Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) Director Christine Battist acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 12th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $19.53 per share, with a total value of $19,530.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Christine Battist also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, August 21st, Christine Battist acquired 794 shares of Capital Southwest stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of $19.01 per share, with a total value of $15,093.94.

CSWC stock traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $19.13. 29,600 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 23,913. The firm has a market cap of $329.79 million, a P/E ratio of 18.94 and a beta of 0.18. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.28 and a quick ratio of 0.28. Capital Southwest Co. has a twelve month low of $14.85 and a twelve month high of $20.31.

Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 7th. The asset manager reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.06. Capital Southwest had a net margin of 102.03% and a return on equity of 6.23%. The business had revenue of $12.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.58 million. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Capital Southwest Co. will post 1.28 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bard Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Capital Southwest by 16.9% in the 2nd quarter. Bard Associates Inc. now owns 19,375 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $351,000 after buying an additional 2,800 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp acquired a new position in shares of Capital Southwest in the 1st quarter valued at about $464,000. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD acquired a new position in shares of Capital Southwest in the 3rd quarter valued at about $842,000. Advisory Research Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Capital Southwest in the 3rd quarter valued at about $911,000. Finally, Hilltop Holdings Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Capital Southwest by 30.0% in the 2nd quarter. Hilltop Holdings Inc. now owns 55,300 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $1,001,000 after buying an additional 12,750 shares during the period. 54.34% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

CSWC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. JMP Securities initiated coverage on shares of Capital Southwest in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. They set an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub lowered shares of Capital Southwest from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Capital Southwest from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 9th. Finally, National Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Capital Southwest in a report on Monday, August 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Capital Southwest presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $21.25.

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Capital Southwest Company Profile

Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development company specializing in credit and private equity and venture capital investments in middle market companies, mezzanine, later stage, mature, late venture, emerging growth, buyouts, recapitalizations and growth capital investments. It does not invest in startups, publicly traded companies, real estate developments, project finance opportunities, oil and gas exploration businesses, troubled companies, turnarounds, and companies in which significant senior management is departing.

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