Capital Southwest Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.16 (-0.61 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume266,680 shs
Average Volume163,154 shs
Market Capitalization$576.53 million
P/E Ratio9.02
Dividend Yield6.74%
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About Capital Southwest

Capital Southwest is a publicly–owned business development company with total assets of $496 million as of June 30, 2010. We provide patient capital to exceptional businesses with significant growth potential. As a public company, we have the flexibility to hold investments indefinitely, which has provided the management teams of our holdings a stable ownership platform since we were founded in 1961. We are not a private equity firm or a venture capital firm or a fund. Capital Southwest is a business development company with a refreshingly different investment mindset.


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Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

366th out of 1,330 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Capital Southwest a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Capital Southwest in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Capital Southwest stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Capital Southwest?

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When is Capital Southwest's next earnings date?

Capital Southwest is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 29th 2021.
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How were Capital Southwest's earnings last quarter?

Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) announced its earnings results on Sunday, August, 1st. The asset manager reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. Capital Southwest had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.40% and a net margin of 79.95%.
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How has Capital Southwest's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Capital Southwest's stock was trading at $15.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CSWC shares have increased by 68.4% and is now trading at $25.97.
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How often does Capital Southwest pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, December 31st. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 14th. This is a positive change from Capital Southwest's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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Is Capital Southwest a good dividend stock?

Capital Southwest pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.74%. CSWC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Capital Southwest is 106.02%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Capital Southwest will have a dividend payout ratio of 91.67% in the coming year. This indicates that Capital Southwest may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CSWC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Capital Southwest's shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Capital Southwest's share price to reach $23.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.5%.
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Who are Capital Southwest's key executives?

Capital Southwest's management team includes the following people:
  • Bowen S. Diehl, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Michael Scott Sarner, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Treasurer
  • Douglas M. Kelley, Senior Vice President & Managing Director
  • Josh Weinstein, Senior Managing Director
  • Amy Baker, Controller

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 Ares Capital (ARCC), AT&T (T), Arbor Realty Trust (ABR), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Hercules Capital (HTGC), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Energy Transfer (ET) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is Capital Southwest's stock symbol?

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

Who are Capital Southwest's major shareholders?

Capital Southwest's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sanders Morris Harris LLC (3.58%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (2.28%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (2.28%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (1.77%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.51%) and Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.73%). Company insiders that own Capital Southwest stock include Bowen S Diehl, Christine Battist, David R Brooks, Michael Scott Sarner, Thomas Duane Morgan and William R Thomas III.
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Which major investors are selling Capital Southwest stock?

CSWC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, and Advisory Services Network LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Capital Southwest stock?

CSWC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Invesco Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Capital Southwest stock in the last two years include Bowen S Diehl, Christine Battist, David R Brooks, Michael Scott Sarner, Thomas Duane Morgan, and William R Thomas III.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Capital Southwest's stock price today?

One share of CSWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.97.

How much money does Capital Southwest make?

Capital Southwest has a market capitalization of $576.53 million and generates $68.06 million in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $50.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.66 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Capital Southwest have?

Capital Southwest employs 21 workers across the globe.

What is Capital Southwest's official website?

The official website for Capital Southwest is

Where are Capital Southwest's headquarters?

Capital Southwest is headquartered at 5400 LYNDON B JOHNSON FREEWAY SUITE 1300, DALLAS TX, 75240.

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]

This page was last updated on 9/18/2021 by Staff
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