Hercules Capital (NYSE: HTGC) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 10/5/2017 – Hercules Capital was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 10/2/2017 – Hercules Capital was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 10/2/2017 – Hercules Capital is now covered by analysts at FBR & Co. They set a “buy” rating and a $14.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – Hercules Capital was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/18/2017 – Hercules Capital was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/12/2017 – Hercules Capital was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 9/8/2017 – Hercules Capital was upgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Hercules Capital was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/31/2017 – Hercules Capital was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/16/2017 – Hercules Capital had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock.

Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) opened at 12.74 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.11 and a beta of 0.85. Hercules Capital, Inc. has a 52 week low of $11.64 and a 52 week high of $15.68. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $12.48 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.39.

Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31. The firm had revenue of $48.45 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.25 million. Hercules Capital had a net margin of 38.69% and a return on equity of 12.93%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that Hercules Capital, Inc. will post $1.17 EPS for the current year.

Hercules Capital, Inc is a specialty finance company. The Company is an internally managed, non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Company focuses on providing senior secured venture growth loans to venture capital-backed companies in a range of technology, life sciences, and sustainable and renewable technology industries.

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