Horizon Technology Finance (HRZN) President Gerald Michaud, Buys $151200 in Stock; HAL TRUST CL B BEARER SHARES (HALFF) Shorts Down By 1.22%

HAL TRUST CL B BEARER SHARES (OTCMKTS:HALFF) had a decrease of 1.22% in short interest. HALFF’s SI was 8,100 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 1.22% from 8,200 shares previously. It closed at $190.5 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $10.02. About 164,330 shares traded or 111.69% up from the average. Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) has declined 5.12% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.67% the S&P500.

Horizon Technology Finance Corporation is a business development firm specializing in lending and and investing in development-stage investments. The company has market cap of $115.48 million. It focuses on making secured debt and venture lending investments to venture capital backed companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and cleantech industries. It has a 17.73 P/E ratio.

Analysts await Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.26 EPS, up 8.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.24 per share. HRZN’s profit will be $3.00 million for 9.63 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by Horizon Technology Finance Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.14% negative EPS growth.

As published in a legal document that’s submitted to the Security and Exchange Commission on 18-05-2018, Gerald Michaud an insider in Horizon Technology Finance Corp and currently President, bought shares worth $151,200 U.S. Dollars in the Connecticut-based company. He acquired 15,000 new shares, at average $10.1 per share. Gerald Michaud right now owns 70,519 shares or 0.61% of the Company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 1 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 4 investors sold Horizon Technology Finance Corporation shares while 8 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 1.48 million shares or 2.55% less from 1.52 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Founders Securities Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.04% or 10,472 shares. Barclays Pcl stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN). Tower Rech (Trc) accumulated 252 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The accumulated 0% or 770 shares. Horizon Invests Limited Com invested 0.02% in Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN). 200,500 were reported by Bridgeway Capital Management. Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN). Lsv Asset Mgmt holds 0% in Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) or 188,301 shares. Brown Advisory Limited Liability Com holds 19,950 shares. Wells Fargo Mn holds 35,230 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citigroup invested in 300 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley invested 0% in Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN). 10,774 were reported by Cambridge Investment Rech Advsr. 21,369 are owned by Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada. 19,300 are held by California Public Employees Retirement System.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $136,000 activity. On Thursday, March 15 SAVAGE JOSEPH J bought $106,000 worth of Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) or 10,000 shares. Sarsynski Elaine A bought $30,000 worth of stock or 3,000 shares.

Another recent and important Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Horizon Technology Finance’s (HRZN) CEO, Robert Pomeroy on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering Horizon Technology Finance (NASDAQ:HRZN), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Horizon Technology Finance has $14 highest and $11.0 lowest target. $12.38’s average target is 23.55% above currents $10.02 stock price. Horizon Technology Finance had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by National Securities with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 5. Oppenheimer maintained Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, January 9. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 31 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) rating on Sunday, October 22. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $11.0 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, July 23. Oppenheimer downgraded Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:HRZN) on Thursday, August 4 to “Perform” rating.

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