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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CSWC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: No Debt )
CSWC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.92
CSWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CSWC: 0.92 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1
Current: 0.92

0.55
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
CSWC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CSWC: No Debt )
CSWC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.61   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

5.61
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.67
WACC vs ROIC
6.92%
0.48%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.52
CSWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.51 vs. CSWC: 26.52 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -602.92   Max: 102.84
Current: 26.52

-602.92
102.84
Net-margin (%) 161.72
CSWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.47 vs. CSWC: 161.72 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4318.29   Max: 16595.91
Current: 161.72

-4318.29
16595.91
ROE (%) 2.44
CSWC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. CSWC: 2.44 )
CSWC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.69   Max: 34.39
Current: 2.44

-27.69
34.39
ROA (%) 2.37
CSWC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. CSWC: 2.37 )
CSWC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.54   Max: 25.7
Current: 2.37

-27.54
25.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.60
CSWC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CSWC: 17.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 210.4
Current: 17.6

0
210.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 27.60
CSWC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CSWC: 27.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.2
Current: 27.6

0
61.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 29.00
CSWC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. CSWC: 29.00 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.4
Current: 29

0
34.4
» CSWC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CSWC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 7,800 sh (New)
John Rogers 80,600 sh (+29.22%)
Third Avenue Management 212,372 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

CSWC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Zeke Ashton 50,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 85,400 sh (+5.96%)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (-29.21%)
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Q4 2014

CSWC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Murray Stahl 6,700 sh (New)
John Rogers 126,000 sh (+47.54%)
Zeke Ashton 73,250 sh (+46.50%)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

CSWC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 25,200 sh (+276.12%)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
John Rogers 108,752 sh (-13.69%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 44.70
CSWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. CSWC: 44.70 )
CSWC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 44.96
Current: 44.7

2.37
44.96
Forward P/E 3.27
CSWC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. CSWC: 3.27 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 44.70
CSWC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. CSWC: 44.70 )
CSWC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 45.08
Current: 44.7

2.4
45.08
P/B 1.10
CSWC's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CSWC: 1.10 )
CSWC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.1

0.48
1.29
P/S 68.93
CSWC's P/S is ranked lower than
110% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CSWC: 68.93 )
CSWC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 101.74
Current: 68.93

3.59
101.74
POCF 4.31
CSWC's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. CSWC: 4.31 )
CSWC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.27   Max: 209.44
Current: 4.31

3.27
209.44
EV-to-EBIT 177.82
CSWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. CSWC: 177.82 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -10947.6   Max: 5685.9
Current: 177.82

-10947.6
5685.9
Shiller P/E 14.20
CSWC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. CSWC: 14.20 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.69   Max: 85.44
Current: 14.2

6.69
85.44
Days Sales Outstanding 265.28
CSWC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
92% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.45 vs. CSWC: 265.28 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 327.12
Current: 265.28

0.32
327.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.39
CSWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
129% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CSWC: 0.39 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.11
Current: 0.39

0.34
3.11
Dividend Payout 0.18
CSWC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CSWC: 0.18 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 4.55
Current: 0.18

0.01
4.55
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.76
CSWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
123% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. CSWC: 0.76 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 5.88
Current: 0.76

0.64
5.88

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 4.20
CSWC's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
52% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CSWC: 4.20 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 985
Current: 4.2

3.15
985
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.10
CSWC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CSWC: 4.10 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 4.1

Price/Tangible Book 1.10
CSWC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSWC: 1.10 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.16
Current: 1.1

0.55
1.16
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
CSWC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
70% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSWC: 1.30 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.3

0.3
1.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
CSWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSWC: 1.50 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 32.54
Current: 1.5

0.08
32.54
Price/Graham Number 1.40
CSWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CSWC: 1.40 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.46
Current: 1.4

0.27
3.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
CSWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CSWC: 0.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 26.2
Current: 0.6

0.2
26.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -89.89
CSWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. CSWC: -89.89 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -89.9   Max: -17.8
Current: -89.89

-89.9
-17.8

Analyst Estimate

Mar15
EPS($) 11.48
EPS without NRI($) 11.48

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Capital Southwest Corporation was organized as a Texas corporation on April 19, 1961. The Company is a venture capital investment company whose objective is to achieve capital appreciation through long-term investments in privately held businesses. The Company's portfolio consists of private companies in which it has controlling interests, private companies in which it has minority interests and marketable securities of publicly traded companies. The Company has elected to be regulated as a Business Development Company under the 1940 Act.
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