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Owners of Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC (NASDAQ: HRZN) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $14.81 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.3%. The average volume for Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC has been 72,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC has a market cap of $141.5 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Horizon Technology Finance Corporation, a specialty finance company, lends to and invests in development-stage companies in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.48. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Horizon Technology Finance Corp BDC Ratings Report now.