Investors looking for a stock that provides large yields from investing in venture capital firms should look no further than Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC).
Considering the company invests in early stage, venture backed firms;
it might surprise the investment community that the company has a
limited history of payment defaults. Historically, the net realized loss
since inception only represents 1.1% of total commitments or an
annualized loss rate of only a low 13 basis points. So if the company
has historically lost only $42.8 million on a substantial investment
portfolio over 10 years, why has the stock historically paid high
Hercules Technology is a leading specialty finance
company that focuses on loaning senior secured debt with floating
interest rates to venture capital-backed companies in tech-related
markets. The company has a high focus on the biotechnology, life
science, and cleantech industries that historically are more willing to
take on debt to fund growth as opposed to the typically fast growing
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