Technical Analysis for CSWC - Capital Southwest Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 14.57 1.46% 0.21
CSWC closed up 1.46 percent on Friday, August 7, 2020, on 26 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Down Up Up
Historical CSWC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Weak + Overbought Other 0.00%
Above Upper BB Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 1.46%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength 1.46%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 1.46%
Weak + Overbought Other 1.46%
Weak, Overbought and Reversal Signs Reversal 1.46%

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Capital Southwest Corporation is a public investment firm specializing in venture capital and private equity investments in small and medium sized businesses. 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. The firm provides equity financing for expansion, growth capital, acquisition financings, management buyouts, and minority recapitalizations. It also provides capital to early stage, mid venture, late venture, industry consolidation, middle market, and mature companies. The firm invests in diverse industries that includes value added distribution; niche manufacturing; technology enabled business service; aerospace; healthcare services; building products; specialty chemical and products including adhesives, coatings and sealants, catalysts and absorbents, cosmeceuticals, fine chemicals, flavors and fragrances, performance lubricants, polymers, and plastics and composites; industrial technology including Automation and process controls, handling and packaging equipment, industrial filtration and fluid handling, Measurement, monitoring and testing, Professional tools, and sensors and instrumentation; and energy services and products including Drilling and completion chemicals, consumable products, equipment and tool rental, and differentiated products and services. Within aerospace, the firm considers avionics, airframe systems, components, materials, power systems, and production areas. The firm invests in platform companies across the United States with a focus on the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest, and Mountain region. It seeks to invest between $2 million and $20 million and can co-invest up to $40 million. The firm prefers to invest in companies with revenues approaching above $10 million and enterprise values between $5 million and $100 million and an EBITDA between -$1 million and $20 million. It prefers to take long term position of 20 years in its portfolio companies and also acquires minority ownership stakes between 20 percent and 45 percent. The firm leaves the control with the current business owner. It also provides follow-on financing and seeks a Board seat in the portfolio companies. Capital Southwest Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Corporate Finance Private Equity Aerospace Chemicals Chemical Plastics Venture Capital Healthcare Services Sentinel Capital Partners Consumable Products Energy Services Entrepreneurship Power Systems Completion Chemicals Niche Manufacturing Industrial Technology Oil And Gas Exploration Businesses Project Finance Opportunities Real Estate Developments

Is CSWC a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 22.9
52 Week Low 7.39
Average Volume 118,813
200-Day Moving Average 16.68
50-Day Moving Average 13.83
20-Day Moving Average 13.58
10-Day Moving Average 13.64
Average True Range 0.48
ADX 16.87
+DI 29.18
-DI 17.42
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 13.34
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 13.75
Upper Bollinger Band 14.54
Lower Bollinger Band 12.62
Percent B (%b) 1.02
BandWidth 14.11
MACD Line 0.19
MACD Signal Line 0.03
MACD Histogram 0.1535
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 233.21 Million
Num Shares 16 Million
EPS 1.65
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 8.83
Price-to-Sales 10.11
Price-to-Book 0.95
PEG Ratio 0.00
Dividend 0.96
Dividend Yield 6.59%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 15.26
Resistance 3 (R3) 15.24 14.99 15.15
Resistance 2 (R2) 14.99 14.81 15.00 15.11
Resistance 1 (R1) 14.78 14.71 14.89 14.80 15.07
Pivot Point 14.53 14.53 14.58 14.54 14.53
Support 1 (S1) 14.32 14.35 14.43 14.34 14.07
Support 2 (S2) 14.07 14.25 14.08 14.03
Support 3 (S3) 13.86 14.07 14.00
Support 4 (S4) 13.88