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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.25
HTGC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HTGC: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HTGC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.36 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25
Equity to Asset 0.54
HTGC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HTGC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HTGC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.54
0.46
0.99
Interest Coverage 1.59
HTGC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. HTGC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HTGC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 3.02 Max: 9.63
Current: 1.59
1.31
9.63
F-Score: 1
WACC vs ROIC
6.09%
4.35%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 47.91
HTGC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.52 vs. HTGC: 47.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HTGC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.34  Med: 61.99 Max: 73.25
Current: 47.91
24.34
73.25
Net-margin (%) 47.91
HTGC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.98 vs. HTGC: 47.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HTGC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.79  Med: 53.73 Max: 73.25
Current: 47.91
9.79
73.25
ROE (%) 7.04
HTGC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. HTGC: 7.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HTGC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 8.02 Max: 17.06
Current: 7.04
1.28
17.06
ROA (%) 3.73
HTGC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. HTGC: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HTGC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 4.80 Max: 10.06
Current: 3.73
0.91
10.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
HTGC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. HTGC: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HTGC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.60 Max: 17.7
Current: 5.1
0
17.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
HTGC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HTGC: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HTGC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.40 Max: 40.2
Current: 7.1
0
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
HTGC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. HTGC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HTGC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.1  Med: 19.00 Max: 130.3
Current: 1.3
-55.1
130.3
» HTGC's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

HTGC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

NWQ Managers 334,710 sh (-22.23%)
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Q1 2015

HTGC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

NWQ Managers 404,700 sh (+20.91%)
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Q2 2015

HTGC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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NWQ Managers 518,300 sh (+28.07%)
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Q3 2015

HTGC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 37,916 sh (+57.69%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.26
HTGC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2205 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. HTGC: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HTGC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 13.03 Max: 404.07
Current: 14.26
3.11
404.07
Forward P/E 7.96
HTGC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. HTGC: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.05
HTGC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. HTGC: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HTGC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 12.90 Max: 218.2
Current: 14.05
3.11
218.2
P/B 1.09
HTGC's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. HTGC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HTGC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.09
0.31
1.64
P/S 7.06
HTGC's P/S is ranked lower than
99% of the 2382 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. HTGC: 7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HTGC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 7.01 Max: 27.45
Current: 7.06
1.78
27.45
EV-to-EBIT 24.72
HTGC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. HTGC: 24.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HTGC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 17.70 Max: 77
Current: 24.72
6.4
77
EV-to-EBITDA 24.60
HTGC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 2127 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. HTGC: 24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HTGC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 16.75 Max: 58.1
Current: 24.6
6.3
58.1
PEG 2.92
HTGC's PEG is ranked lower than
84% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. HTGC: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HTGC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.93 Max: 46.23
Current: 2.92
0.66
46.23
Shiller P/E 11.65
HTGC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.98 vs. HTGC: 11.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HTGC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11  Med: 14.45 Max: 20.39
Current: 11.65
11
20.39

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 11.49
HTGC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 2363 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. HTGC: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HTGC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 8.65 Max: 37.02
Current: 11.49
2.69
37.02
Dividend Payout 1.69
HTGC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
97% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. HTGC: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HTGC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.92 Max: 10.33
Current: 1.69
0.39
10.33
Dividend Growth (3y) 12.10
HTGC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. HTGC: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
HTGC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.35 Max: 59.6
Current: 12.1
0
59.6
Forward Dividend Yield 11.49
HTGC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 2153 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. HTGC: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.52
HTGC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2367 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. HTGC: 13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HTGC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 10.17 Max: 43.54
Current: 13.52
3.16
43.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.40
HTGC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. HTGC: -13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HTGC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180  Med: -15.60 Max: -9.1
Current: -13.4
-180
-9.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.08
HTGC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 2120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HTGC: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HTGC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.08
0.43
1.56
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
HTGC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. HTGC: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HTGC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.6
Current: 0.99
0.35
3.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.31
HTGC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. HTGC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HTGC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.96 Max: 23.51
Current: 1.31
0.69
23.51
Price/Graham Number 0.87
HTGC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 1943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. HTGC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HTGC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.87 Max: 3.19
Current: 0.87
0.45
3.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.03
HTGC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. HTGC: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HTGC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.60 Max: 15.7
Current: 4.03
1.3
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.27
HTGC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.68 vs. HTGC: -3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HTGC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: -19.55 Max: 6.8
Current: -3.27
-58.4
6.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $103
EPS $ 0.76
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float2.37%
52-Week Range $9.88 - 15.71
Shares Outstanding(Mil)72.07

Analyst Estimate

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Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.05 1.25 1.36
EPS without NRI($) 1.05 1.25 1.36

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Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc was incorporated in the state of Maryland on December 18, 2003 and began its operations in 2004. It is a specialty finance company that provides debt and equity growth capital to technology-related companies at various stages of development from seed and emerging growth to expansion and established stages of development, which include select publicly listed companies and select lower middle market technology companies. It finances privately-held companies backed by venture capital and private equity firms, and also may finance certain publicly-traded companies that lack access to public capital or are sensitive to equity ownership dilution. Company's customers includes privately held companies and public companies.
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