Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): Price and Financial Metrics

Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC): $24.32

-0.34 (-1.38%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CSWC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.24% of US stocks.
  • CSWC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 161 days.
  • CSWC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 10.69% of US stocks).

CSWC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Capital Southwest Corp is higher than it is for about 97.37% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Capital Southwest Corp is reporting a growth rate of -1,156.22%; that's higher than merely 1.98% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Capital Southwest Corp's share price is greater than that of just 10.4% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Capital Southwest Corp are LADR, NYMT, CHDN, STAR, and ALGT.
  • 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 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 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 712.19%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 577.28%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -85.68%.
Over the past 67 months, CSWC's revenue has gone up $65,928,000.

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
2021-09-30 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
2020-06-30 61.404 -67.766 -20.187

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 $24.32 52-week high $28.41
Prev. close $24.66 52-week low $18.03
Day low $24.30 Volume 103,337
Day high $24.96 Avg. volume 104,267
50-day MA $26.03 Dividend yield 7.62%
200-day MA $25.85 Market Cap 567.65M

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 Announces Third Quarter 2022 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Call Scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 1, 2022DALLAS, Jan. 12, 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 that it will release its third quarter 2022 results on Monday, January 31, 2022 after the market closes. In conjunction

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

ATCO or CSWC: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

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Yahoo | December 28, 2021

Capital Southwest Supports Xyresic’s Investment in Tele-Town Hall, LLC

DALLAS, Dec. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Southwest Corporation (“Capital Southwest”) (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 that it backed Xyresic Capital’s (“Xyresic”) acquisition of Tele-Town Hall LLC (“TTH” or the “Company”) with a senior secured first lien term loan and a second lien term loan. Capital Southwest led the fina

Yahoo | December 22, 2021

Capital Southwest Still An Excellent Investment

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Seeking Alpha | December 16, 2021

Jefferies Keeps Their Buy Rating on Capital Southwest (CSWC)

In a report issued on November 2, Kyle Joseph from Jefferies maintained a Buy rating on Capital Southwest (CSWC – Research Report), with a price target of $30.00. The company's shares closed last Monday at $26.09. According to, Joseph is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 22.5% and a 69.0% success rate. Joseph covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Consumer Portfolio Services, Apollo Investment Corp, and Pennantpark Investment. Capital Southwest has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $28.00, which is a 6.0% upside from current levels.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | December 14, 2021

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CSWC Price Returns

1-mo -1.06%
3-mo -9.20%
6-mo 2.07%
1-year 45.52%
3-year 56.55%
5-year 144.58%
YTD -3.80%
2021 57.40%
2020 -1.56%
2019 18.03%
2018 29.52%
2017 9.99%

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