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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.18
NAS:CSWC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NAS:CSWC: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:CSWC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 2.18
Equity-to-Asset 0.91
NAS:CSWC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NAS:CSWC: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:CSWC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.95 Max: 1
Current: 0.91
0.55
1
Interest Coverage 15.27
NAS:CSWC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1018.62 vs. NAS:CSWC: 15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:CSWC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 15.27
WACC vs ROIC
4.03%
3.44%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 35.64
NAS:CSWC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 49.57 vs. NAS:CSWC: 35.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:CSWC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -130.62  Med: 30.74 Max: 73.79
Current: 35.64
-130.62
73.79
Net Margin % 104.71
NAS:CSWC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 41.12 vs. NAS:CSWC: 104.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:CSWC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2045.83  Med: 798.94 Max: 2562.67
Current: 104.71
-2045.83
2562.67
ROE % 7.25
NAS:CSWC's ROE % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. NAS:CSWC: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:CSWC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.69  Med: 13.06 Max: 29.74
Current: 7.25
-27.69
29.74
ROA % 6.80
NAS:CSWC's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. NAS:CSWC: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:CSWC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.54  Med: 12.94 Max: 25.7
Current: 6.8
-27.54
25.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -6.40
NAS:CSWC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NAS:CSWC: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:CSWC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58  Med: 11.5 Max: 210.2
Current: -6.4
-58
210.2
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Capital Southwest Corp $NAS:CSWC.
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» NAS:CSWC's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-31)


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Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2016

CSWC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

John Rogers 939,799 sh (+10.92%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,252 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 17,700 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

CSWC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

John Rogers 952,713 sh (+1.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,252 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 150,348 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 17,700 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523999    SIC: 6799
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Headquarter Location:USA
Capital Southwest Corporation is an investment company. It provides customized financing to middle market companies in the industry segments located in United States.

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
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.46
CSWC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. CSWC: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CSWC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.89 Max: 21.29
Current: 12.46
0.34
21.29
PE Ratio without NRI 12.46
CSWC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
51% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. CSWC: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CSWC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.89 Max: 21.29
Current: 12.46
0.34
21.29
PB Ratio 0.88
CSWC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CSWC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CSWC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.27 Max: 1
Current: 0.88
0.17
1
PS Ratio 13.14
CSWC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. CSWC: 13.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CSWC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 17.52 Max: 39.4
Current: 13.14
5.38
39.4
EV-to-EBIT 34.53
CSWC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. CSWC: 34.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CSWC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2837.8  Med: 28.8 Max: 1575.3
Current: 34.53
-2837.8
1575.3
EV-to-EBITDA 33.06
CSWC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.65 vs. CSWC: 33.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CSWC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17594.3  Med: 28.7 Max: 1236.6
Current: 33.06
-17594.3
1236.6
Shiller PE Ratio 5.47
CSWC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. CSWC: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CSWC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 3.81 Max: 7.96
Current: 5.47
2.04
7.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 3.34
CSWC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. CSWC: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CSWC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.04 Max: 8.47
Current: 3.34
0.66
8.47
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.30
CSWC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CSWC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CSWC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3
0.01
0.3
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -46.00
CSWC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CSWC: -46.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CSWC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46  Med: 0 Max: 64.4
Current: -46
-46
64.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.82
CSWC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. CSWC: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.10
CSWC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. CSWC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CSWC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.28 Max: 5.31
Current: 2.1
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 868 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: -0.3 Max: 1.3
Current: -1.1
-1.2
1.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 44.00
CSWC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
89% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. CSWC: 44.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
CSWC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.92 Max: 361.5
Current: 44
1.16
361.5
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.89
CSWC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CSWC: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CSWC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.89
0.2
0.98
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.29
CSWC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CSWC: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CSWC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.29
0.11
0.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.75
CSWC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CSWC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CSWC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.97 Max: 35.86
Current: 0.75
0.08
35.86
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.70
CSWC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CSWC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CSWC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.7
0.06
1.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.90
CSWC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1804 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. CSWC: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CSWC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.9 Max: 192.6
Current: 2.9
0.1
192.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 28.94
CSWC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. CSWC: 28.94 )
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: -41.7  Med: -11.5 Max: 30.9
Current: 28.94
-41.7
30.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19.11
EPS (TTM) $ 1.27
Beta0.30
Short Percentage of Float0.18%
52-Week Range $13.49 - 17.34
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.97
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Headlines

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Capital Southwest Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call May 15 2017 
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Capital Southwest Provides First Lien Term Loan to Wastewater Specialties May 08 2017 
Capital Southwest Supports Wingate Partners’ Acquisition of Binswanger Glass Apr 11 2017 
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Professor Aswath Damodaran's Modified Low Price-to-Book Screen Nov 09 2012 
Martin Whitman's Third Avenue Management Third-Quarter Letter Aug 29 2012 
Marty Whitman's Third Ave Management Second Quarter Letter Jun 28 2012 
Capital Southwest (CSWC): Not Cheap Enough Apr 26 2012 

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