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HTGC Hercules Capital PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 14, 2024, the Hercules Capital stock's PE ratio is 8.82. This takes into account the latest EPS of $2.22 and stock price of $19.57. The PE ratio has grown by 17% from its last 4 quarters average of 7.5.

HTGC PE ratio history

How has HTGC's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Hercules Capital has averaged 15.56 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 8.82 is 43% lower than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, HTGC's PE ratio peaked in the Jun 2022 quarter at 122.64, when the price was $13.49 and the EPS was $0.11. The lowest point was in the Mar 2021 quarter, when it reached 5.66 with a price of $16.03 and an EPS of $2.83.


Hercules Capital PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 54.9% in 2021

Maximum annual decrease: -56.5% in 2023

Year PE ratio Change
2023 7.19 -56.5%
2022 16.53 49.46%
2021 11.06 54.9%
2020 7.14 -12.93%
2019 8.2 -38.39%
2018 13.31 -3.62%
2017 13.81 -10.96%
2016 15.51 -23.67%
2015 20.32 52.9%
2014 13.29 35.34%

HTGC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of HTGC for the past years

Currently, HTGC's PE ratio is lower than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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HTGC PE vs peers

What is HTGC's PE ratio compared to its peers
Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HTGC Hercules Capital Inc 8.82 $3.17B
FNMA Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae N/A $1.64B

Frequently asked questions

What is Hercules Capital's PE ratio?

HTGC stock has a price to earnings ratio of 8.82 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Hercules Capital (HTGC)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for HTGC stock is 21.39.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Hercules Capital (HTGC)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for HTGC stock is 16.58.

What is the highest PE ratio for HTGC?

Over the last ten years, the Jun 2022 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 122.64.

How does the current PE ratio for HTGC compare to its historical average?

HTGC's price to earnings ratio is currently 43% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Hercules Capital's PE ratio so low?

HTGC's PE ratio is low because its earnings per share (EPS) is high relative to its stock price.

How is HTGC's PE ratio calculated (Hercules Capital PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Hercules Capital's share price is $19.57. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.22. Therefore, Hercules Capital's PE ratio for today is 8.82. PE RATIO(8.82) = STOCK PRICE($19.57) / TTM EPS($2.22)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.