Dividend Growth of Hercules Capital, Inc.(HTGC)

Hercules Capital(HTGC) is having a Dividend Yield of 8.2% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.24. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.31. Hercules Capital has a 5 year average dividend yield of 8.86% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.24. Hercules Capital(HTGC) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 4, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.31. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.24. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 8.2%. Hercules Capital(HTGC) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 1.03 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 1.06. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Hercules Capital(HTGC) is at the rate of 6.68% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.71. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.07% or 0.01 points. After the session commenced at $15.08, the stock reached the higher end at $15.18 while it hit a low of $15.02. With the volume soaring to 493,412 shares, the last trade was called at $15.11. The company has a 52-week high of $15.18. The company has a market cap of $1,169 million and there are 77,372,017 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $9.95. Shares of Hercules Capital, Inc. rose by 4.28% in the last five trading days and 4.93% for the last 4 weeks. Hercules Capital, Inc. is up 11.68% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.09%.

Currently the company Insiders own 3.9% of Hercules Capital, Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 43.42% of Hercules Capital, Inc. shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 14, 2015, Manuel A Henriquez (CEO) purchased 1,000 shares at 10.99 per share price.On Nov 24, 2015, Thomas J Fallon (director) purchased 10,000 shares at 11.16 per share price.On May 20, 2015, Scott Bluestein (Chief Investment Officer) sold 6,000 shares at 12.65 per share price.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.31. The company had revenue of $45.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $44.13 million. The companys revenue was down -4.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.33 EPS.

Hercules Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company focused on providing senior secured venture growth loans to technology, life sciences and sustainable and renewable technology industries. Hercules Capital, Inc., formerly known as Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is based in PALO ALTO, United States.


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