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GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Capital Southwest Corp $CSWC.
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Capital Southwest Corp (NAS:CSWC)
Dividends per Share
$0.53 (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Capital Southwest Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.19. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.53. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.51. As of today, Capital Southwest Corp's Dividend Yield is 4.05%.

Good Sign:

Capital Southwest Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

During the past 12 months, Capital Southwest Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 278.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 38.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -1.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.10% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Capital Southwest Corp was 64.40% per year. The lowest was -46.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Capital Southwest Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2017 )/EPS without NRI (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=0.19/0.37
=0.51

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Capital Southwest Corp was 0.36. The lowest was 0.01. And the median was 0.06.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Capital Southwest Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.1902017-06-132017-06-152017-07-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1902017-03-132017-03-152017-04-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1702016-12-132016-12-152017-01-03Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.1102016-09-132016-09-152016-10-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Capital Southwest Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.66/16.31
=4.05 %

Current Share Price is $16.31.
Capital Southwest Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.66.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Capital Southwest Corp was 8.47%. The lowest was 0.66%. And the median was 2.06%.

Good Sign:

Capital Southwest Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Trailing Dividend Yield, Forward Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Capital Southwest Corp Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
Dividends Per Share 0.150.200.200.200.200.890.200.200.140.53

Capital Southwest Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends Per Share 0.100.000.100.000.000.040.060.110.170.19
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