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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 0.19
HRZN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HRZN: 0.19 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.55
HRZN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. HRZN: 0.55 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.55

0.44
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.66
HRZN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 481.00 vs. HRZN: 1.66 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 4
Current: 1.66

1.66
4
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.65
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 33.98
HRZN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.84 vs. HRZN: 33.98 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 40.16   Max: 56.94
Current: 33.98

40.16
56.94
Net-margin (%) 12.74
HRZN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.54 vs. HRZN: 12.74 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 10.43   Max: 56.94
Current: 12.74

10.43
56.94
ROE (%) 3.08
HRZN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. HRZN: 3.08 )
HRZN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 11.61
Current: 3.08

2.5
11.61
ROA (%) 1.60
HRZN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. HRZN: 1.60 )
HRZN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 6.82
Current: 1.6

1.39
6.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 364.82
HRZN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 71.91 vs. HRZN: 364.82 )
HRZN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 436.9   Max: 1380.8
Current: 364.82

436.9
1380.8
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 31.60
HRZN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. HRZN: 31.60 )
HRZN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.65   Max: 44.22
Current: 31.6

10.65
44.22
P/B 1.00
HRZN's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. HRZN: 1.00 )
HRZN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.05
Current: 1

0.83
1.05
P/S 4.06
HRZN's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. HRZN: 4.06 )
HRZN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.56   Max: 11.52
Current: 4.06

3.56
11.52
PFCF 5.88
HRZN's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. HRZN: 5.88 )
HRZN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.58   Max: 22.12
Current: 5.88

5.58
22.12
EV-to-EBIT 19.50
HRZN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. HRZN: 19.50 )
HRZN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 13.9   Max: 21.5
Current: 19.5

13.9
21.5
Current Ratio 0.27
HRZN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. HRZN: 0.27 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.89
Current: 0.27

0.11
1.89
Quick Ratio 0.27
HRZN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. HRZN: 0.27 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.89
Current: 0.27

0.11
1.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.89
HRZN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. HRZN: 9.89 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 14.53
Current: 9.89

2.03
14.53
Dividend Payout 1.91
HRZN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. HRZN: 1.91 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 4.37
Current: 1.91

0.66
4.37
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.80
HRZN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. HRZN: 9.80 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 14.53
Current: 9.8

2.03
14.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.00
HRZN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HRZN: 1.00 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 1.05
Current: 1

0.84
1.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
HRZN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HRZN: 0.83 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.34
Current: 0.83

0.73
2.34
Price/Graham Number 1.18
HRZN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. HRZN: 1.18 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.36
Current: 1.18

0.52
1.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
HRZN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HRZN: 5.10 )
HRZN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 7.2
Current: 5.1

4.7
7.2

Business Description

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Horizon Technology Finance Corp was incorporated in the state of Delaware in the year 2010 and it is an externally managed, non-diversified, closed end investment company. The company is a specialty finance company that lends to and invests in development-stage companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries, which refer to as 'Target Industries.' Its investment objective is to generate current income from the loans the company make and capital appreciation from the warrants it receives when making such loans. The company makes secured loans, which refer to as 'Technology Loans,' to companies backed by established venture capital and private equity firms in its Target Industries, which refer to as 'Technology Lending.' The company also selectively lend to publicly traded companies in its Target Industries. The company is externally managed and advised by Advisor, Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC. Interest on loan investments is accrued and included in income based on contractual rates applied to principal amounts outstanding. The company receives a variety of fees from borrowers in the ordinary course of conducting its business, including advisory fees, commitment fees, amendment fees, non-utilization fees and prepayment fees. Its advisor employing the following core strategies: Structured Investments in the Venture Capital and Private Equity Markets: The company make loans to development-stage companies within Target Industries typically in the form of secured amortizing loans, the secured amortizing debt structure provides a lower risk strategy, as compared to equity investments, to participate in the emerging technology markets, because the debt structures it typically utilize provide collateral against the downside risk of loss; 'Enterprise Value' Lending: It take an enterprise value approach to the loan structuring and underwriting process; Creative Products with Attractive Risk-Adjusted Pricing: Each of existing and prospective portfolio companies has its own unique funding needs for the capital provided from the proceeds of its Technology Loans; Direct Origination: The company originate transactions directly with technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech companies. The company has identified several criteria that it believes proven, and will prove, important in achieving investment objective which includes Portfolio Composition: It make investments in companies that are diversified by their stage of development, their Target Industries and sectors of Target Industries, and their geographical location, as well as by the venture capital and private equity sponsors; Company Stage of Development: While invest in companies at various stages of development, it require that prospective portfolio companies be beyond the seed stage of development and have received at least their first round of venture capital or private equity finan
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