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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
NAS:HRZN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NAS:HRZN: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:HRZN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.19 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.59
NAS:HRZN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NAS:HRZN: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:HRZN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.59
0.44
0.67
Interest Coverage 2.85
NAS:HRZN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1772.13 vs. NAS:HRZN: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:HRZN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 2.31 Max: 4
Current: 2.85
1.25
4
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.81
WACC vs ROIC
7.94%
5.93%
WACC
ROIC
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 47.97
NAS:HRZN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.86 vs. NAS:HRZN: 47.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.8  Med: 44.78 Max: 56.94
Current: 47.97
34.8
56.94
Net-margin (%) 21.44
NAS:HRZN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 34.69 vs. NAS:HRZN: 21.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.43  Med: 41.91 Max: 56.94
Current: 21.44
10.43
56.94
ROE (%) 4.77
NAS:HRZN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. NAS:HRZN: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 9.61 Max: 15.65
Current: 4.77
2.5
15.65
ROA (%) 2.81
NAS:HRZN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. NAS:HRZN: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 5.5 Max: 7.46
Current: 2.81
1.39
7.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 391.87
NAS:HRZN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 30.07 vs. NAS:HRZN: 391.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 360.72 Max: 960.47
Current: 391.87
8.3
960.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
NAS:HRZN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NAS:HRZN: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4 Max: 0.9
Current: -4
0
0.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.20
NAS:HRZN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:HRZN: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.4 Max: 16.2
Current: 16.2
0
16.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.00
NAS:HRZN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NAS:HRZN: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:HRZN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.5 Max: 31
Current: 31
0
31
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-04)


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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Horizon Technology Finance Corp 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, referred to as Target Industries.

Horizon Technology Finance Corp was formed in March 2010 for the purpose of acquiring Compass Horizon and continuing its business as a public entity. 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, referred to as Target Industries. Its investment objective is to generate current income from loans and capital appreciation from the warrants it receives when making such loans. It makes secured loans to companies backed by established venture capital and private equity firms in its Target Industries, referred to as Venture Lending. The Company also selectively lends to publicly traded companies in its Target Industries. Venture Lending is typically characterized by the making of a secured loan after a venture capital or equity investment in the portfolio company has been made, which investment provides a source of cash to fund the portfolio company's debt service obligations under the Venture Loan; the senior priority of the Venture Loan which requires repayment of the Venture Loan prior to the equity investors realizing a return on their capital; the relatively rapid amortization of the Venture Loan; and the lender's receipt of warrants or other success fees with the making of the Venture Loan. The Company is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. In addition it has elected to be treated as a regulated investment company under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 21.02
HRZN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. HRZN: 21.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HRZN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.61  Med: 15.47 Max: 57.98
Current: 21.02
7.61
57.98
Forward P/E 10.02
HRZN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. HRZN: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.34
HRZN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. HRZN: 21.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HRZN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 15.53 Max: 57.52
Current: 21.34
7.65
57.52
P/B 1.03
HRZN's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HRZN: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HRZN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.05
Current: 1.03
0.68
1.05
P/S 4.43
HRZN's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. HRZN: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HRZN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 4.34 Max: 11.57
Current: 4.43
3.36
11.57
POCF 10.16
HRZN's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. HRZN: 10.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HRZN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83  Med: 8.6 Max: 21.6
Current: 10.16
1.83
21.6
EV-to-EBIT 18.01
HRZN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. HRZN: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HRZN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 14.1 Max: 25.8
Current: 18.01
7.9
25.8
EV-to-EBITDA 18.01
HRZN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. HRZN: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HRZN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9  Med: 14.1 Max: 25.8
Current: 18.01
7.9
25.8
Current Ratio 0.23
HRZN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. HRZN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HRZN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.23
0.11
1.89
Quick Ratio 0.23
HRZN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. HRZN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HRZN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.23
0.11
1.89
Days Sales Outstanding 83.72
HRZN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.27 vs. HRZN: 83.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HRZN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.48  Med: 50.79 Max: 2475.91
Current: 83.72
38.48
2475.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 10.10
HRZN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
89% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. HRZN: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HRZN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 10.53 Max: 14.62
Current: 10.1
2.03
14.62
Dividend Payout 2.12
HRZN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HRZN: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HRZN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.17 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.12
0.65
4.5
Dividend Growth (3y) -12.10
HRZN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
78% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. HRZN: -12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
HRZN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.1 Max: 5.4
Current: -12.1
0
5.4
Forward Dividend Yield 10.10
HRZN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. HRZN: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.08
HRZN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. HRZN: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HRZN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 10.54 Max: 14.62
Current: 10.08
2.03
14.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.40
HRZN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. HRZN: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HRZN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: -6.4 Max: 0
Current: -6.4
-8
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.03
HRZN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HRZN: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HRZN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.03
Current: 1.03
0.65
1.03
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
HRZN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. HRZN: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HRZN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.63
Current: 1.02
0.74
2.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.69
HRZN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. HRZN: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HRZN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.69
0.38
2.69
Price/Graham Number 0.99
HRZN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. HRZN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HRZN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.99
0.47
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.60
HRZN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. HRZN: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HRZN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 7.1 Max: 12.7
Current: 5.6
3.9
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.75
HRZN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. HRZN: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HRZN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.75  Med: 10.5 Max: 20.8
Current: 4.75
4.75
20.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35.38
EPS (TTM) $ 0.65
Beta1.02
Short Percentage of Float3.15%
52-Week Range $9.01 - 13.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.97 1.37 1.41
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.97 1.37 1.41
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.38 1.38 1.38
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