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Owners of Horizon Technology Finance (NASDAQ: HRZN) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $14.20 as of 4:00 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 9.8%. The average volume for Horizon Technology Finance has been 40,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Horizon Technology Finance has a market cap of $135.8 million and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. 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 11.61. TheStreet Ratings rates Horizon Technology Finance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Horizon Technology Finance Ratings Report now.