The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.05, or -0.28%, to $17.90. The Capital Southwest Corporation has recorded 22,279 volume in the after hours trading session. The stock was recently discussed on Yahoo Finance as it revealed that Capital Southwest Announces Increase in Regular Dividend to $0.54 per share and Supplemental Dividend of $0.05 per share for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2023.
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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Asset Management industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $17.95 and fluctuated between $18.23 as its day high and $17.75 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Capital Southwest Corporation is $623.04M. A total of 1.32 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 302.13K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, CSWC has seen 1 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 500 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 12 BUYs and 6 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 159,325 shares during that period but sold 40,382.
In the most recent transaction, Rogers-Windsor Ramona Lynn bought 500 shares of CSWC for 19.69 per share on Feb 06. After the transaction, the Director now owns 7,907 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 04, Rogers-Windsor Ramona Lynn bought 500 shares at 18.97 per share. CSWC shares that Director owns now total 7,262.
Among the insiders who bought shares, BATTIST CHRISTINE acquired of 510 shares on Nov 03 at a per-share price of $18.99. This resulted in the Director holding 2,931 shares of CSWC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Rogers-Windsor Ramona Lynn bought 850 shares at $18.57 per share on Jun 22. Company shares held by the Director now total 4,130.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Capital Southwest Corporation pays an annual dividend of $2.16, resulting in a dividend yield of 12.03%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.33. CSWC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/14/2023 when it declared a $0.59 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/30/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/31/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/14/2023. The CSWC stock dividend was $0.58 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for CSWC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $21.81 with high estimates of $24.00 and low estimates of $19.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CSWC has a high of $23.46 and a low of $16.19.
As of this writing, CSWC has an earnings estimate of $0.61 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.64 per share and a lower estimate of $0.59.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $17.89, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $420.87M.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 8 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for CSWC is Overweight with a score of 4.25. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 3 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.