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Earnings Preview For Hercules Capital

Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2022-07-28. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement. Analysts estimate that Hercules Capital will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33.

Benzinga · 07/27/2022 13:32

Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2022-07-28. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Hercules Capital will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33.

Hercules Capital bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Historical Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.01, which was followed by a 2.61% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Hercules Capital's past performance and the resulting price change:

 

Quarter Q1 2022 Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021
EPS Estimate 0.31 0.32 0.33 0.32
EPS Actual 0.30 0.35 0.33 0.32
Price Change % 2.61% -2.74% -0.34% -0.75%

eps graph

Stock Performance

Shares of Hercules Capital were trading at $14.95 as of July 26. Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 13.68%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are likely a little upset going into this earnings release.

TO TRACK ALL EARNINGS RELEASES FOR HERCULES CAPITAL VISIT THEIR EARNINGS CALENDAR ON OUR SITE.

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