Hercules Technology Growth Capital Company Profile (NYSE:HTGC)

About Hercules Technology Growth Capital

Hercules Technology Growth Capital logoHercules Capital, Inc., formerly Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is a specialty finance company. The Company is focused on providing senior secured venture growth loans to venture capital-backed companies in a range of technology, life sciences and sustainable and renewable technology industries. The Company is an internally managed, non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Company focuses its investments in companies active in the technology industry sub-sectors characterized by products or services, including computer software and hardware; networking systems; semiconductors; semiconductor capital equipment; information technology infrastructure or services; Internet consumer and business services; telecommunications; telecommunications equipment, and media. Within the life science sub-sector, the Company focuses on medical devices, bio-pharmaceutical, drug discovery, drug delivery, healthcare services and information systems companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Mortgage Investment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: HTGC
  • CUSIP: 42709650
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.21
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.40
  • P/E Growth: 2.24
  • Market Cap: $1.03B
  • Outstanding Shares: 74,844,000
  • Beta: 0.93
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $13.42 (2.28% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/5/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$14.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$13.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$13.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$11.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
4/27/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$15.00 -> $14.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
10/8/2015Sandler O'NeillLower Price TargetHold$12.00 -> $11.50View Rating Details
8/7/2015JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetMarket Outperform$14.50View Rating Details
8/7/2015MLV & Co.UpgradeHold -> Buy$13.00View Rating Details
5/22/2015GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$16.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
4/6/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$15.00View Rating Details
3/30/2015WunderlichSet Price TargetBuy$16.00View Rating Details
3/3/2015BB&T Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016        
8/4/2016Q216$0.30$0.32$42.43 million$43.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.28$0.32$39.63 million$38.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.26$0.29$41.66 million$39.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.25$0.33$39.47 million$47.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.21$0.23$36.26 million$38.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.23$0.20$34.70 million$32.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q4$0.30$0.32$37.69 million$36.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.30$0.32$36.00 million$37.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.30$0.30$34.92 million$34.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.28$0.30$33.21 million$35.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.31$0.31$37.15 million$32.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013$0.29$0.35$34.87 million$41.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.29$0.59$34.60 million$36.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013$0.26$0.29$31.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013$0.26$0.29$31.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.29$31.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.25$0.27$29.35 million$31.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.23$0.25$26.21 million$27.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.22$0.23$2.90 million$23.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.23$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.23$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.22$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.21$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.23$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.32 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20162$0.31$0.36$0.34
Q3 20162$0.32$0.37$0.35
Q4 20162$0.34$0.37$0.36
Q1 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q2 20171$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q3 20171$0.39$0.39$0.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
Annual Dividend:$1.24
Dividend Yield:9.03%
Payout Ratio:213.80% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
100.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
93.94% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:9.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/4/2016quarterly$0.318/11/20168/15/20168/22/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.3110.43%5/12/20165/16/20165/23/2016
2/25/2016Quarterly$0.313/3/20163/7/20163/14/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.3111/12/201511/16/201511/23/2015
8/6/2015$0.318/13/20158/17/20158/24/2015
5/7/2015quarterly$0.319.63%5/14/20155/18/20155/25/2015
3/3/2015quarterly$0.318.56%3/10/20153/12/20153/19/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.317.69%11/13/201411/17/201411/24/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.317.73%8/14/20148/18/20148/25/2014
5/1/2014quarterly$0.318.89%5/8/20145/12/20145/19/2014
2/27/2014quarterly$0.317.88%3/6/20143/10/20143/17/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.317.64%11/14/201311/18/201311/25/2013
8/2/2013quarterly$0.287.71%8/9/20138/13/20138/20/2013
5/2/2013quarterly$0.278.05%5/10/20135/14/20135/21/2013
