Files for IPO
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 8:53 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results, NAV of $18.81 per shareFirsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results, NAV of $18.81 per share
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 8:24 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund posts 2Q lossFirsthand Technology Value Fund posts 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 8:24 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund posts 1Q lossFirsthand Technology Value Fund posts 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 7:49 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund: Time For A Management ChangeFirsthand Technology Value Fund: Time For A Management Change
seekingalpha.com - April 29 at 1:55 AM
Opportunity To Vote For Change At Firsthand Technology Value FundOpportunity To Vote For Change At Firsthand Technology Value Fund
seekingalpha.com - April 11 at 7:50 PM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-K/A, Annual ReportFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-K/A, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 20 at 6:10 PM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual ReportFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 7:34 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results, NAV of $20.04 per shareFirsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results, NAV of $20.04 per share
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 7:34 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Issues Annual Letter to ShareholdersFirsthand Technology Value Fund Issues Annual Letter to Shareholders
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 14 at 7:34 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Turn to be Acquired by AmobeeFirsthand Technology Value Fund Portfolio Company Turn to be Acquired by Amobee
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 9:08 PM
Form 8-K Firsthand Technology For: Dec 20Form 8-K Firsthand Technology For: Dec 20
www.streetinsider.com - December 20 at 2:54 PM
BRIEF-Firsthand Technology posts Q3 NAV $20.87 per shareBRIEF-Firsthand Technology posts Q3 NAV $20.87 per share
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 7:39 PM
Form 8-K Firsthand Technology For: Oct 14Form 8-K Firsthand Technology For: Oct 14
www.streetinsider.com - October 14 at 10:51 AM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $20.94 Per Share as of September 30, 2Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $20.94 Per Share as of September 30, 2
www.nasdaq.com - October 14 at 10:51 AM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other EventsFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - September 30 at 6:51 PM
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $21.88 Per Share ...Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Preliminary NAV of $21.88 Per Share ...
www.nasdaq.com - July 20 at 10:33 AM
Profile: Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc (SVVC.O)Profile: Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc (SVVC.O)
www.reuters.com - July 9 at 6:55 PM
Firsthand Technology: Value Is Where You Find ItFirsthand Technology: Value Is Where You Find It
seekingalpha.com - June 4 at 10:40 AM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security HoldersFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - May 26 at 11:37 AM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly ReportFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - May 10 at 11:48 AM
FIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and ExhibitsFIRSTHAND TECHNOLOGY VALUE FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - January 14 at 9:32 AM

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