Capital Southwest Corp (NASDAQ:CSWC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

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Sentiment for Capital Southwest Corp (NASDAQ:CSWC)

Capital Southwest Corp (NASDAQ:CSWC) institutional sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.57, from 0.93 in 2018Q1. The ratio has increased, as 18 investment professionals started new or increased stock positions, while 12 cut down and sold their stock positions in Capital Southwest Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now own: 8.66 million shares, down from 8.81 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Capital Southwest Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 12 Increased: 13 New Position: 5.

Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development firm specializing in credit and private equity investments in middle market companies, mezzanine, buyouts, recapitalizations and growth capital investments. The company has market cap of $353.99 million. It does not invest in startups, publicly traded companies, real estate developments, project finance opportunities, gas and oil exploration businesses, troubled companies, turnarounds, and companies in which significant senior management is departing. It has a 7.77 P/E ratio. In lower middle market, the firm typically invests in growth financing, bolt-on acquisitions, new platform acquisitions, refinancing, dividend recapitalizations, early-stage financing, sponsor-led buyouts, and management buyouts situations.

The stock increased 2.21% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $20.77. About 143,135 shares traded or 178.55% up from the average. Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) has risen 19.25% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.63% the S&P500.

Analysts await Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) to report earnings on February, 4. They expect $0.36 earnings per share, up 24.14 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.29 per share. CSWC’s profit will be $6.14M for 14.42 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Capital Southwest Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.88 % EPS growth.

Moab Capital Partners Llc holds 6.64% of its portfolio in Capital Southwest Corporation for 1.52 million shares. Zuckerman Investment Group Llc owns 1.41 million shares or 5.96% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has 2.74% invested in the company for 1.84 million shares. The New York-based Grace & White Inc Ny has invested 0.51% in the stock. River Road Asset Management Llc, a Kentucky-based fund reported 839,927 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $15,094 activity.

More notable recent Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “BDC Investors: Consider This 5.82%-Yielding Baby Bond – Seeking Alpha” on September 18, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Capital Southwest Announces Federal Tax Treatment of 2017 Dividends – GlobeNewswire” published on January 31, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Capital Southwest declares $0.46 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on November 27, 2018. More interesting news about Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Capital Southwest Supports Atlantic Street Capital’s Partnership with OrthoBethesda – GlobeNewswire” published on September 17, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Capital Southwest (CSWC) CEO Bowen Diehl on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 12, 2018.

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