Capital Southwest Company Profile (NASDAQ:CSWC)

About Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)

Capital Southwest logoCapital Southwest Corporation is an investment company that specializes in providing customized financing to middle market companies in a range of industry segments located primarily in the United States. The Company is a specialty lending company. Its principal investment objective is to produce risk-adjusted returns by generating current income from debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity and equity related investments. It focuses on partnering with business owners, management teams and financial sponsors to provide financing solutions to fund growth, changes of control, or other corporate events. In allocating future investments, it focuses on investing in senior and subordinated debt securities secured by security interests in portfolio company assets, coupled with equity interests. It targets senior and subordinated investments in the lower middle market and private loan transactions, as well as first and second lien syndicated loans in middle market companies.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Asset Management
  • Sub-Industry: Asset Management & Custody Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CSWC
  • CUSIP: 14050110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $252.1 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 15,966,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.96
  • 52 Week Range: $13.56 - $17.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.43
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.45
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $19.56 million
  • Price / Sales: 12.89
  • Book Value: $17.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.88
  • Annual Dividend: $0.68
  • Dividend Yield: 4.8%
  • EBIDTA: $8.33 million
  • Net Margins: 102.38%
  • Return on Equity: 2.73%
  • Return on Assets: 2.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.05%
  • Current Ratio: 68.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 68.84%
  • Average Volume: 28,998 shs.
  • Beta: -0.43
  • Short Ratio: 0.38

Frequently Asked Questions for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)

What is Capital Southwest's stock symbol?

Capital Southwest trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CSWC."

How often does Capital Southwest pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.81%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. This is a positive change from Capital Southwest's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Capital Southwest's Dividend History.

When will Capital Southwest make its next earnings announcement?

Capital Southwest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, June, 5th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Capital Southwest.

Who are some of Capital Southwest's key competitors?

How do I buy Capital Southwest stock?

Shares of Capital Southwest can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Capital Southwest stock cost?

