NYSE:HTGC - Hercules Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.31 -0.07 (-0.57 %) (As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.38Today's Range$12.27 - $12.481052-Week Range$11.55 - $13.84Volume628,460 shsAverage Volume441,047 shsMarket Capitalization$1.19 billionP/E Ratio10.61Dividend Yield10.11%Beta0.87 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Hercules Capital, Inc., formerly known as Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is a business development company specializing in providing venture debt, debt, senior secured loans, and growth capital to privately held venture capital-backed companies at all stages of development from startups, to expansion stage including select publicly listed companies and select special opportunity lower middle market companies that require additional capital to fund acquisitions, recapitalizations and refinancing and established-stage companies. The firm provides growth capital financing solutions for capital extension; management buy-out and corporate spin-out financing solutions; company, asset specific, or intellectual property acquisition financing; convertible, subordinated and/or mezzanine loans; domestic and international corporate expansion; vendor financing; revenue acceleration by sales and marketing development, and manufacturing expansion. It provides asset-based financing with a focus on cash flow; accounts receivable facilities; equipment loans or leases; equipment acquisition; facilities build-out and/or expansion; working capital revolving lines of credit; inventory. The firm also provides bridge financing to IPO or mergers and acquisitions or technology acquisition; dividend recapitalizations and other sources of investor liquidity; cash flow financing to protect against share price volatility; competitor acquisition; pre-IPO financing for extra cash on the balance sheet; public company financing to continue asset growth and production capacity; short-term bridge financing; and strategic and intellectual property acquisition financings. It also focuses on customized financing solutions, seed, startups, early stage, emerging growth, mid venture, and late venture financing. The firm invests primarily in structured debt with warrants and, to a lesser extent, in senior debt and equity investments. The firm generally seeks to invest in companies that have been operating for at least six to 12 months prior to the date of their investment. It prefers to invest in technology, energy technology, sustainable and renewable technology, and life sciences. Within technology the firm focuses on advanced specialty materials and chemicals; communication and networking, consumer and business products; consumer products and services, digital media and consumer internet; electronics and computer hardware; enterprise software and services; gaming; healthcare services; information services; business services; media, content and information; mobile; resource management; security software; semiconductors; semiconductors and hardware; and software sector. Within energy technology, it invests in agriculture; clean technology; energy and renewable technology, fuels and power technology; geothermal; smart grid and energy efficiency and monitoring technologies; solar; and wind. Within life sciences, the firm invests in biopharmaceuticals; biotechnology tools; diagnostics; drug discovery, development and delivery; medical devices and equipment; surgical devices; therapeutics; pharma services; and specialty pharmaceuticals. It also invests in educational services. The firm invests primarily in United States based companies and considers investment in the West Coast, Mid-Atlantic regions, Southeast and Midwest; particularly in the areas of software, biotech and information services. It invests generally between $1 million to $40 million in companies with revenues of $10 million to $200 million, generating EBITDA of $2 million to $15 million, focused primarily on business services, communications, electronics, hardware, and healthcare services. The firm invests primarily in private companies but also have investments in public companies. For equity investments, the firm seeks to represent a controlling interest in its portfolio companies which may exceed 25% of the voting securities of such companies. The firm seeks to invest a limited portion of its assets in equipment-based loans to early-stage prospective portfolio companies. These loans are generally for amounts up to $3 million but may be up to $15 million for certain energy technology venture investments. The firm allows certain debt investments have the right to convert a portion of the debt investment into equity. It also co-invests with other private equity firms. The firm seeks to exit its investments through initial public offering, a private sale of equity interest to a third party, a merger or an acquisition of the company or a purchase of the equity position by the company or one of its stockholders. The firm has structured debt with warrants which typically have maturities of between two and seven years with an average of three years; senior debt with an investment horizon of less than three years; equipment loans with an investment horizon ranging from three to four years; and equity related securities with an investment horizon ranging from three to seven years. Hercules Capital, Inc. was founded in December 2003 and is based in Palo Alto, California with additional offices in Hartford, Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts; Elmhurst, Illinois; Santa Monica, California; McLean, Virginia; New York, New York; Radnor, Pennsylvania; and Washington, District of Columbia. Receive HTGC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for HTGC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Investment offices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:HTGC Previous Symbol CUSIP42709650 Webwww.htgc.com Phone650-289-3060 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71 