Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ:CSWC) CFO Michael Scott Sarner acquired 700 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $16.24 per share, for a total transaction of $11,368.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 104,986 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,704,972.64. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Capital Southwest Co. (NASDAQ CSWC) traded down $0.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $16.15. 112,654 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 23,352. Capital Southwest Co. has a 52 week low of $14.85 and a 52 week 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. The firm has a market cap of $263.52, a P/E ratio of 8.70 and a beta of -0.64.
Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The asset manager reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25. Capital Southwest had a net margin of 91.90% and a return on equity of 5.46%. The company had revenue of $8.51 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.13 million. equities research analysts expect that Capital Southwest Co. will post 1 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on CSWC shares. BidaskClub lowered Capital Southwest from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. National Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Capital Southwest in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services started coverage on Capital Southwest in a report on Thursday, November 30th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.00.
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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