2/28/2013quarterly$0.257.91%3/7/20133/11/20133/19/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/14/2015Manuel A HenriquezCEOBuy1,000$10.99$10,990.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Thomas J FallonDirectorBuy10,000$11.16$111,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Manuel A HenriquezCEOBuy4,500$11.78$53,010.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$12.65$75,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$14.06$28,120.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$13.90$83,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$13.99$27,980.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$15.36$92,160.00View SEC Filing  
1/23/2015Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.00$30,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2015Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$13.96$83,760.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$14.74$29,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Manuel A HenriquezCEOSell93,132$14.74$1,372,765.68View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$14.81$88,860.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.02$30,040.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell22,500$15.33$344,925.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.63$31,260.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell22,500$15.63$351,675.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$15.84$95,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.14$30,280.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell22,500$14.33$322,425.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$14.33$85,980.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$14.51$29,020.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Manuel A HenriquezCEOSell50,000$15.40$770,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell33,000$15.25$503,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$15.25$91,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Manuel A HenriquezCEOSell50,000$15.17$758,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.22$30,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell33,000$15.75$519,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$16.55$99,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$16.61$33,220.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell33,000$16.21$534,930.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$16.21$97,260.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Jessica T BaronCFOSell2,000$15.44$30,880.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell6,000$15.50$93,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Parag ShahDirectorSell33,000$15.37$507,210.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Manuel A HenriquezCEOSell100,000$15.60$1,560,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Jessica BaronCFOSell10,000$13.88$138,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Scott BluesteinCIOSell17,733$14.24$252,517.92View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Jessica BaronCFOSell5,000$16.81$84,050.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Manuel A HenriquezCEOBuy5,000$14.32$71,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Allyn Woodward, Jr.DirectorBuy1,500$14.75$22,125.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Robert BadavasDirectorBuy5,000$14.63$73,150.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
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realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts See Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Reporting EPS Of $0.33 (NYSE:HTGC)
www.realistinvestor.com - August 20 at 5:21 PM
mysmartrend.com logo22.2% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Hercules Technology Growth Capital Call (HTGC) (NYSE:HTGC)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 19 at 5:28 PM
4-traders.com logoHercules Capital : Receives a Reaffirmed Investment Grade Corporate Rating ... (NYSE:HTGC)
www.4-traders.com - August 17 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHercules Receives a Reaffirmed Investment Grade Corporate Rating From Standard & Poor’s (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 8:35 AM
publicnow.com logoHercules Receives a Reaffirmed Investment Grade Corporate Rating ... (NYSE:HTGC)
www.publicnow.com - August 17 at 8:35 AM
mysmartrend.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital Has Returned 21.8% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (HTGC) (NYSE:HTGC)
www.mysmartrend.com - August 12 at 5:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHERCULES CAPITAL, INC. Financials (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 5:36 PM
investornewswire.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Records An Estimated Annual Sales Mean Of $194.87 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:HTGC)
www.investornewswire.com - August 11 at 8:31 AM
nasdaq.com logoReminder - Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq (NYSE:HTGC)
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 8:31 AM
nasdaq.com logoReminder - Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon (NYSE:HTGC)
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 4:21 PM
blogs.barrons.com logo9% Yielder Hercules: 'Dividend is Covered,' Says Wunderlich (NYSE:HTGC)
blogs.barrons.com - August 8 at 5:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HTGC earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 9:00pm GMT (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 5:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHercules Announces Strong Second Quarter Financial Results with $0.32 NII per Share and a $0.31 Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 5:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:25 pm Hercules Capital beats by $0.02, beats on revs (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 5:47 PM
publicnow.com logoHercules Announces Strong Second Quarter Financial Results with $ ... (NYSE:HTGC)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 5:47 PM
