Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports.

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. National Securities reissued a buy rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Capital Southwest in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Capital Southwest from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, June 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $23.50.

Shares of Capital Southwest stock traded up $0.34 on Thursday, reaching $21.39. 123,048 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 64,479. Capital Southwest has a 1-year low of $17.22 and a 1-year high of $24.17. The company has a market capitalization of $372.35 million, a P/E ratio of 15.06 and a beta of 0.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a current ratio of 0.29. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $21.14.

Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June 3rd. The asset manager reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.40. Capital Southwest had a return on equity of 7.53% and a net margin of 68.26%. The business had revenue of $14.31 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.25 million. On average, equities research analysts expect that Capital Southwest will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Aperio Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Capital Southwest during the 2nd quarter worth about $208,000. Advantage Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Capital Southwest during the 2nd quarter worth about $25,000. Navellier & Associates Inc lifted its position in shares of Capital Southwest by 14.0% during the 2nd quarter. Navellier & Associates Inc now owns 161,474 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $3,383,000 after purchasing an additional 19,822 shares during the last quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC bought a new position in Capital Southwest during the second quarter valued at about $34,000. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. increased its stake in Capital Southwest by 2,108.0% during the first quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 86,003 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $1,810,000 after acquiring an additional 82,108 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 51.79% of the company’s stock.

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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