Somewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) Share Price

Press coverage about Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capital Southwest Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the asset manager an impact score of 75 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC)

Shares of Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ CSWC) traded up 0.25% on Tuesday, reaching $16.15. 20,748 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $258.58 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.91 and a beta of -0.38. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $15.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $16.17. Capital Southwest Corporation has a 12 month low of $13.64 and a 12 month high of $17.34.

Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 31st. The asset manager reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $7.73 million during the quarter. Capital Southwest Corporation had a net margin of 100.01% and a return on equity of 3.44%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Capital Southwest Corporation will post $2.00 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share. This is an increase from Capital Southwest Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.20%. Capital Southwest Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 57.14%.

In related news, major shareholder Moab Partners Lp sold 1,550 shares of Capital Southwest Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.88, for a total value of $26,164.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Moab Capital Partners Llc sold 3,288 shares of Capital Southwest Corporation stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.92, for a total transaction of $55,632.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 9,774 shares of company stock valued at $161,756. Insiders own 6.50% of the company’s stock.

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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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