Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): $17.78

0.28 (+1.60%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CSWC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CSWC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CSWC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

CSWC Stock Summary

  • For CSWC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.66% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP's share price is greater than that of just 7.76% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -40.94%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 12.7% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be LADR, AFCG, TFSL, NYCB, and LBC.
  • CSWC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP's official web site, go to

CSWC Valuation Summary

  • CSWC's price/sales ratio is 5.7; this is 470% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CSWC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 32.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CSWC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CSWC 2023-03-17 5.7 1.0 17.0 28.0
CSWC 2023-03-16 5.8 1.1 17.2 28.2
CSWC 2023-03-15 5.7 1.0 16.9 27.9
CSWC 2023-03-14 5.7 1.0 17.0 28.1
CSWC 2023-03-13 5.8 1.1 17.2 28.2
CSWC 2023-03-10 5.8 1.1 17.2 28.2

CSWC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -38.6%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 20.79%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -10.17%.
Over the past 34 months, CSWC's revenue has gone up $41,098,000.

The table below shows CSWC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 103.137 -237.22 34.586
2022-09-30 92.682 -174.444 44.197
2022-06-30 86.179 -152.185 30.183
2022-03-31 82.215 -182.675 42.815
2021-12-31 78.359 -161.651 33.363
2021-09-30 75.088 -125.242 36.202

CSWC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CSWC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 48.4% of graded US stocks.
  • CSWC's asset turnover comes in at 0.095 -- ranking 49th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • NYCB, IROQ, and INBK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CSWC.

The table below shows CSWC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.095 1 0.035
2021-06-30 0.097 1 0.056
2021-03-31 0.100 1 0.054
2020-12-31 0.102 1 0.020
2020-09-30 0.102 1 -0.004
2020-06-30 0.103 1 -0.020

CSWC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CSWC, see our CSWC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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CSWC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.78 52-week high $24.40
Prev. close $17.50 52-week low $16.28
Day low $17.59 Volume 322,412
Day high $17.93 Avg. volume 275,768
50-day MA $18.48 Dividend yield 12.05%
200-day MA $18.52 Market Cap 614.46M

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) Company Bio

Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development company specializing in private equity investments in growth capital, acquisition financings, industry consolidations, early-stage financing, sponsor-led buyouts management buyouts, middle market, subordinated debt, first and second lien loans, senior uni-tranche structures and equity co-investment positions. and minority recapitalizations. The company was founded in 1961 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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CSWC Price Returns

1-mo -1.45%
3-mo 7.60%
6-mo 12.08%
1-year -15.13%
3-year 120.26%
5-year 84.30%
YTD 7.60%
2022 -24.42%
2021 57.40%
2020 -1.56%
2019 18.03%
2018 29.52%

CSWC Dividends

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