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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
CSWC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CSWC: No Debt )
CSWC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.99
CSWC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CSWC: 0.99 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1
Current: 0.99

0.57
1
Interest Coverage No Debt
CSWC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
86% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 337.31 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: 41.23
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 32.96
CSWC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 44.96 vs. CSWC: 32.96 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -602.92   Max: 102.84
Current: 32.96

-602.92
102.84
Net-margin (%) 888.47
CSWC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.93 vs. CSWC: 888.47 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4318.29   Max: 16595.91
Current: 888.47

-4318.29
16595.91
ROE (%) 14.54
CSWC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. CSWC: 14.54 )
CSWC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.31   Max: 29.41
Current: 14.54

-33.31
29.41
ROA (%) 14.38
CSWC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. CSWC: 14.38 )
CSWC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.12   Max: 22.88
Current: 14.38

-33.12
22.88
Revenue Growth (%) 17.60
CSWC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CSWC: 17.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 210.4
Current: 17.6

0
210.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 27.60
CSWC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CSWC: 27.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.2
Current: 27.6

0
61.2
EPS Growth (%) 29.00
CSWC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CSWC: 29.00 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.4
Current: 29

0
34.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CSWC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Third Avenue Management 227,372 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

CSWC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 37,775 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 227,372 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

CSWC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 62,375 sh (+65.12%)
Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 212,372 sh (-6.6%)
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Q2 2014

CSWC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 9,600 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CSWC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Martin Whitman 2013-01-31 Sold Out 0.24%$24.5 - $27.5 $ 35.0433%0
Martin Whitman 2012-10-31 Reduce -35.9%0.12%$23.94 - $28.98 $ 35.0428%51770
Ian Cumming 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$22.92 - $24.32 $ 35.0448%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.80
CSWC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. CSWC: 4.80 )
CSWC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 21.65
Current: 4.8

2.37
21.65
P/S 42.92
CSWC's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. CSWC: 42.92 )
CSWC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 101.74
Current: 42.92

3.51
101.74
PFCF 116.80
CSWC's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 731.40 vs. CSWC: 116.80 )
CSWC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.34   Max: 209.44
Current: 116.8

3.34
209.44
EV-to-EBIT 115.99
CSWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.89 vs. CSWC: 115.99 )
CSWC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 5685.9
Current: 115.99

3.7
5685.9
PEG 0.30
CSWC's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: 0.30 )
CSWC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 21.86
Current: 0.3

0.3
21.86
Shiller P/E 14.50
CSWC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: 14.50 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 88.19
Current: 14.5

6.75
88.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 0.57
CSWC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. CSWC: 0.57 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.11
Current: 0.57

0.34
3.11
Dividend Payout 0.03
CSWC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
64% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CSWC: 0.03 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.03

0.01
0.16
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.27
CSWC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. CSWC: 1.27 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 6.56
Current: 1.27

0.72
6.56

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
CSWC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. CSWC: 0.60 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.6

0.49
1.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CSWC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. CSWC: 1.00 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 2.08
Current: 1

0.08
2.08
Price/Graham Number 0.40
CSWC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CSWC: 0.40 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.32
Current: 0.4

0.35
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.90
CSWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. CSWC: 0.90 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 26.8
Current: 0.9

0.2
26.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -29.18
CSWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CSWC: -29.18 )
CSWC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -50.9   Max: 21.6
Current: -29.18

-50.9
21.6

Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management
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Capital Southwest Corporation was organized as a Texas Corporation on April 19, 1961. Capital Southwest Management Company (CSMC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSC, is the management Company for CSC and Capital Southwest Venture Corporation (CSVC). CSMC generally incurs all normal operating and administrative expenses, including but not limited to salaries and related benefits, rent, equipment and other administrative costs required for its day-to-day operations. Its portfolio is a composite of companies in which it has major interests as well as a number of developing companies and marketable securities of established publicly traded companies. The Company is a venture capital investment Company whose objective is to achieve capital appreciation through long-term investments in businesses believed to have favorable growth potential. Its investment interests are focused on expansion financings, management buyouts, minority recapitalizations, industry consolidations and early-stage financings in a range of industry segments. The Company competes for attractive investment opportunities with private equity funds, venture capital partnerships and Corporations, venture capital affiliates of industrial and financial companies, SBICs and wealthy individuals. The Company is subject to regulation by laws at the local, state and federal level.
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