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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 0.11
HTGC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. HTGC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HTGC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.33 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
HTGC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HTGC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
HTGC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.53
0.46
0.99
Interest Coverage 2.23
HTGC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. HTGC: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HTGC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.17 Max: 9.63
Current: 2.23
1.39
9.63
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Beneish M-Score: -1.69
WACC vs ROIC
8.22%
5.52%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 58.54
HTGC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.69 vs. HTGC: 58.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HTGC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.84  Med: 63.1 Max: 73.25
Current: 58.54
44.84
73.25
Net Margin % 58.54
HTGC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.17 vs. HTGC: 58.54 )
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: 58.54
9.79
73.25
ROE % 9.28
HTGC's ROE % is ranked higher than
58% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. HTGC: 9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HTGC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 8.02 Max: 16.83
Current: 9.28
1.28
16.83
ROA % 5.05
HTGC's ROA % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. HTGC: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HTGC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 4.8 Max: 10.06
Current: 5.05
0.91
10.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.00
HTGC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. HTGC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HTGC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.9 Max: 17.7
Current: -4
0
17.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -13.50
HTGC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. HTGC: -13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HTGC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4 Max: 40.4
Current: -13.5
0
40.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -14.10
HTGC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. HTGC: -14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HTGC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.8  Med: 9.8 Max: 138.6
Current: -14.1
-56.8
138.6
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance    NAICS: 522220    SIC: 6153
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Traded in other countries:19H.Germany,
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc is a specialty finance company. It provides senior secured loans to venture capital-backed companies in technology-related industries, including technology, biotechnology, life science, and among others.

Hercules Capital Inc was incorporated in the state of Maryland on December 18, 2003 as Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc and began its operations in 2004. It is a specialty finance company engaged in providing senior secured venture growth loans to high-growth, venture capital-backed companies in a diversified variety of technology, life sciences and sustainable and renewable technology industries. It is also an internally managed, non-diversified closed-end investment company. The Company invests in structured debt with warrants and, to a lesser extent, in senior debt and equity investments. It also invests in private companies but also have investments in public companies. The Company's investment objective is to maximize its portfolio total return by generating current income from debt investments and capital appreciation from its warrant and equity-related investments. The Company through its subsidiaries also makes investments in qualifying small businesses.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 16.02
HTGC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. HTGC: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HTGC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.02  Med: 13.38 Max: 545.5
Current: 16.02
3.02
545.5
Forward PE Ratio 11.36
HTGC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. HTGC: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.02
HTGC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. HTGC: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HTGC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.02  Med: 13.38 Max: 545.5
Current: 16.02
3.02
545.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 17.25
HTGC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. HTGC: 17.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HTGC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.58  Med: 13.93 Max: 1371.25
Current: 17.25
5.58
1371.25
PB Ratio 1.50
HTGC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HTGC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HTGC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.5
0.31
1.64
PS Ratio 9.14
HTGC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. HTGC: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HTGC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 6.89 Max: 10.44
Current: 9.14
1.79
10.44
EV-to-EBIT 25.22
HTGC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.64 vs. HTGC: 25.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HTGC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 17.8 Max: 40
Current: 25.22
6.4
40
EV-to-EBITDA 25.15
HTGC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. HTGC: 25.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HTGC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 16.45 Max: 39.7
Current: 25.15
6.3
39.7
Shiller PE Ratio 15.25
HTGC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 21.81 vs. HTGC: 15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HTGC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.81  Med: 13.84 Max: 19.9
Current: 15.25
10.81
19.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 8.33
HTGC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 2324 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. HTGC: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HTGC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 8.94 Max: 37.02
Current: 8.33
5.13
37.02
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.33
HTGC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1297 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. HTGC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
HTGC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.1 Max: 6.67
Current: 1.33
0.68
6.67
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 9.30
HTGC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. HTGC: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
HTGC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.3 Max: 59.6
Current: 9.3
0
59.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 8.20
HTGC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
95% of the 2258 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. HTGC: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 13.48
HTGC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
94% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. HTGC: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HTGC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.3  Med: 14.46 Max: 59.89
Current: 13.48
8.3
59.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.90
HTGC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. HTGC: -10.90 )
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: -193  Med: -13.9 Max: -10.1
Current: -10.9
-193
-10.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.51
HTGC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HTGC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
HTGC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.51
0.43
1.56
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
HTGC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. HTGC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HTGC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.33
0.36
3.84
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.04
HTGC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. HTGC: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
HTGC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.85 Max: 4.93
Current: 1.04
0.44
4.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.95
HTGC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. HTGC: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HTGC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 5.6 Max: 15.7
Current: 3.95
2.5
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -19.69
HTGC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. HTGC: -19.69 )
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: -20.2 Max: 5.4
Current: -19.69
-58.4
5.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $117.5
EPS (TTM) $ 0.93
Beta0.96
Short Percentage of Float1.51%
52-Week Range $9.95 - 15.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.24 1.33 1.38
EPS without NRI ($) 1.24 1.33 1.38
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.24 1.24
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Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. (HTGC) CEO Manuel A Henriquez buys 1,941 Shares May 27 2010 
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 

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