Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): $18.78

0.36 (+1.95%)

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  • CSWC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 72.46% of US stocks.
  • CSWC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CSWC's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 18.83% of US stocks).

CSWC Stock Summary

  • Capital Southwest Corp's stock had its IPO on March 27, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.38% of US equities in our set.
  • For CSWC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.17% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CSWC is more volatile than only 10.37% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Capital Southwest Corp are ROLL, CHH, OSW, EVA, and USPH.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 10.1; this is 8.18% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CSWC's price/sales ratio has moved down 49.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • CSWC's price/sales ratio has moved down 49.2 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 2016-01-05 21.5 0.8 3.9 0.7
CSWC 2012-10-03 44.0 0.8 4.7 3.9
CSWC 2012-02-23 39.0 0.6 8.9 7.1
CSWC 2007-03-21 93.2 1.2 3.8 3.3
CSWC 2004-06-29 66.2 1.3 7.8 7.9
CSWC 2004-05-25 66.8 1.3 7.9 7.9

CSWC Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 57%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 466.39%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 9.71%.
Over the past 52 months, CSWC's revenue has gone up $47,535,000.

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
2021-12-31 78.359 -161.651 33.363
2021-09-30 75.088 -125.242 36.202
2021-06-30 71.477 -145.646 57.148
2021-03-31 68.062 -68.252 50.883
2020-12-31 65.927 -69.477 15.706
2020-09-30 62.871 -93.312 -6.526

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 $18.78 52-week high $28.41
Prev. close $18.42 52-week low $17.79
Day low $18.39 Volume 368,900
Day high $18.86 Avg. volume 165,291
50-day MA $21.56 Dividend yield 10.22%
200-day MA $24.47 Market Cap 468.73M

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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Latest CSWC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Capital Southwest Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CSWC as an investment opportunity.

Capital Southwest Announces Federal Tax Treatment of 2021 Dividends

DALLAS, Feb. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (“Capital Southwest” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CSWC), an internally managed business development company focused on providing flexible financing solutions to support the acquisition and growth of middle market businesses, announced today the tax treatment of its 2021 dividends. Federal Tax Treatment of 2021 Dividends Capital Southwest paid dividends totaling $2.56 per share that are attributable to the tax year ended Decemb

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

Capital Southwest (CSWC) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Thank you for joining today's Capital Southwest third quarter fiscal year 2022 earnings call. Participating on the call today are Bowen Diehl, CEO; Michael Sarner, CFO; and Chris Rehberger, VP Finance.

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

Capital Southwest Q3 earnings helped by record deal activity, repayment volume

Capital Southwest (CSWC) fiscal Q3 results highlight the company''s record deal activity, along with robust volume in repayment activity. Q3 interest income from…

Seeking Alpha | January 31, 2022

Capital Southwest NII of $0.51 misses by $0.01, Total investment income of $22.31M beats by $1.74M

Capital Southwest press release (CSWC): FQ3 GAAP EPS of $0.51 misses by $0.01.Revenue of $22.31M (+17.2% Y/Y) beats by $1.74M.

Seeking Alpha | January 31, 2022

Capital Southwest declares $0.48 dividend

Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) declares $0.48/ quarterly dividend, 2.1% increase from prior dividend of $0.47.Forward yield 7.74%Payable March 14; for shareholders of record March 15;…

Seeking Alpha | January 31, 2022

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CSWC Price Returns

1-mo -12.59%
3-mo -18.20%
6-mo -21.62%
1-year -16.21%
3-year 25.87%
5-year 95.38%
YTD -21.68%
2021 57.40%
2020 -1.56%
2019 18.03%
2018 29.52%
2017 9.99%

CSWC Dividends

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Capital Southwest Corp (CSWC) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Capital Southwest Corp (CSWC) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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