Hercules Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC) Shorted Shares Increased By 47.65%

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.48 in 2018 Q3. It has change of 0.13, from 2018Q2’s 1.35. The ratio is positive due to Hercules Capital, Inc. positioning: 12 sold and 40 reduced. 30 funds took positions and 47 increased positions. Investors holded 31.31 million in 2018Q2 but now own 31.89 million shares or 1.88% more.
58,770 are held by Wellington Mngmt Gp Limited Liability Partnership. Private Advisor Grp Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.01% stake. Barclays Pcl stated it has 0% of its capital in Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC). Cibc Ww Mkts Inc holds 22,645 shs or 0% of its capital. Natl Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation reported 108,624 shs. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited owns 0.01% invested in Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) for 11,475 shs. Sg Americas Secs Limited Company has invested 0% of its capital in Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC). Suntrust Banks reported 38,825 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Smithfield Trust reported 0.01% stake. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Company reported 136,195 shs. Quantbot Techs Lp holds 0% of its capital in Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) for 2,300 shs. Highlander Capital Ltd Liability Corp has 3,532 shs. Advisory Research invested in 278,111 shs. Sei Invests reported 7,088 shs stake. Cambridge Investment Research Advsrs Inc accumulated 44,465 shs.

Change of 47.65% for Hercules Capital Inc (NYSE:HTGC)’s short interest was reported. FINRA published in February HTGC’s total 479,700 short interest. The 324,900 previous shares are up with 47.65%. With Average volume 712,000, HTGC’s previous position will take 1 days to recover.

Lastly it traded at $12.97.Since February 14, 2018 it’s 10.70% down thus downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 10.70%.

Hercules Capital, Inc., formerly known as Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is a business development firm specializing in providing venture debt, debt, senior secured loans, and growth capital to privately held venture capital-backed companies at all stages of development including select publicly listed companies and select special opportunity lower middle market companies that require additional capital to fund acquisitions, recapitalizations and refinancings and established-stage companies.The firm is worth $1.25 billion. The firm provides growth capital financing solutions for capital extension; management buy-out and corporate spin-out financing solutions; company, asset specific, or intellectual property acquisition; convertible, subordinated and/or mezzanine loans; domestic and international expansion; vendor financing; revenue acceleration by sales and marketing development, and manufacturing expansion.10.24 is the P/E ratio. It provides asset financing with a focus on cash flow; accounts receivable facilities; equipment loans/leases; equipment acquisition; facilities build-out and/or expansion; working capital revolving lines of credit; inventory.

Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 2 have positions in Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) as follows: 2 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 0 with “Hold”. The positive are 100%. Since August 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Hercules Capital has 2 analyst reports. On Thursday, August 16 the company was maintained by JMP Securities. The stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Monday, November 5.

For more Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) news posted briefly go to: Bizjournals.com, Businesswire.com, Seekingalpha.com, Globenewswire.com or Businesswire.com. The titles are as follows: “Bay Area bank makes key hire to debut venture lending – San Francisco Business Times” posted on December 21, 2018, “Hercules Capital Reaches $8.0 Billion Milestone in Total Debt Commitments Since 2003 – Business Wire” on August 03, 2018, “Hercules Capital: This 5.25% Baby Bond Has Begun Trading On The NYSE – Seeking Alpha” with a publish date: May 03, 2018, “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Hercules Capital, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, 22nd Century Group, BorgWarner, and Forestar Group — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence – GlobeNewswire” and the last “Hercules Capital Prices Public Offering of $40 Million 6.25% Notes due 2033 – Business Wire” with publication date: September 19, 2018.

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