streetreport.co logoHercules Technology Growth Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) nearing 52-week high, short interest decreasing - Street Report (NYSE:HTGC)
www.streetreport.co - August 4 at 8:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Hercules Capital Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:HTGC)
biz.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:29 AM
tradecalls.org logoMacquarie Downgrades Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc to Neutral - Trade Calls (NYSE:HTGC)
www.tradecalls.org - August 1 at 5:24 PM
publicnow.com logoAlimera Sciences Pre-Announces Record Second Quarter 2016 Revenue (NYSE:HTGC)
www.publicnow.com - July 26 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHercules Capital downgraded by Macquarie (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 9:25 AM
News IconInvestor Attention Turning to Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Stock - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:HTGC)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 22 at 5:26 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHERCULES CAPITAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhib (NYSE:HTGC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 22 at 5:12 PM
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telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 8:26 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoBroker Outlook For Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:HTGC)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 20 at 3:30 PM
investornewswire.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Expected To Post Sales Of $192.981 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:HTGC)
www.investornewswire.com - July 20 at 8:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHERCULES CAPITAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial (NYSE:HTGC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 19 at 3:40 PM
twst.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.: Hercules Announces Date for Release of Second Quarter 2016 Financ … (NYSE:HTGC)
www.twst.com - July 15 at 4:33 PM
twst.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.: Hercules Announces Date for Release of Second Quarter 2016 Financ ... - The Wall Street Transcript (NYSE:HTGC)
www.twst.com - July 14 at 5:39 PM
publicnow.com logoHercules Announces Date for Release of Second Quarter 2016 Financ ... (NYSE:HTGC)
www.publicnow.com - July 14 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHercules Announces Date for Release of Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Conference Call (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:00 AM
tradecalls.org logoNext Financial Group Inc adds Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc (HTGC) to its portfolio - Trade Calls (NYSE:HTGC)
www.tradecalls.org - July 13 at 8:23 AM
News IconAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:HTGC)
presstelegraph.com - July 12 at 5:45 PM
News IconHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:HTGC)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 12 at 5:45 PM
investornewswire.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Yearly Sales Target At $192.981 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:HTGC)
www.investornewswire.com - July 12 at 5:45 PM
News IconStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:HTGC)
presstelegraph.com - July 11 at 10:13 AM
News IconHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Company Stock Recap and Earnings Review - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:HTGC)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 8 at 5:34 PM
News IconWall Street Ratings and Target Price Views on Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) - Telanagana Press (NYSE:HTGC)
telanaganapress.com - July 8 at 8:22 AM
News IconCompany Stock Focus for Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:HTGC)
presstelegraph.com - July 7 at 8:23 AM
fiscalstandard.com logoBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:HTGC)
www.fiscalstandard.com - July 6 at 10:09 AM
News IconHercules Technology Growth Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend - Press Telegraph (NYSE:HTGC)
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twst.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.: Hercules Provides Portfolio Update for Q2 2016 and Highlights Con … (NYSE:HTGC)
www.twst.com - July 5 at 5:23 PM
streetinsider.com logoHercules Technology Growth (HTGC) Offers Update on Q2 Portfolio (NYSE:HTGC)
www.streetinsider.com - July 5 at 5:23 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHERCULES CAPITAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:HTGC)
biz.yahoo.com - July 5 at 2:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAprecia Pharmaceuticals Secures up to $30 Million from Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC)
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 8:00 AM
barrons.com logo[$$] Kronur Between the Fire and the Ice (NYSE:HTGC)
www.barrons.com - July 2 at 12:01 AM
News IconHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press (NYSE:HTGC)
telanaganapress.com - July 1 at 5:32 PM
fiscalstandard.com logoHercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:HTGC)
www.fiscalstandard.com - June 30 at 8:23 AM
investorplace.com logoPlug Power Inc (PLUG) Gets a $40M Shot From Hercules Capital Inc (HTGC) - Investorplace.com (NYSE:HTGC)
investorplace.com - June 30 at 8:23 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHERCULES CAPITAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:HTGC)
biz.yahoo.com - June 29 at 4:44 PM
businesswire.com logoHercules Capital Proudly Announces Its $6.0 Billion Milestone in Total Debt Commitments Since Inception - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:HTGC)
www.businesswire.com - June 29 at 8:20 AM

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