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Capital Southwest Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.88 (-3.94 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.48
50-Day Range
MA: $19.43
52-Week Range
Now: $21.48
Volume299,408 shs
Average Volume196,037 shs
Market Capitalization$426.76 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.33%
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. In lower middle market, the firm typically invests in growth financing, bolt-on acquisitions, new platform acquisitions, refinancing, dividend recapitalizations, sponsor-led buyouts, and management buyouts situations. The investment structures are Unitranche debt, subordinated debt, senior debt, first and second lien debt, and preferred and common equity. The firm makes equity co-investments alongside debt investments, up to 20% of total check and only makes non-control investments. It prefers to invest in Industrial manufacturing and services, value-added distribution, healthcare products and services, business services, specialty chemicals, food and beverage, tech-enabled services and SaaS models. The firm seeks to invest in energy services and products, industrial technologies, and specialty chemicals and products. Within energy services and products, the firm seeks to invest in each segment of the industry, including upstream, midstream and downstream, excluding exploration and production with a focus on differentiated products and services, equipment and tool rental, consumable products, and drilling and completion chemicals. Within industrial technologies, it seeks to invest in automation and process controls, handling and packaging equipment, industrial filtration and fluid handling, measurement, monitoring and testing, professional tools, and sensors and instrumentation. Within and specialty chemicals and products, the firm seeks to invest in businesses that develop and manufacture highly differentiated chemicals and products including adhesives, coatings and sealants, catalysts and absorbents, cosmeceuticals, fine chemicals, flavors and fragrances, performance lubricants, polymers, plastics and composites, chemical dispensing and filtration equipment, professional and industrial trade consumables and tools, engineered solutions for HVAC, plumbing, and electrical installations, specified high performance materials for fire protection and oilfield applications. It may also invest in exceptional opportunities in building products. The firm seeks to invest in the United States. The firm seeks to make investments ranging from $5 to $25 million in securities. It seeks to make equity investments up to $5 million and debt investments between $5 million and $20 million and co-invest in transaction size upto $40 million. It prefers to invest in companies with revenues approaching above $10 million, profitable operations, historical growth rate of at least 15 percent per year. . Within the lower middle market, it seeks to invest in with less than $15 million in EBITDA and also opportunistically invests in the upper middle market, generally defined as companies with EBITDA in excess of $50 million. In addition to making direct investments, the firm allocates capital to syndicated first and second lien term loans in the upper middle market. Criteria for Upper Middle Market Syndicated 1st Lien is EBITDA Size more than $30 million, Closing Leverage greater than 4 times, investment hold size between $5 million and $7 million, investment yield greater than 6.5%. Criteria for Upper Middle Market Syndicated 2nd Lien is EBITDA Size more than $50 million, Closing Leverage greater than 6 times, investment hold size between $5 million and $7 million, investment yield greater than 9%. It prefers to take a majority and minority stake. The firm has the flexibility to hold investments for very long period in its portfolio companies. It may also invest through warrants. The firm prefers to take Board participation in its portfolio companies. Capital Southwest Corporation was founded on April 19, 1961 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$62.04 million
Cash Flow$1.81 per share
Book Value$14.61 per share


Net Income$-22,350,000.00


Market Cap$426.76 million
Next Earnings Date6/7/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.39 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

750th out of 1,931 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

11th out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.88 (-3.94 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Capital Southwest a buy right now?

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

Wall Street analysts have given Capital Southwest a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Capital Southwest wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Capital Southwest?

Capital Southwest saw a decrease in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 56,900 shares, a decrease of 38.4% from the January 14th total of 92,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 159,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Capital Southwest's next earnings date?

Capital Southwest is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, June 7th 2021.
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How were Capital Southwest's earnings last quarter?

Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 2nd. The asset manager reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. Capital Southwest had a negative net margin of 10.38% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.17%.
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How has Capital Southwest's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Capital Southwest's stock was trading at $15.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CSWC stock has increased by 39.3% and is now trading at $21.48.
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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 Wednesday, February 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.82%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 12th. This is a boost from Capital Southwest's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41.
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Is Capital Southwest a good dividend stock?

Capital Southwest pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.33%. CSWC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Capital Southwest does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Capital Southwest is 104.46%. 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 93.71% 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?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Capital Southwest's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Capital Southwest's share price to reach $17.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.7%.
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Who are Capital Southwest's key executives?

Capital Southwest's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bowen S. Diehl, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. Michael Scott Sarner, CFO, Chief Compliance Officer, Sec. & Treasurer (Age 48, Pay $994.36k)
  • Mr. Douglas M. Kelley, Managing Director
  • Mr. Joshua S. Weinstein CFA, Managing Director
  • Mr. Ryan Kelly, Principal
  • Mr. Chris Rehberger, VP of Fin. & Treasurer
  • Ms. Amy Baker, Controller
  • Mr. Spencer Klein, VP
  • Ms. Rachel Bazan CFA, VP
  • Mr. Grant Eason, VP

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (4.45%), Sanders Morris Harris LLC (4.65%), Zuckerman Investment Group LLC (4.26%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.40%), Ares Management LLC (1.30%) and Grace & White Inc. NY (0.72%). Company insiders that own Capital Southwest stock include Bowen S Diehl, Christine Battist, David R Brooks and Michael Scott Sarner.
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Which institutional 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., Ariel Investments LLC, Moerus Capital Management LLC, Advisory Research Inc., Zuckerman Investment Group LLC, Grace & White Inc. NY, National Asset Management Inc., and Weather Gauge Advisory LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Capital Southwest stock?

CSWC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Centric Wealth Management, Van ECK Associates Corp, Advisory Services Network LLC, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, Virtus ETF Advisers LLC, Mariner LLC, and Ares Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Capital Southwest stock in the last two years include Bowen S Diehl, Christine Battist, David R Brooks, and Michael Scott Sarner.
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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 $21.48.

How much money does Capital Southwest make?

Capital Southwest has a market capitalization of $426.76 million and generates $62.04 million in revenue each year. The asset manager earns $-22,350,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.57 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Capital Southwest have?

Capital Southwest employs 22 workers across the globe.

What is Capital Southwest's official website?

The official website for Capital Southwest is www.capitalsouthwest.com.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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