HTGC Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/14/14

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 8/14/14, Hercules Technology Growth Capital (Symbol: HTGC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.31, payable on 8/25/14. As a percentage of HTGC's recent stock price of $16.05, this dividend works out to approximately 1.93%, so look for shares of Hercules Technology Growth Capital to trade 1.93% lower - all else being equal - when HTGC shares open for trading on 8/14/14.

HTGC+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTGC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 7.73% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTGC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:


Hercules Technology Growth Capital 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HTGC's low point in its 52 week range is $12.95 per share, with $17.25 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $16.06.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HTGC makes up 5.27% of the Proshares Ultra Russell2000 ETF (Symbol: UWM) which is trading lower by about 0.4% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Hercules Technology Growth Capital shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: HTGC , UWM

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