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Capital Southwest Corporation is an asset management business based in the US. Capital Southwest Corporation shares (CSWC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Capital Southwest Corporation employs 22 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$62.9 million.
|Latest market close||USD$17|
|52-week range||USD$6.6751 - USD$18.8103|
|50-day moving average||USD$16.7838|
|200-day moving average||USD$14.7214|
|Wall St. target price||USD$16.5|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.64 (9.9%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.392|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-8.65%|
|1 month (2020-12-16)||0.83%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||21.00%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||26.30%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-18.89%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||-18.82%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||3.34%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||21.86%|
Valuing Capital Southwest Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Capital Southwest Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Capital Southwest Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Capital Southwest Corporation shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Capital Southwest Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$49.6 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Capital Southwest Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$62.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||75.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$62 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.76%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.13%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$308.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 44,574 Capital Southwest Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Capital Southwest Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 17.9% up from 37,818 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Capital Southwest Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Capital Southwest Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Capital Southwest Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Capital Southwest Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 159192.85714286). Capital Southwest Corporation's SIR currently stands at 0.28. In other words for every 100,000 Capital Southwest Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 280 shares are currently held short.
However Capital Southwest Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Capital Southwest Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Capital Southwest Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Capital Southwest Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Capital Southwest Corporation shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0024% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Capital Southwest Corporation shares, roughly 2 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Capital Southwest Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Capital Southwest Corporation stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 128.3% of net profits
Recently Capital Southwest Corporation has paid out, on average, around 128.3% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.9% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Capital Southwest Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 9.9% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Capital Southwest Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.64 per share.
Capital Southwest Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Capital Southwest Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 31 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Capital Southwest Corporation's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 16 August 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Capital Southwest Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Capital Southwest Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Capital Southwest Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Capital Southwest Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.6751 up to $18.8103. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Capital Southwest Corporation's is 1.1942. This would suggest that Capital Southwest Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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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