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Heritage Commerce WACC %

:9.6% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-19), Heritage Commerce's weighted average cost of capital is 9.6%. Heritage Commerce's ROIC % is 0.00% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Heritage Commerce earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Heritage Commerce WACC % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Heritage Commerce's WACC % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Heritage Commerce Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
WACC %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.09 6.19 11.04 9.16 8.46

Heritage Commerce Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
WACC % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 9.23 8.52 8.46 9.87 9.45

Competitive Comparison

For the Banks - Regional subindustry, Heritage Commerce's WACC %, along with its competitors' market caps and WACC % 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.

   

Heritage Commerce WACC % Distribution

For the Banks industry and Financial Services sector, Heritage Commerce's WACC % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Heritage Commerce's WACC % falls into.



Heritage Commerce WACC % Calculation

The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay on average to all its security holders to finance its assets. The WACC is commonly referred to as the firm's cost of capital. Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. WACC is the average of the costs of these sources of financing, each of which is weighted by its respective use in the given situation. By taking a weighted average, we can see how much interest the company has to pay for every dollar it finances.

WACC=E/(E + D)*Cost of Equity+D/(E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)

1. Weights:
Generally speaking, a company's assets are financed by debt and equity. We need to calculate the weight of equity and the weight of debt.
The market value of equity (E) is also called "Market Cap". As of today, Heritage Commerce's market capitalization (E) is $700.202 Mil.
The market value of debt is typically difficult to calculate, therefore, GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding the latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together. As of Jun. 2021, Heritage Commerce's latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $0.164 Mil and its latest two-year average Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was $39.647 Mil. The total Book Value of Debt (D) is $39.811 Mil.
a) weight of equity = E / (E + D) = 700.202 / (700.202 + 39.811) = 0.9462
b) weight of debt = D / (E + D) = 39.811 / (700.202 + 39.811) = 0.0538

2. Cost of Equity:
GuruFocus uses Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate the required rate of return. The formula is:
Cost of Equity = Risk-Free Rate of Return + Beta of Asset * (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return)
a) GuruFocus uses 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate as the risk-free rate. It is updated daily. The current risk-free rate is 1.65000000%. Please go to Economic Indicators page for more information. Please note that we use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Rate of the United States as default.
b) Beta is the sensitivity of the expected excess asset returns to the expected excess market returns. Heritage Commerce's beta is 1.27.
c) (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.
Cost of Equity = 1.65000000% + 1.27 * 6% = 9.27%

3. Cost of Debt:
GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.
As of Dec. 2020, Heritage Commerce's interest expense (positive number) was $8.581 Mil. Its total Book Value of Debt (D) is $39.811 Mil.
Cost of Debt = 8.581 / 39.811 = 21.5543%.

4. Multiply by one minus Average Tax Rate:
GuruFocus uses the latest two-year average tax rate to do the calculation. The calculated average tax rate is limited to between 0% and 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is higher than 100%, it is set to 100%. If the calculated average tax rate is less than 0%, it is set to 0%.
The latest Two-year Average Tax Rate is 28.105%.

Heritage Commerce's Weighted Average Cost Of Capital (WACC) for Today is calculated as:

WACC=E / (E + D)*Cost of Equity+D / (E + D)*Cost of Debt*(1 - Tax Rate)
=0.9462*9.27%+0.0538*21.5543%*(1 - 28.105%)
=9.6%

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Heritage Commerce  (NAS:HTBK) WACC % Explanation

Because it costs money to raise capital. A firm that generates higher ROIC % than it costs the company to raise the capital needed for that investment is earning excess returns. A firm that expects to continue generating positive excess returns on new investments in the future will see its value increase as growth increases, whereas a firm that earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital will destroy value as it grows.

As of today, Heritage Commerce's weighted average cost of capital is 9.6%. Heritage Commerce's ROIC % is 0.00% (calculated using TTM income statement data). Heritage Commerce earns returns that do not match up to its cost of capital. It will destroy value as it grows.


Be Aware

1. GuruFocus uses book value of debt (D) to do the calculation. It is simplified by adding latest two-year average Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation together.

2. The WACC formula discussed above does not include Preferred Stock. Please adjust if preferred stock is considered.

3. (Expected Return of the Market - Risk-Free Rate of Return) is also called market premium. GuruFocus requires market premium to be 6%.

4. GuruFocus uses last fiscal year end Interest Expense divided by the latest two-year average debt to get the simplified cost of debt.


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Heritage Commerce Business Description

Heritage Commerce logo
Industry
Financial Services » Banks NAICS : 522110 SIC : 6022
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
224 Airport Parkway, San Jose, CA, USA, 95110
Heritage Commerce Corporation operates as a bank holding company. The company, through its subsidiary, offers commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses and their owners, managers, and employees. It operates through two segments, namely Banking and Factoring. The bank generates a majority of its revenue from the Banking segment.
Executives
Cabral Bruce H director 150 ALMADEN BOULEVARD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Benito Michael Eugene officer: EVP 150 ALMADNE BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Moles Robert director HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Webster Ranson W director C/O HERITAGE BANK OF COMMERCE 150 ALMADEN BLVD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Bisceglia Frank G director C/O HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP 150 ALMADEN BLVD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Jones Robertson Clay Jr officer: EVP 150 ALMADEN BOULEVARD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Wilton Keith director, officer: President and CEO 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Kaczmarek Walter Theodore director HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Conner Jack W director HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Biagini Komas Julianne M director 150 ALMADEN BOULEVARD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Mcgovern Lawrence D officer: EVP/CFO C/O HERITAGE COMMERCE CORP 150 ALMADEN BLVD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Dinapoli Jason Philip director 1875 CENTURY PARK EAST SUITE 1400 LOS ANGELES CA 90067
Roden Laura director 150 ALMADEN BLVD. SAN JOSE CA 95113
Butsch Margo G. officer: EVP/Chief Credit Officer 150 ALMADEN BLVD SAN JOSE CA 95113
Sutton Marina Park director 150 ALMADEN BOULEVARD SAN JOSE CA 95113

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