Media headlines about Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capital Southwest Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 45.4872696623448 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- This Stock Has A 5.74% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying (thestreet.com)
- CM Finance (CMFN) & Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume (topactu.net)
- Analyzing CM Finance (CMFN) & Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) and CM Finance (CMFN) Head-To-Head Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ CSWC) opened at 16.70 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $16.61 and its 200 day moving average price is $16.29. The company has a market capitalization of $267.30 million, a P/E ratio of 10.13 and a beta of -0.49. Capital Southwest Corporation has a one year low of $13.81 and a one year high of $17.50.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.75%. This is a positive change from Capital Southwest Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. Capital Southwest Corporation’s payout ratio is presently 51.22%.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on CSWC shares. National Bank Financial reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Capital Southwest Corporation in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. National Securities started coverage on Capital Southwest Corporation in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price objective for the company. BidaskClub upgraded Capital Southwest Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. ValuEngine downgraded Capital Southwest Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott started coverage on Capital Southwest Corporation in a report on Friday, June 30th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $20.25.
In other news, major shareholder Moab Capital Partners Llc sold 53,270 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.30, for a total value of $921,571.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director John H. Wilson purchased 5,000 shares of Capital Southwest Corporation stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $16.30 per share, with a total value of $81,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 17,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $277,100. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 56,770 shares of company stock valued at $978,281. Corporate insiders own 5.90% of the company’s stock.
About Capital Southwest Corporation
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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