Could Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) Lose its Strength? The Stock Reaches 52-Week High

October 12, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.69 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.75 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 3 investors sold Capital Southwest Corporation shares while 10 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. 9.45 million shares or 1.64% less from 9.61 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Grace & White Inc invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC). Third Avenue Mgmt Ltd Liability Company owns 150,348 shares. Mackenzie Fincl owns 0% invested in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) for 42,739 shares. Moreover, Punch & Assocs Inv Mngmt has 2.69% invested in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC). Westwood Holdg Gru has 4,800 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jbf Capital Inc, Colorado-based fund reported 7,477 shares. Panagora Asset Management stated it has 277 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 601 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tower Rech Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc), a New York-based fund reported 70 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Communication reported 0% of its portfolio in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC). River Road Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.27% in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC). First Manhattan Com has 768,983 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Clover Partners Lp holds 3.82% or 696,313 shares. Tfs Capital Ltd Liability Company holds 0.07% or 11,118 shares in its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Tudor Invest Et Al has invested 0.01% in Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC).

Since May 1, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 sales for $5,749 activity. Armes Joseph B also sold $8,015 worth of Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) shares.

The stock of Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) hit a new 52-week high and has $18.49 target or 5.00 % above today’s $17.61 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $281.87M company. The 1-year high was reported on Oct, 12 by If the $18.49 price target is reached, the company will be worth $14.09 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

About 4,334 shares traded. Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) has risen 16.78% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.08% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) to release earnings on November, 6. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.25, up exactly $0.14 or 127.27 % from 2014’s $0.11 EPS. The expected CSWC’s profit could reach $4.00M giving the stock 17.61 P/E in the case that $0.25 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.22 EPS for the previous quarter, Capital Southwest Corporation’s analysts now forecast 13.64 % EPS growth.

Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Capital Southwest (NASDAQ:CSWC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Capital Southwest had 3 analyst reports since June 30, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) earned “Buy” rating by National Securities on Tuesday, June 27.

More recent Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) news were published by: which released: “Capital Southwest Announces Changes in the Board of Directors” on May 10, 2017. Also published the news titled: “Capital Southwest Supports Centre Lane Partners’ Acquisition of Zenfolio” on September 27, 2017.‘s news article titled: “Capital Southwest Provides First Lien Term Loan to Wastewater Specialties” with publication date: May 08, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Capital Southwest Corporation is an investment firm that specializes in providing customized financing to middle market companies in a range of industry divisions located primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $281.87 million. The Firm is a specialty lending company. It has a 10.71 P/E ratio. The Company’s 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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