One share of Capital Southwest stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.79.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
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Earnings History for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Earnings by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/6/2017Q3 2017$0.21$6.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.00 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.12 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Most Recent Dividend:4/3/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.68
Dividend Yield:4.31%
Payout Ratio:53.97% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 65.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell500$16.00$8,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell500$16.03$8,015.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell500$16.15$8,075.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell500$16.01$8,005.00View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell100$17.02$1,702.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2017Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell3,288$16.92$55,632.96View SEC Filing  
4/4/2017Moab Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell236$16.92$3,993.12View SEC Filing  
4/3/2017Moab Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell1,550$16.88$26,164.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Moab Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell600$16.84$10,104.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017David R BrooksDirectorBuy10,400$15.98$166,192.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell800$16.52$13,216.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Joseph B ArmesDirectorSell5,200$16.50$85,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell100$16.73$1,673.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell5,443$16.80$91,442.40View SEC Filing  
1/4/2017Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderSell23,718$16.74$397,039.32View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016David R BrooksDirectorBuy3,000$15.82$47,460.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Thomas Duane MorganDirectorBuy7,100$14.35$101,885.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Jack D FurstDirectorBuy9,000$14.90$134,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Jack D FurstDirectorBuy6,000$14.84$89,040.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Douglas M KelleyVPBuy102$14.89$1,518.78View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Thomas Duane MorganDirectorBuy1,000$14.03$14,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Michael Scott SarnerCFOBuy4,986$14.12$70,402.32View SEC Filing  
6/17/2016Michael Scott SarnerCFOBuy1,800$13.85$24,930.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016John H WilsonDirectorBuy2,000$14.07$28,140.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Thomas Duane MorganDirectorBuy950$13.34$12,673.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,100$13.72$15,092.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy90,475$14.11$1,276,602.25View SEC Filing  
1/12/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy24,989$14.16$353,844.24View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy500$14.12$7,060.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy1,700$14.24$24,208.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Moab Capital Partners LlcMajor ShareholderBuy4,100$14.16$58,056.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2015John H WilsonDirectorBuy800$14.12$11,296.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015David R BrooksDirectorBuy1,100$14.14$15,554.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Douglas M KelleyDirectorBuy7,000$14.28$99,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2015Joseph B ArmesCEOBuy1,000$48.51$48,510.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Matthew Bailey GoldenVPSell1,100$49.75$54,725.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015William M AshbaughSVPSell3,433$51.03$175,185.99View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015William M AshbaughSVPSell650$51.05$33,182.50View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015William M AshbaughSVPSell13,917$51.23$712,967.91View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Jack D FurstDirectorBuy2,100$51.43$108,003.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015William M AshbaughSVPSell22,000$48.23$1,061,060.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015William R Thomas IIIDirectorSell120,000$43.04$5,164,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Thomas Duane MorganDirectorBuy1,250$39.71$49,637.50View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Joseph B ArmesCEOBuy2,500$38.78$96,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Matthew Bailey GoldenVPBuy1,500$35.36$53,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Joseph B ArmesCEOBuy3,002$35.29$105,940.58View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Bowen S DiehlSVPBuy5,000$35.09$175,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Bowen S DiehlSVPBuy1,427$35.41$50,530.07View SEC Filing  
3/21/2014Bowen S DiehlSVPBuy1,473$35.06$51,643.38View SEC Filing  
3/19/2014Bowen S DiehlSVPBuy1,100$34.89$38,379.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Gary L MartinDirectorSell23,519$34.20$804,349.80View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Gary L MartinDirectorSell1,149$33.86$38,905.14View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Gary L MartinDirectorSell3,610$33.89$122,342.90View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Joseph B ArmesCEOBuy3,000$34.37$103,110.00View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014David R BrooksDirectorBuy1,500$35.11$52,665.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Ray D SchwertnerVPSell2,060$34.79$71,667.40View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013William M AshbaughSVPSell1,478$138.78$205,116.84View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013William M AshbaughSVPSell1,222$138.26$168,953.72View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013William M AshbaughSVPSell1,800$140.77$253,386.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013William M AshbaughSVPSell2,000$123.79$247,580.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
Latest Headlines for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC)
DateHeadline logoCapital Southwest Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - May 15 at 4:26 PM logoCapital Southwest Provides First Lien Term Loan to Wastewater Specialties - May 8 at 4:24 PM logoCapital Southwest (CSWC) Earning Very Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - April 26 at 8:42 AM logoCapital Southwest Supports Wingate Partners’ Acquisition of Binswanger Glass - April 11 at 6:03 PM logoInsider Selling: Capital Southwest Co. (CSWC) Major Shareholder Sells 1,550 Shares of Stock - April 5 at 11:34 PM logoCapital Southwest Co. (CSWC) Major Shareholder Moab Capital Partners Llc Sells 3,288 Shares - April 5 at 11:15 PM logo4:02 pm Capital Southwest Corp. declares a $0.26/share special dividend; increases quarterly dividend to $0.19/share from $0.17/share - March 1 at 1:19 PM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 1 at 1:18 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Special Dividend of $0.26 per Share and Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 per Share for Quarter Ended March 31, 2017 - February 28 at 4:47 PM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Financials - February 11 at 4:37 PM logoEdited Transcript of CSWC earnings conference call or presentation 7-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT - February 9 at 3:00 AM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 9 at 3:00 AM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 9 at 3:00 AM logoCapital Southwest Announces Federal Tax Treatment of 2016 Dividends - February 7 at 5:39 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Financial Results for Third Fiscal Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 - February 7 at 2:37 AM logoQ3 2017 Capital Southwest Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 6 at 4:35 PM logoCapital Southwest Corporation (CSWC), Interview with Bowen S. Diehl, CEO - January 25 at 10:44 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - January 18 at 4:53 PM logoCapital Southwest Corporation (Nasdaq: CSWC) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - December 20 at 9:38 AM logoPacific North West Capital Announces Assays, up to 4.33% Lithium Oxide on the Lithium One Project, Southeast Manitoba - December 8 at 4:26 PM logo4:02 pm Capital Southwest Corp. increases quarterly dividend to $0.17/share from $0.11/share - December 2 at 9:31 AM logoCapital Southwest Announces $0.17 per Share Dividend for Quarter Ended December 31, 2016 - December 1 at 4:42 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Financial Results for Second Fiscal Quarter Ended September 30, 2016 - November 7 at 4:12 PM logoQ2 2017 Capital Southwest Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - November 7 at 7:30 AM logoCapital Southwest Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - October 14 at 4:20 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces $0.11 per Share Dividend for Quarter Ended September 30, 2016 - September 1 at 4:24 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Closing of $100 Million Secured Revolving Credit Facility - August 30 at 4:27 PM logoCapital Southwest's (CSWC) CEO Bowen Diehl on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - August 10 at 10:39 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces Financial Results for First Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2016 - August 8 at 4:32 PM logoQ1 2017 Capital Southwest Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - August 8 at 9:18 AM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders - July 25 at 2:59 PM logoCapital Southwest Announces First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule - July 20 at 5:00 PM logoWeekly CFO Buys Highlights - July 5 at 12:17 PM logoCAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - June 14 at 3:57 PM logoEdited Transcript of CSWC earnings conference call or presentation 8-Jun-16 3:00pm GMT - June 8 at 12:49 PM



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