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Capital Southwest Corp  (NAS:CSWC) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 38.40% (As of Sep. 2017)

Capital Southwest Corp's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $0.24.

NAS:CSWC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46   Max: 64.4
Current: 38.4

-46
64.4

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.

NAS:CSWC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 703 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NAS:CSWC: 38.40 )

During the past 12 months, Capital Southwest Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 276.20% 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.

Capital Southwest Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was 0.44. As of today, Capital Southwest Corp's Dividend Yield % is 5.24%.

Good Sign:

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

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

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.


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 Sep. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: Sep. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: Sep. 2017 )
=0.24/ 0.54
=0.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Capital Southwest Corp was 0.45. 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 0.2602017-12-142017-12-152018-01-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
USD 0.2402017-09-142017-09-152017-10-02Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.0000
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

* 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
=0.88/16.78
=5.24 %

Current Share Price is $16.78.
Capital Southwest Corp's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.88.

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 2.19%.

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.


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