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NASDAQ:CSWC - Capital Southwest Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.07 (-0.33 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.45
50-Day Range
MA: $21.28
52-Week Range
Now: $21.45
Volume118,195 shs
Average Volume108,950 shs
Market Capitalization$384.51 million
P/E Ratio14.02
Dividend Yield7.43%
Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development company specializing in credit and private equity and venture capital investments in middle market companies, mezzanine, later stage, mature, late venture, emerging growth, buyouts, recapitalizations and growth capital investments. It does not invest in startups, publicly traded companies, real estate developments, project finance opportunities, oil and gas exploration businesses, troubled companies, turnarounds, and companies in which significant senior management is departing. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CSWC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$51.88 million
Cash Flow$1.37 per share
Book Value$18.92 per share


Net Income$33.06 million


Market Cap$384.51 million
Next Earnings Date2/3/2020 (Confirmed)

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Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) Frequently Asked Questions

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, October 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, December 31st. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 19th. View Capital Southwest's Dividend History.

How were Capital Southwest's earnings last quarter?

Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The asset manager reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. The asset manager had revenue of $15.22 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.28 million. Capital Southwest had a net margin of 44.96% and a return on equity of 8.53%. View Capital Southwest's Earnings History.

When is Capital Southwest's next earnings date?

Capital Southwest is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 3rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Capital Southwest.

How can I listen to Capital Southwest's earnings call?

Capital Southwest will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, February 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for CSWC?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Capital Southwest's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Capital Southwest's share price to reach $23.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Capital Southwest.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Capital Southwest?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Capital Southwest in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Capital Southwest.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Capital Southwest stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Capital Southwest stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Capital Southwest Corporation is a venture capital investment company whose objective is to achieve capital appreciation through long-term investments in businesses believed to have favorable growth potential. The Company's investments are focused on early-stage financings, expansion financings, management buyouts and recapitalizations in a broad range of industry segments. The portfolio is a composite of companies in which the Company has major interests as well as a number of developing companies and marketable securities of established publicly-owned companies. " (11/7/2019)
  • 2. National Securities analysts commented, " CSWC posted core NII/share of $0.42 for the quarter, matching our estimate. The quarterly base dividend was bumped up a penny per share to $0.39/share from $0.38/share previously. As a reminder, the company is paying a $0.10/share supplemental dividend each quarter in addition to the base dividend. CSWC ended F2019 with UTI/share of $1.14, meaning that even if Media Recovery wasn’t monetized and there was no further UTI build through NII in excess of dividends that the company could pay the supplemental dividend for over 10 more quarters.
     As a reminder, Deepwater Corrosion Services was sold last quarter for a $1.7mm realized gain. Management is still targeting the sale of Media Recovery by the end of calendar 2019 and we model it to be sold at current marks during the 9/30/19 quarter with roughly half the proceeds being paid out the subsequent quarter and the remainder being used to further pad UTI for continued supplemental dividends.
     The only non-accrual, AG King Holdings, was written down slightly more on the quarter as was Premier Global and American Addiction. The latter two names are syndicated investments and in the case of American Addiction, EBITDA declined significantly enough to push up the weighted average portfolio attachment point to 4.80x from 3.80x Q/Q.
     We expect CSWC to have strong portfolio growth through F2020 and F2021. We think the ATM will be used sparingly and think management will ramp its balance sheet leverage significantly, boosting ROE and generating double-digit economic returns the next two fiscal years, by our estimates.
     We are revising our fiscal 2020 core NII/share estimate to $1.73 from $1.75 and are rolling out our fiscal 2021 core NII/share estimate of $1.84. We are maintaining our BUY rating and our $24 price target." (6/4/2019)

Has Capital Southwest been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CSWC stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Capital Southwest earned a news sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the asset manager a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Capital Southwest.

Are investors shorting Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 78,400 shares, an increase of 87.6% from the December 15th total of 41,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 108,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Capital Southwest's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Capital Southwest's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Capital Southwest own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Capital Southwest investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Paypal (PYPL), ARBOR RLTY TR I/SH (ABR), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Ares Capital (ARCC) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Capital Southwest's key executives?

Capital Southwest's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bowen S. Diehl, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Sarner, Treasurer, Sec., Chief Compliance Officer & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Kelley, Managing Director
  • Mr. Joshua S. Weinstein CFA, Managing Director
  • Mr. Matthew Darrah, Principal

Who are Capital Southwest's major shareholders?

Capital Southwest's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sanders Morris Harris LLC (5.10%), Brasada Capital Management LP (0.53%), Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.10%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Allred Capital Management LLC (0.02%) and Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Capital Southwest stock include Christine Battist, David R Brooks, Jack D Furst, John H Wilson, Michael Scott Sarner and Thomas Duane Morgan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Capital Southwest.

Which institutional investors are selling Capital Southwest stock?

CSWC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capital Southwest.

Which institutional investors are buying Capital Southwest stock?

CSWC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Brasada Capital Management LP, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Allred Capital Management LLC and Vigilant Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Capital Southwest stock in the last two years include Christine Battist, David R Brooks, Jack D Furst, John H Wilson, Michael Scott Sarner and Thomas Duane Morgan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capital Southwest.

How do I buy shares of Capital Southwest?

Shares of CSWC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Capital Southwest's stock price today?

One share of CSWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.45.

How big of a company is Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest has a market capitalization of $384.51 million and generates $51.88 million in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $33.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.42 on an earnings per share basis. Capital Southwest employs 21 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Capital Southwest.

What is Capital Southwest's official website?

The official website for Capital Southwest is http://www.capitalsouthwest.com/.

How can I contact Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest's mailing address is 5400 LYNDON B JOHNSON FREEWAY SUITE 1300, DALLAS TX, 75240. The asset manager can be reached via phone at 214-238-5700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Capital Southwest (NASDAQ CSWC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  392
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Capital Southwest and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CSWC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CSWC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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