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Hercules Capital GF Value Rank

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Hercules Capital has the GF Value Rank of 1.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Asset Management subindustry, Hercules Capital's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Hercules Capital GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Asset Management industry and Financial Services sector, Hercules Capital's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Hercules Capital's GF Value Rank falls into.



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Hercules Capital Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
400 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 310, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 94301
Hercules Capital Inc is a specialty finance company engaged in providing senior secured loans to high-growth, venture capital-backed companies in a variety of technology, life sciences, and sustainable and renewable technology industries. It invests primarily in structured debt with warrants and, to a lesser extent, in senior debt and equity investments. The company lends to and invests in portfolio companies in various technology-related industries including technology, drug discovery and development, biotechnology, life sciences, healthcare, and sustainable and renewable technology.
Executives
Follmann Christian officer: Chief Operating Officer C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Botelho Kiersten Zaza officer: General Counsel & CCO C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Randhawa Paramjeet K director C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Loo Wade director C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Meyer Seth H officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Crowell Gayle A director
Foster Carol L director C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Ho Doreen Woo director C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Titinger Jorge director 7005 SOUTHFRONT ROAD LIVERMORE CA 94551
Waldt Gerard R Jr. officer: Interim Chief Accounting Off 400 HAMILTON AVENUE SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Koenig Bradford C. director C/O GSV CAPITAL CORP. 2925 WOODSIDE ROAD WOODSIDE CA 94062
Henriquez Manuel A director, officer: Chairman & CEO C/O HERCULES CAPITAL, INC. 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Bluestein Scott officer: Chief Investment Officer 303 COLUMBUS AVENUE APT 506 BOSTON MA 02116
Grace Melanie officer: General Counsel & CCO C/O HERCULES TECHNOLOGY GROWTH CAPITAL 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301
Harris Mark R officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O HERCULES TECHNOLOGY GROWTH CAPITAL 400 HAMILTON AVENUE, SUITE 310 PALO ALTO CA 94301

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