Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): $18.21

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CSWC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CSWC is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • CSWC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

CSWC Stock Summary

  • CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP's stock had its IPO on March 27, 1990, making it an older stock than 85.77% of US equities in our set.
  • For CSWC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 97.65% of US equities we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for CSWC comes in at -33.97% -- higher than that of only 14.28% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP are LADR, AFCG, SWCH, PCH, and WH.
  • Visit CSWC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CSWC Valuation Summary

  • CSWC's EV/EBIT ratio is 22.4; this is 96.49% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CSWC's price/sales ratio has moved down 44.2 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 2022-11-23 5.8 1.1 12.2 22.4
CSWC 2022-11-22 5.8 1.1 12.1 22.4
CSWC 2022-11-21 5.7 1.1 12.0 22.3
CSWC 2022-11-18 5.7 1.1 12.0 22.3
CSWC 2022-11-17 5.8 1.1 12.2 22.5
CSWC 2022-11-16 5.7 1.1 12.0 22.3

CSWC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -92.89%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -280.99%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -57.93%.
Over the past 52 months, CSWC's revenue has gone up $54,173,000.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 71.477 -145.646 57.148

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 $18.21 52-week high $27.46
Prev. close $18.15 52-week low $16.28
Day low $17.98 Volume 281,200
Day high $18.29 Avg. volume 184,328
50-day MA $17.94 Dividend yield 10.98%
200-day MA $20.55 Market Cap 537.56M

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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Capital Southwest Corporation Closes Public Offering of Common Stock

Underwriters Fully Exercise Option to Purchase Additional SharesDALLAS, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ: CSWC) (the “Company” or “Capital Southwest”) announced that it has closed an underwritten public offering of 2,534,436 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $18.15 per share. The total amount of shares issued includes the underwriters’ full exercise of their option to purchase an additional 330,579 shares of the Company’s common stock

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CSWC Price Returns

1-mo -3.40%
3-mo -1.82%
6-mo -12.79%
1-year -23.69%
3-year 15.94%
5-year 80.09%
YTD -22.00%
2021 57.40%
2020 -1.56%
2019 18.03%
2018 29.52%
2017 9.99%

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