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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
CSWC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1296 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: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.97
CSWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CSWC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CSWC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.97 Max: 1
Current: 0.97
0.55
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
CSWC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CSWC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CSWC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.61  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
5.61
9999.99
F-Score: 5
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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Operating margin (%) -112.55
CSWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 48.67 vs. CSWC: -112.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CSWC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.86  Med: 34.54 Max: 73.79
Current: -112.55
-21.86
73.79
Net-margin (%) 552.35
CSWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.93 vs. CSWC: 552.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CSWC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2045.83  Med: 935.76 Max: 2562.67
Current: 552.35
-2045.83
2562.67
ROE (%) 8.71
CSWC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. CSWC: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CSWC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.69  Med: 15.69 Max: 29.74
Current: 8.71
-27.69
29.74
ROA (%) 8.46
CSWC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. CSWC: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CSWC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.54  Med: 15.55 Max: 25.7
Current: 8.46
-27.54
25.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
CSWC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CSWC: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSWC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.25 Max: 210.4
Current: 1.6
0
210.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.70
CSWC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. CSWC: -16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CSWC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.90 Max: 34.6
Current: -16.7
0
34.6
» CSWC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-09)


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
John Rogers 108,752 sh (-13.69%)
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Q2 2015

CSWC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 25,200 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 101,500 sh (-6.67%)
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Q3 2015

CSWC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 89,000 sh (-12.32%)
Murray Stahl 21,200 sh (-15.87%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.85
CSWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. CSWC: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CSWC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.32 Max: 15.71
Current: 3.85
0.87
15.71
Forward P/E 3.27
CSWC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. CSWC: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.85
CSWC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. CSWC: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CSWC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 2.34 Max: 15.75
Current: 3.85
0.88
15.75
P/B 0.80
CSWC's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CSWC: 0.80 )
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: 0.8
0.17
1
P/S 21.07
CSWC's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.87 vs. CSWC: 21.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CSWC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 18.43 Max: 37.35
Current: 21.07
2.21
37.35
POCF 2.91
CSWC's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. CSWC: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CSWC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 6.09 Max: 76.88
Current: 2.91
1.2
76.88
Shiller P/E 5.55
CSWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. CSWC: 5.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CSWC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.72  Med: 5.41 Max: 7.96
Current: 5.55
3.72
7.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.71
CSWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 1559 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CSWC: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CSWC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.00 Max: 8.47
Current: 0.71
0.69
8.47
Dividend Payout 0.06
CSWC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. CSWC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CSWC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: 4.55
Current: 0.06
0.01
4.55
Forward Dividend Yield 1.42
CSWC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. CSWC: 1.42 )
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 1569 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 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: 0.86  Med: 2.48 Max: 10.5
Current: 0.88
0.86
10.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
CSWC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. CSWC: -0.90 )
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: -0.9  Med: -0.10 Max: 0
Current: -0.9
-0.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.26
CSWC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
72% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CSWC' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.03 Max: 361.5
Current: 1.26
1.16
361.5
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
CSWC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CSWC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CSWC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.8
0.2
0.98
Price/Projected FCF 0.36
CSWC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CSWC: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CSWC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.36
0.11
0.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
CSWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CSWC: 1.14 )
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: 1.01 Max: 30.5
Current: 1.14
0.07
30.5
Price/Graham Number 0.37
CSWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CSWC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CSWC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.37
0.1
1.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -33.23
CSWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CSWC: -33.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CSWC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.23  Med: 3.40 Max: 198.7
Current: -33.23
-33.23
198.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -88.59
CSWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. CSWC: -88.59 )
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: -89.9  Med: -36.20 Max: -17.8
Current: -88.59
-89.9
-17.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $10
EPS $ 3.70
Beta0.37
Short Percentage of Float0.73%
52-Week Range $13.26 - 19.07
Shares Outstanding(Mil)15.58

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 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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