Take off with Capital Southwest Corp. (CSWC): Get ready for trading

With 1.09 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.36 million shares. During the session, the Asset Management company that operates in wider Financial sector, reached to the highest price of $24.20 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $23.50. The 52-week range on CSWC shows that it touched its highest point at $26.17 and its lowest point at $16.21 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $25.12. With its current market cap of 1.03 billion, CSWC has annualized dividend of $2.47 while the current yield stands at 10.32%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.26.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of CSWC was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -1.48%, but this was down by -4.54% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 9.19% while six-month performance rose 7.09%. The stock gained 23.62% in the past year, while it has gained 1.05% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for CSWC yields 2.27 with Next year EPS estimates of 2.63. For the next quarter, that number is 0.66. This implies an EPS growth rate of 17.52% for this year and -2.16% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 1.00% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of -14.66%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 42.98 million CSWC shares are outstanding with a float of 40.91 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 0.9 million, which was 2.08% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to CSWC as the firm’s Capital Southwest Corporation, CSWI serves as its CSW Industrials, Inc..

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 21.22% of CSWC’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for CSWC since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With CSWC analysts setting a high price target of $28.00 and a low target of $21.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $25.13. Based on these targets, CSWC could surge 16.91% to reach the target high and fall by -12.32% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 4.93% from current levels.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, CSWC has a current ratio of $2.28, which is $2.28 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $1.75 is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and CSWC currently yields $10.1. In the past year, CSWC’s dividend yield has been $10.1, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $8.94. Accordingly, CSWC has a current buyback yield of $0.2. This was $0.2 for the TTM, and it was $– for the past five years.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded CSWC stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 3 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 5,213 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 8 while that of sell transactions has risen to 6 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 148,679 while 43,106 shares were sold.