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Hercules Capital
HTGC

$21.22
0.52%
 

About: 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 majorly 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.

Employees: 100

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Funds holding %
of 6,702 funds
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Analysts bullish %
of 11 analysts
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News positive %
of 16 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2024 Q1 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

69% more repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 113 | Existing positions reduced: 67

25% more funds holding in top 10

Funds holding in top 10: 4 [Q4 2023] → 5 (+1) [Q1 2024]

22% more call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $9.37M | Put options by funds: $7.67M

19% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $525M [Q4 2023] → $627M (+$102M) [Q1 2024]

2% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 42 | Existing positions closed: 41

0.38% more ownership

Funds ownership: 20.83% [Q4 2023] → 21.21% (+0.38%) [Q1 2024]

0% more funds holding

Funds holding: 278 [Q4 2023] → 279 (+1) [Q1 2024]

Research analyst outlook

11 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$17.50
18%
downside
Avg. target
$19.64
7%
downside
High target
$22
4%
upside

11 analyst ratings

positive
73%
neutral
27%
negative
0%
Piper Sandler
Crispin Love
4%upside
$22
Overweight
Maintained
10 Jul 2024
JMP Securities
Devin Ryan
6%downside
$20
Market Outperform
Maintained
3 May 2024
Wells Fargo
Finian O'Shea
6%downside
$20
Overweight
Maintained
3 May 2024
Piper Sandler
Crispin Love
1%upside
$21.5
Overweight
Maintained
3 May 2024
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Paul Johnson
10%downside
$19
Market Perform
Maintained
3 May 2024

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 16 articles about HTGC published over the past 30 days