Current Ratio2.86 Quick Ratio2.86 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.61 Forward P/E Ratio10.09 P/E Growth10.07 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$190.88 million Price / Sales6.24 Cash Flow$1.2409 per share Price / Cash9.92 Book Value$10.38 per share Price / Book1.19 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.16 Net Income$78.99 million Net Margins55.71% Return on Equity11.60% Return on Assets6.13% Miscellaneous Employees67 Outstanding Shares96,730,000Market Cap$1.19 billion OptionableOptionable Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) Frequently Asked Questions What is Hercules Capital's stock symbol? Hercules Capital trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HTGC." How often does Hercules Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hercules Capital? Hercules Capital announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Investors of record on Monday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Monday, November 19th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View Hercules Capital's Dividend History. How were Hercules Capital's earnings last quarter? Hercules Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.31. The financial services provider earned $52.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $54.37 million. Hercules Capital had a net margin of 55.71% and a return on equity of 11.60%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.29 EPS. View Hercules Capital's Earnings History. When is Hercules Capital's next earnings date? Hercules Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Hercules Capital. What price target have analysts set for HTGC? 7 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Hercules Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Hercules Capital's share price to reach $14.4286 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Hercules Capital. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hercules Capital? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hercules Capital in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Hercules Capital. Has Hercules Capital been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about HTGC stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Hercules Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Hercules Capital's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Hercules Capital include DNP Select Income Fund (DNP), Nuveen Municipal Value Fund (NUV), Adams Diversified Equity Fund (ADX), Gabelli Equity Trust (GAB), Tri-Continental (TY), PIMCO Corporate&Income Opportunity Fund (PTY), Royce Value Trust (RVT), Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG), Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA), Boulder Growth & Income Fund (BIF), Apollo Investment (AINV), PIMCO High Income Fund (PHK), AllianceBernstein Global Hgh Incm Fd (AWF), General American Investors (GAM) and Tekla Healthcare Investors (HQH). Who are Hercules Capital's key executives? Hercules Capital's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Manuel A. Henriquez, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)Mr. David Michael Lund, Interim CFO & Interim Chief Accounting Officer (Age 64)Mr. Scott Bluestein, Chief Investment Officer (Age 40)Ms. Melanie Grace, Chief Compliance Officer, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)Mr. Roy Y. Liu, Managing Director (Age 57) Who are Hercules Capital's major shareholders? Hercules Capital's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Muzinich & Co. Inc. (1.38%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.27%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (1.17%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.15%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.91%) and Northpointe Capital LLC (0.83%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hercules Capital. Which major investors are selling Hercules Capital stock? HTGC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northpointe Capital LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Muzinich & Co. Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Advisory Research Inc. and Atria Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hercules Capital. Which major investors are buying Hercules Capital stock? HTGC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, BlackRock Inc., A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc., LPL Financial LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Advisors Capital Management LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC and Jane Street Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hercules Capital. How do I buy shares of Hercules Capital? Shares of HTGC 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 Hercules Capital's stock price today? One share of HTGC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.31. How big of a company is Hercules Capital? Hercules Capital has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $190.88 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $78.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.16 on an earnings per share basis. Hercules Capital employs 67 workers across the globe. What is Hercules Capital's official website? The official website for Hercules Capital is http://www.htgc.com. How can I contact Hercules Capital? Hercules Capital's mailing address is 400 HAMILTON AVE SUITE 310, PALO ALTO CA, 94301. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 650-289-3060 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Hercules Capital (NYSE HTGC)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 332 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 347 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 679MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hercules Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HTGC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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