Investors Observer gives Hercules Capital Inc (HTGC) an average review score of 60 based on its analysis. The proprietary rating system takes into account the underlying health of a business by analyzing its stock price, earnings and rate of growth. HTGC currently holds better value than 60% of the shares based on these metrics. Long-term buy and hold investors should find the most relevant valuation ranking system when making investment decisions.
HTGC has a 12-month price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 6.1, which puts it below the historical average of around 15. HTGC is currently trading at a good value as investors pay less than the value of. action in relation to its benefits. . HTGC’s last 12-month earnings per share (EPS) of 2.74 justifies its share price in the market. The tracking PE ratios do not take into account the company’s projected growth rate. So, some companies will have high PE ratios due to high growth recruiting more investors even though the underlying company has produced low profits so far. HTGC currently has a 12 month forward PEG to Growth Ratio of 0.52. The market is currently undervaluing HTGC from its projected growth due to the below-fair-market PEG ratio of 1. HTGC’s PEG is derived from its forward price / earnings ratio divided by its growth rate. Because PEG ratios include more of a company’s overall health fundamentals with an additional focus on the future, they are one of the valuation metrics most used by analysts.
HTGC ‘has a strong valuation at its current market price due to an undervalued PEG ratio despite strong growth. HTGC’s PE and PEG are better than the market average, leading to an above-average valuation score. Click here for the full Hercules Capital Inc (HTGC) share report.