Equities analysts predict that Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) will announce $15.61 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Capital Southwest’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $15.09 million to $15.91 million. Capital Southwest posted sales of $13.87 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 12.5%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, February 3rd.

On average, analysts expect that Capital Southwest will report full year sales of $62.63 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $61.89 million to $63.49 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report sales of $69.57 million, with estimates ranging from $68.69 million to $70.60 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Capital Southwest.

Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 5th. The asset manager reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by ($0.05). Capital Southwest had a return on equity of 8.53% and a net margin of 44.96%. The firm had revenue of $15.22 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.28 million.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on CSWC. National Securities started coverage on shares of Capital Southwest in a research note on Monday, September 23rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $23.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub raised shares of Capital Southwest from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Capital Southwest from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 3rd. B. Riley restated a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Capital Southwest in a research report on Tuesday, November 26th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on Capital Southwest in a research report on Thursday, October 10th. They set a “buy” rating and a $24.00 price objective on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $23.40.

Shares of NASDAQ:CSWC traded up $0.01 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $22.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 149,093 shares, compared to its average volume of 74,198. The company has a market cap of $395.12 million, a P/E ratio of 15.53 and a beta of 0.18. Capital Southwest has a 12-month low of $17.22 and a 12-month high of $22.90. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $21.72 and its 200 day simple moving average is $21.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a current ratio of 0.29.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Advantage Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Capital Southwest in the 2nd quarter valued at about $25,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its holdings in Capital Southwest by 521.3% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,988 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $43,000 after acquiring an additional 1,668 shares during the last quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in Capital Southwest by 4,647.2% in the second quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 8,545 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $179,000 after acquiring an additional 8,365 shares during the last quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Co. MI ADV purchased a new position in Capital Southwest in the third quarter worth approximately $196,000. Finally, Aperio Group LLC purchased a new position in Capital Southwest in the second quarter worth approximately $208,000. 45.16% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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