Capital Southwest Corporation

Asset Management
Financial Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$586.86 million
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Revenue TTM:
$103.14 million
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Gross Profit TTM:
$82.22 million
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Company Profile

Capital Southwest Corporation had its IPO on 1990-03-27 under the ticker symbol CSWC.

The company operates in the Financial Services sector and Asset Management industry. Capital Southwest Corporation has a staff strength of 24 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Capital Southwest Corporation opened at $16.92 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-24.

The stocks traded within a range of $16.83 - $17.24, and closed at $17.21.

This is a +0.82% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 179,638 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Capital Southwest Corporation have slipped by -0.06%.

Capital Southwest Corporation's Key Ratios

Capital Southwest Corporation has a market cap of $586.86 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.1578 and a price to sales ratio of 6.011.

In the last 12-months Capital Southwest Corporation’s revenue was $103.14 million with a gross profit of $82.22 million and an EBITDA of $85.84 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Capital Southwest Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Capital Southwest Corporation’s operating margin was 80.7% while its return on assets stood at 4.92% with a return of equity of 7.29%.

In Q4, Capital Southwest Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -82.5% while revenue growth was a positive 46.9%.

Capital Southwest Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.38 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 11.976 and a PEG multiple of 12.5538. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Capital Southwest Corporation’s profitability.

Capital Southwest Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 0. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 6.011.

Capital Southwest Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $1.98 per share, indicating a yield of 12.54% and a payout ratio of 106.91%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$1.20 billion
Total Liabilities
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
Dividend Payout Ratio

Capital Southwest Corporation ended 2023 with $1.20 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $1.20 billion while shareholder equity stood at $561.49 million.

Capital Southwest Corporation ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $409000.00 in other current liabilities, 9225000.00 in common stock, $-40391000.00 in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $21.69 million and cash and short-term investments were $21.69 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $0 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Capital Southwest Corporation’s total current assets stands at $950.78 million while long-term investments were $1.15 billion and short-term investments were $929.09 million. Its net receivables were $19.56 million compared to accounts payable of $0 and inventory worth $0.

In 2023, Capital Southwest Corporation's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $3000.

Comparatively, Capital Southwest Corporation paid $1.07 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Capital Southwest Corporation stock is currently trading at $17.21 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $21.5498 and a 52-week low of $21.5498. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $22.21.

Its 50-day moving average was $18.05 and 200-day moving average was $17.46 The short ratio stood at 0.89 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 519% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 2746.4% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Capital Southwest Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Capital Southwest Corporation is CSWC

The IPO of Capital Southwest Corporation took place on 1990-03-27

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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 manuf


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