Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) CFO Michael Scott Sarner acquired 700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 9th. The shares were bought at an average price of $16.24 per share, for a total transaction of $11,368.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 104,986 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,704,972.64. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Capital Southwest Co. (CSWC) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $16.16. 112,654 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,669. The stock has a market cap of $264.82, a PE ratio of 8.59 and a beta of -0.64. Capital Southwest Co. has a one year low of $14.85 and a one year high of $17.76. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 10.42 and a current ratio of 0.46.

CSWC has been the topic of several research reports. National Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Capital Southwest in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services started coverage on shares of Capital Southwest in a research report on Thursday, November 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Capital Southwest from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.00.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. MI ADV purchased a new position in Capital Southwest in the 4th quarter worth $149,000. Zuckerman Investment Group LLC raised its position in Capital Southwest by 6.9% in the 3rd quarter. Zuckerman Investment Group LLC now owns 1,356,695 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $23,240,000 after purchasing an additional 87,408 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Capital Southwest by 272.5% in the 3rd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 41,485 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $711,000 after purchasing an additional 30,349 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in Capital Southwest by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 103,139 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $1,658,000 after purchasing an additional 11,299 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Capital Southwest by 8.3% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 15,722 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $253,000 after purchasing an additional 1,207 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 60.02% of the company’s stock.

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About Capital Southwest

Capital Southwest Corporation is an investment company that specializes in providing customized financing to middle market companies in a range of industry segments located primarily in the United States. The Company is a specialty lending company. Its principal investment objective is to produce risk-adjusted returns by generating current income from debt investments and capital appreciation from its equity and equity related investments.

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