Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC): Price and Financial Metrics

Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC): $15.13

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  • HTGC scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 74.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HTGC is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • HTGC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 5.34% of US stocks).

HTGC Stock Summary

  • For HTGC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 95.96% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that HTGC's revenue has grown -2.19% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 15.36% of US companies in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, HTGC is more volatile than only 1.49% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Hercules Capital Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CSV, SEM, AMTX, SUP, and TVTY.
  • HTGC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Hercules Capital Inc's official web site, go to www.htgc.com.

HTGC Valuation Summary

  • HTGC's price/sales ratio is 6.8; this is 466.67% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • HTGC's price/sales ratio has moved down 37.1 over the prior 196 months.
  • Over the past 196 months, HTGC's price/earnings ratio has gone up 908.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HTGC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HTGC 2021-06-18 7.0 1.5 6.2 8.2
HTGC 2016-01-19 4.9 1.1 15.5 14.7
HTGC 2014-04-07 6.2 1.3 8.6 8.2
HTGC 2013-01-16 6.8 1.3 15.8 15.3
HTGC 2010-02-25 4.3 0.9 -59.0 64.9
HTGC 2005-09-30 43.5 1.1 -892.9 319.0

HTGC Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 33.18%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 136%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 229.02%.
HTGC's revenue has moved up $63,128,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows HTGC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 280.976 128.621 174.155
2021-09-30 283.843 260.498 321.615
2021-06-30 283.989 208.385 341.113
2021-03-31 282.398 182.085 320.147
2020-12-31 287.258 207.802 227.261
2020-09-30 282.503 -37.927 120.7

HTGC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HTGC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 78.29% of graded US stocks.
  • HTGC's asset turnover comes in at 0.107 -- ranking 195th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • BX, AIV, and WY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HTGC.

The table below shows HTGC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.107 1 0.102
2021-06-30 0.110 1 0.109
2021-03-31 0.111 1 0.104
2020-12-31 0.115 1 0.079
2020-09-30 0.115 1 0.050
2020-06-30 0.117 1 0.044

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HTGC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.13 52-week high $19.09
Prev. close $15.25 52-week low $12.61
Day low $15.02 Volume 817,058
Day high $15.25 Avg. volume 1,387,328
50-day MA $14.21 Dividend yield 8.66%
200-day MA $16.41 Market Cap 1.93B

Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) Company Bio

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 including select publicly listed companies and select special opportunity lower middle market companies that require additional capital to fund acquisitions, recapitalizations and re-financings and established-stage companies. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about Hercules Capital Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HTGC as an investment opportunity.

Investing in Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) three years ago would have delivered you a 71% gain

Low-cost index funds make it easy to achieve average market returns. But in any diversified portfolio of stocks, you'll...

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) CEO Scott Bluestein on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) Q4 2021 Results Conference Call February 22, 2022 05:00 PM ET Company Participants Michael Hara - Managing Director, IR Scott Bluestein - CEO and CIO Seth Meyer - CFO Conference Call Participants Crispin Love - Piper Sander Kevin Fultz - JMP Securities Finian O'Shea - Wells...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Hercules Capital (HTGC) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates, Costs Rise

Robust portfolio activities and new commitments support Hercules Capital's (HTGC) Q4 results.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Thank you for standing by, and welcome to Hercules Capital fourth quarter 2021 earnings conference call. With us on the call today from Hercules are Scott Bluestein, CEO and chief investment officer; and Seth Meyer, CFO.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Hercules Capital Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2021 Financial Results

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC) (Hercules or the Company), the largest and leading specialty financing provider to innovative venture, growth and established stage companies backed by some of the leading and top-tier venture capital and select private equity firms, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2021. The earnings release can be accessed at Hercules Investor Relations website at https://i

Business Wire | February 22, 2022

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HTGC Price Returns

1-mo 9.37%
3-mo 2.39%
6-mo -7.14%
1-year -0.03%
3-year 62.03%
5-year 98.85%
YTD -0.03%
2021 25.99%
2020 15.13%
2019 39.86%
2018 -6.86%
2017 1.86%

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