Jarislowsky Fraser LTD Has Boosted By $13.08 Million Its Stantec (STN) Holding; Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) Sentiment Is 0.88

June 18, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc (HTGC) investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.17, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 56 funds increased or opened new holdings, while 64 sold and reduced equity positions in Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc. The funds in our database now possess: 28.98 million shares, down from 30.13 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 53 Increased: 39 New Position: 17.

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased Stantec Inc (STN) stake by 5.31% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd acquired 544,877 shares as Stantec Inc (STN)’s stock declined 0.59%. The Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd holds 10.80M shares with $266.24M value, up from 10.25M last quarter. Stantec Inc now has $3.01 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $25.95. About 16,812 shares traded. Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) has risen 7.45% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.12% the S&P500. Some Historical STN News: ; 10/05/2018 – Stantec 1Q EPS C$0.32; 27/03/2018 – Stantec Acquires Shrewsbury, England-Based ESI Consulting; 26/04/2018 – Stantec Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Cegertec; 19/03/2018 – Stantec Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Norwest; 27/03/2018 – STANTEC BUYS ESI CONSULTING; 26/04/2018 – STANTEC INC – HAS INITIATED A STRATEGIC REVIEW FOR MWH CONSTRUCTORS, STANTEC TREATMENT AND SLAYDEN; 14/05/2018 – Stantec Takes Part in $55 Billion in Active Projects, Led by LNG Complex, Other Energy Feats, an Industrial Info News Alert; 15/05/2018 – Stantec to Work with Western Michigan University to Transform Main Campus South Neighborhood; 10/05/2018 – Stantec 1Q EBITDA C$90.3M; 08/05/2018 – Stantec Selected to Design Hampstead Bypass and US 17 Improvements in Hampstead in New Hanover and Pender Counties, North

More notable recent Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Hercules Technology Growth (HTGC) Prices 6M Share Common Stock Offering at $12.15/Share” on June 12, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Hercules Capital, Inc. Closes Public Offering of Common Stock Including Option to Purchase Additional Shares” published on June 14, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Hercules Capital, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Hercules Increases Its Union Bank Credit Facility to $100.0 Million to Support Investment Portfolio Growth” published on June 04, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “TransEnterix stock jumps on $40M loan agreement” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Hercules Capital’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Hercules Capital, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. HTGC was included in 2 notes of analysts from February 24, 2017. The stock of Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, February 24. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 24 by FBR Capital.

The stock decreased 0.96% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $12.4. About 434,396 shares traded or 3.61% up from the average. Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) has declined 6.19% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.76% the S&P500. Some Historical HTGC News: ; 23/05/2018 – TransEnterix, Inc. Announces Loan Agreement With Hercules Cap; 22/03/2018 – Hercules’ Highly Asset Sensitive Debt Investment Portfolio to Generate Additional $0.04 of Net Investment Income Earnings; 23/04/2018 – HERCULES CAPITAL PRICES OFFERING OF $75.0M 5.25% NOTES DUE 2025; 05/03/2018 – GIBRALTAR BUSINESS CAPITAL – WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE AS INDEPENDENT SENIOR SECURED ASSET-BASED LENDER & REMAIN AT HEADQUARTERS IN NORTHBROOK; 03/05/2018 – Hercules Capital 1Q Net Investment Income 31 Cents/Share; 10/05/2018 – Hercules Capital Presenting at Conference May 23; 06/03/2018 – Mesoblast Enters Into US$75 Million Non-Dilutive Credit Facility; 23/05/2018 – TRANSENTERIX, REPORTS LOAN PACT WITH HERCULES CAPITAL; 26/04/2018 – Hercules Cap Closes Public Offering of $75.0 M 5.25% Notes Due 2025; 26/04/2018 – Hercules Capital Closes Public Offering of $75.0 Million 5.25% Notes Due 2025

Muzinich & Co. Inc. holds 4.17% of its portfolio in Hercules Capital, Inc. for 2.05 million shares. Benchmark Capital Advisors owns 244,139 shares or 2.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc has 1.81% invested in the company for 341,227 shares. The Michigan-based Northpointe Capital Llc has invested 1.69% in the stock. Taylor Frigon Capital Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 79,628 shares.

Analysts await Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.28 earnings per share, down 9.68% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.31 per share. HTGC’s profit will be $26.10 million for 11.07 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Hercules Capital, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.68% negative EPS growth.

Hercules Capital, Inc., formerly known as Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., is a business development firm specializing in providing venture debt, debt, senior secured loans, and growth capital to privately held venture capital-backed companies at all stages of development including select publicly listed companies and select special opportunity lower middle market companies that require additional capital to fund acquisitions, recapitalizations and refinancings and established-stage companies. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The firm provides growth capital financing solutions for capital extension; management buy-out and corporate spin-out financing solutions; company, asset specific, or intellectual property acquisition; convertible, subordinated and/or mezzanine loans; domestic and international expansion; vendor financing; revenue acceleration by sales and marketing development, and manufacturing expansion. It has a 11.48 P/E ratio. It provides asset financing with a focus on cash flow; accounts receivable facilities; equipment loans/leases; equipment acquisition; facilities build-out and/or expansion; working capital revolving lines of credit; inventory.

More news for Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) were recently published by: Profitconfidential.com, which released: “Stantec Stock: A Play on Global Infrastructure That’s Looking to Break Higher” on May 22, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Stantec to Lead Environmental Assessment for Deepwater Wind Project in Maryland” and published on May 31, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.33, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 13 investors sold STN shares while 33 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 63.69 million shares or 2.02% more from 62.43 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest reported 1.04 million shares. Van Berkom Incorporated holds 0.96% or 1.29M shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 6.13M shares. Lowe Brockenbrough holds 0.06% or 16,260 shares in its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Massachusetts Services Company Ma has invested 0.01% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Mawer Investment accumulated 2.71M shares or 0.56% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 0% in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) or 33,407 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas invested in 50,498 shares or 0% of the stock. Jupiter Asset Management Limited has 432,081 shares. Moreover, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd has 1.66% invested in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) for 10.80 million shares. 33,043 were reported by 1832 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership. D E Shaw Com Inc accumulated 0.01% or 183,300 shares. Moreover, Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 0.08% invested in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN) for 7.64 million shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN). Grandeur Peak Glob Ltd Company invested in 1.82M shares or 5.08% of the stock.

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd decreased General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) stake by 132,310 shares to 4.03M valued at $54.32M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Coca (NYSE:KO) stake by 18,322 shares and now owns 237,593 shares. International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) was reduced too.

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