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

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$14.19 +0.28 (+2.01 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$13.91
Today's Range$13.88 - $14.20
52-Week Range$7.29 - $15.59
Volume23,700 shs
Average Volume38,423 shs
Market Capitalization$98.21 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.45
Quick Ratio0.45


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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.57 million
Price / Sales65.98
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$23.42 per share
Price / Book0.61


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$26.17 million
Net Margins2,030.85%
Return on Equity-4.55%
Return on Assets-4.47%


Outstanding Shares7,300,000
Market Cap$98.21 million

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 authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 14th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc (NASDAQ:SVVC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 7th. The investment management company reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 4.55% and a net margin of 2,030.85%. View Firsthand Technology Value Fund's Earnings History.

When is Firsthand Technology Value Fund's next earnings date?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Firsthand Technology Value Fund.

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)
  • Kimun Lee, Independent Director (Age 69)
  • Nicholas P. Petredis, Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Rodney Yee, Independent Director (Age 55)

Has Firsthand Technology Value Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SVVC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Firsthand Technology Value Fund earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 48.16 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Firsthand Technology Value Fund.

Who are Firsthand Technology Value Fund's major shareholders?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Intl Fcstone Inc. (0.30%) and FNY Investment Advisers LLC (0.26%). 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.

Which institutional investors are buying Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock?

SVVC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Intl Fcstone Inc. and FNY Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have bought Firsthand Technology Value Fund stock in the last two years include Kevin M Landis and Mark F Fitzgerald. View Insider Buying and Selling for Firsthand Technology Value Fund.

How do I buy shares of Firsthand Technology Value Fund?

Shares of SVVC 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 SVVC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.19.

How big of a company is Firsthand Technology Value Fund?

Firsthand Technology Value Fund has a market capitalization of $98.21 million and generates $1.57 million in revenue each year.

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 (NASDAQ SVVC)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  132
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Firsthand Technology Value Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SVVC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SVVC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by Staff

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