NYSE:HTGC - Hercules Capital Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $17.25
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.98 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$17.42
▼ -0.02 (-0.11%)

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Analyst Price Target for HTGC

Analyst Price Target is $17.25
▼ -0.98% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hercules Capital in the last 3 months. The average price target is $17.25, with a high forecast of $18.50 and a low forecast of $16.00. The average price target represents a -0.98% upside from the last price of $17.42.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Hercules Capital. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 7 buy ratings
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4/28/2020
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7/27/2020
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10/25/2020
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1/23/2021
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4/23/2021
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7/22/2021
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9/20/2021
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10/20/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$17.50N/A
4/30/2021B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy$16.50 ➝ $18.50Low
4/27/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageOutperform$17.50Low
3/25/2021Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$17.00Medium
2/22/2021B. RileyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
1/8/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$13.00 ➝ $16.00Low
11/24/2020B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy$12.50 ➝ $14.50Low
10/9/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$12.00 ➝ $13.00Low
9/9/2020JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$12.50 ➝ $13.00Low
7/31/2020Compass PointUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$10.25 ➝ $12.75High
6/19/2020Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$12.75Low
6/4/2020B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$12.00Medium
5/13/2020WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform$15.00 ➝ $13.50High
5/5/2020JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetMarket Outperform$16.50 ➝ $12.50Low
5/5/2020B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy$11.00 ➝ $12.00High
4/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$10.75 ➝ $11.25High
4/6/2020Piper SandlerLower Price TargetOverweight$16.00 ➝ $10.00Medium
3/31/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$10.00Medium
3/25/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOverweight$16.50 ➝ $10.75High
3/24/2020B. RileyLower Price TargetBuy$17.00 ➝ $11.00High
3/2/2020WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/26/2020JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform$15.00 ➝ $16.50Low
2/21/2020B. RileyBoost Price TargetBuy$15.00 ➝ $17.00Low
11/4/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
11/1/2019JMP SecuritiesSet Price TargetBuy$15.00Low
7/2/2019Compass PointSet Price TargetHold$13.00Low
5/17/2019B. RileyDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
5/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$12.75 ➝ $13.25Low
5/3/2019B. RileyUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$11.50 ➝ $15.00High
3/13/2019WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$15.00 ➝ $13.50Low
3/13/2019B. RileyDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$15.00 ➝ $11.50Low
3/13/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$14.00 ➝ $11.50Low
3/12/2019Compass PointDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
2/22/2019WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformLow
11/5/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$14.25 ➝ $14.00Low
11/2/2018B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$15.00Low
8/16/2018JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Outperform ➝ Market Outperform$14.00 ➝ $14.50Low
8/6/2018WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$13.75 ➝ $15.00Low
8/3/2018Compass PointSet Price TargetBuy$14.00Low
3/5/2018B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$15.00Medium
2/23/2018B. RileySet Price TargetBuy$15.00Medium
2/7/2018WedbushUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$13.75Medium
2/6/2018Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
1/10/2018Sandler O'NeillReiterated RatingHold$14.00Low
11/20/2017LADENBURG THALM/SH SHInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$14.50N/A
11/3/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/3/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
10/24/2017WedbushInitiated CoverageNeutral$13.25N/A
10/24/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$15.00N/A
10/2/2017FBR & Co.Initiated CoverageBuy$14.00Low
9/8/2017Compass PointUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$13.00Low
8/16/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00Low
8/7/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingMkt Outperform ➝ Mkt Outperform$14.50Low
8/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$16.00High
8/4/2017Raymond JamesReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformHigh
7/14/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00Low
7/4/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$15.00Low
5/16/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00High
5/8/2017WunderlichDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$16.00 ➝ $13.00Low
4/20/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$17.00Low
4/7/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$16.00Low
4/6/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/24/2017Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
2/24/2017UBS GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
2/24/2017FBR & Co.Boost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$15.00 ➝ $16.00N/A
1/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$15.00 ➝ $16.00N/A
12/23/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$15.00N/A
11/6/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.58 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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3/24/2021
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4/23/2021
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5/23/2021
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6/22/2021
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7/22/2021
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8/21/2021
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9/20/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
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10/20/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
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Hercules is the largest non-bank lender to venture capital-backed companies at all stages of development in a broadly diversified variety of technology, life sciences, and sustainable and renewable technology industries. With over a decade of experience in venture debt, Hercules is uniquely positioned to quickly create innovative financing solutions that perfectly fit within a company's existing capital structure and map to its business objectives. Recognized as the industry leader, Hercules understands the flexibility these types of companies need and has the experience to work closely with them, even through challenging times, to help them reach critical milestones. Hercules' deep sector expertise, geographic presence and its strong capital base have made Hercules the lender of choice for more than 480 innovative companies.
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Today's Range

Now: $17.42
Low: $17.41
High: $17.59

50 Day Range

MA: $16.88
Low: $16.50
High: $17.40

52 Week Range

Now: $17.42
Low: $10.83
High: $17.75

Volume

338,911 shs

Average Volume

662,036 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.02 billion

P/E Ratio

6.03

Dividend Yield

7.34%

Beta

1.55

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Hercules Capital?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Hercules Capital in the last twelve months: B. Riley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Hercules Capital?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Hercules Capital in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $17.25, suggesting a possible downside of 1.5%. B. Riley has the highest price target set, predicting HTGC will reach $18.50 in the next twelve months. Piper Sandler has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $16.00 for Hercules Capital in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Hercules Capital?

Hercules Capital currently has 4 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe HTGC will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Hercules Capital.
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How do I contact Hercules Capital's investor relations team?

Hercules Capital's physical mailing address is 400 HAMILTON AVE SUITE 310, PALO ALTO CA, 94301. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (650) 289-3060 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Hercules Capital is www.htgc.com.