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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 : 8/10

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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 1579 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CSWC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.91
CSWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CSWC: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CSWC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.96 Max: 1
Current: 0.91
0.55
1
Interest Coverage 26.95
CSWC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 889.39 vs. CSWC: 26.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CSWC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 26.95
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
4.85%
1.82%
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.46
CSWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.87 vs. CSWC: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CSWC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -130.62  Med: 30.74 Max: 73.79
Current: 17.46
-130.62
73.79
Net-margin (%) 82.70
CSWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.09 vs. CSWC: 82.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CSWC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2045.83  Med: 798.94 Max: 2562.67
Current: 82.7
-2045.83
2562.67
ROE (%) 4.79
CSWC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. CSWC: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CSWC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.69  Med: 13.06 Max: 29.74
Current: 4.79
-27.69
29.74
ROA (%) 4.55
CSWC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CSWC: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CSWC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.54  Med: 12.94 Max: 25.7
Current: 4.55
-27.54
25.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.80
CSWC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CSWC: -6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSWC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.85 Max: 211
Current: -6.8
0
211
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CSWC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,745 sh (New)
John Rogers 89,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 21,200 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2016

CSWC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 248,100 sh (+178.76%)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,355 sh (-3.63%)
Murray Stahl 19,800 sh (-6.60%)
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Q2 2016

CSWC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Rogers 604,281 sh (+143.56%)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,252 sh (-0.99%)
Murray Stahl 17,700 sh (-10.61%)
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Q3 2016

CSWC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Rogers 847,268 sh (+40.21%)
Murray Stahl 17,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,252 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Capital Southwest Corporation is an investment company. It is engaged in the acquisitions and investments in a range of industry segments. Its portfolio consists of private companies in which it has controlling interests and has minority interests.

Capital Southwest Corporation was organized as a Texas corporation on April 19, 1961. The Company is an investment company. The Company is engaged in the acquisitions and investments in a range of industry segments. The Company's portfolio consists of private companies in which it has controlling interests and private companies in which it has minority interests. The Company invests in debt securities, including senior unitranche debt, second lien and subordinated debt, and also invests in preferred stock and common stock alongside its debt investments or through warrants. The Company faces competition from other financial institutions, including business development companies, junior capital lenders, and banks.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.67
CSWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. CSWC: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CSWC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.77 Max: 15.67
Current: 15.67
0.34
15.67
PE(NRI) 15.67
CSWC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.21 vs. CSWC: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSWC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.77 Max: 15.67
Current: 15.67
0.34
15.67
P/B 0.85
CSWC's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CSWC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CSWC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.27 Max: 1
Current: 0.85
0.17
1
P/S 14.91
CSWC's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. CSWC: 14.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSWC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 18.75 Max: 39.19
Current: 14.91
3.13
39.19
EV-to-EBIT 64.83
CSWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. CSWC: 64.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSWC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3311.8  Med: 26 Max: 1573.8
Current: 64.83
-3311.8
1573.8
EV-to-EBITDA 61.55
CSWC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.04 vs. CSWC: 61.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CSWC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20533.3  Med: 25.8 Max: 1235.5
Current: 61.55
-20533.3
1235.5
Shiller P/E 3.82
CSWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. CSWC: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CSWC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.73 Max: 8.04
Current: 3.82
2.04
8.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.41
CSWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. CSWC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CSWC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.83 Max: 8.47
Current: 1.41
0.66
8.47
Dividend Payout 0.30
CSWC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. CSWC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CSWC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 5
Current: 0.3
0.01
5
Dividend Growth (3y) -46.00
CSWC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
88% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CSWC: -46.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CSWC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46  Med: 0 Max: 64.4
Current: -46
-46
64.4
Forward Dividend Yield 1.43
CSWC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. CSWC: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.88
CSWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1720 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. CSWC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CSWC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.15 Max: 5.31
Current: 0.88
0.41
5.31
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.10
CSWC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. CSWC: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CSWC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: -0.2 Max: 0
Current: -1.1
-1.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 8.00
CSWC's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
65% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. CSWC: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CSWC' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.81 Max: 361.5
Current: 8
1.16
361.5
Price/Tangible Book 0.85
CSWC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CSWC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CSWC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.85
0.2
0.98
Price/Projected FCF 0.30
CSWC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CSWC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSWC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.3
0.11
0.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CSWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSWC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CSWC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.99 Max: 33.47
Current: 0.8
0.07
33.47
Price/Graham Number 0.77
CSWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CSWC: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CSWC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.77
0.06
1.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.50
CSWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CSWC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSWC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.1 Max: 198.7
Current: 1.5
0.1
198.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -24.15
CSWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. CSWC: -24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CSWC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.6  Med: -37.1 Max: -24.15
Current: -24.15
-88.6
-24.15

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15.90
EPS (TTM) $ 0.96
Beta0.33
Short Percentage of Float0.21%
52-Week Range $13.19 - 15.66
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.81
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Headlines

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Capital Southwest Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) May 28 2010 
Capital Southwest Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 04 2010 

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