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CSWC Capital Southwest dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Capital Southwest's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.5 per share was on Sep 14, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $1.93 per share represents a current dividend yield of 10.66%. The latest CSWC distribution of $0.5 marks a dividend growth of 4.2%.

Key dates

  • CSWC last dividend date: Sep 14, 2022
  • CSWC next dividend date: Dec 14, 2022
CSWC dividend stats
DPS
$1.93
Dividend yield
10.66%
Payout ratio
106%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.68%
Payout ratio
30.6%

Dividend yield

What is Capital Southwest current dividend yield

CSWC has a dividend yield of 10.66% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Financial Services sector average of 2.68%, Capital Southwest's dividend yield is 298% higher. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 6.2% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is CSWC dividend payout history and dates

Capital Southwest has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of CSWC show that the company has issued six dividends in the last twelve months. This includes four regular and two special dividends. The annualized DPS has grown by 39% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 33% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 108%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 14, 2022 Sep 30, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 $0.5 normal
Jun 14, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 $0.15 special
Jun 14, 2022 Jun 30, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 $0.48 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Jan 26, 2022 $0.48 normal
Dec 14, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 2, 2021 $0.5 special
Dec 14, 2021 Dec 31, 2021 Sep 2, 2021 $0.47 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 $0.44 normal
Sep 14, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 Jul 28, 2021 $0.1 special
Jun 14, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 May 25, 2021 $0.43 normal
Jun 14, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 $0.1 special
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Jan 20, 2021 $0.1 normal
Mar 12, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 $0.42 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Dec 31, 2020 Oct 21, 2020 $0.41 normal
Dec 14, 2020 Dec 31, 2020 Oct 21, 2020 $0.1 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 $0.41 normal
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 $0.1 normal
Jun 12, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Apr 22, 2020 $0.1 normal
Jun 12, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Apr 22, 2020 $0.41 normal
Mar 13, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Jan 22, 2020 $0.1 normal
Mar 13, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Jan 22, 2020 $0.41 normal
Dec 19, 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 $0.1 normal
Dec 19, 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 $0.75 special
Dec 19, 2019 Dec 31, 2019 Oct 23, 2019 $0.4 normal
Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 $0.4 normal
Sep 13, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 $0.1 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 $0.1 normal
Jun 13, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 30, 2019 $0.39 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 $0.38 normal
Mar 14, 2019 Mar 29, 2019 Feb 28, 2019 $0.1 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 31, 2018 Nov 27, 2018 $0.1 normal
Dec 13, 2018 Dec 31, 2018 Nov 27, 2018 $0.36 normal
Sep 14, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Aug 30, 2018 $0.1 normal
Sep 14, 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Aug 30, 2018 $0.34 normal
Jun 25, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 $0.6 normal
Jun 25, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 $0.29 normal
Mar 14, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 28, 2018 $0.28 normal
Dec 14, 2017 Jan 2, 2018 Nov 30, 2017 $0.26 normal
Sep 14, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Aug 30, 2017 $0.24 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 May 31, 2017 $0.21 normal
Mar 13, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 $0.26 special
Mar 13, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 28, 2017 $0.19 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Jan 3, 2017 Dec 1, 2016 $0.17 normal
Sep 13, 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $0.11 normal
Jun 16, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $0.06 normal

Capital Southwest dividend payout ratio

What is Capital Southwest dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

CSWC has a payout ratio of 106% which is higher than the Financial Services sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Financial Services sector average of 30.6%, Capital Southwest's payout ratio is 246% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

Frequently asked questions

Does Capital Southwest pay a dividend?

Yes, Capital Southwest has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Capital Southwest's next dividend?

CSWC has announced its next dividend with ex-date Dec 14, 2022.

When was CSWC's last dividend?

Capital Southwest's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 14, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.5 per share.

How much dividend does Capital Southwest pay (per share)?

CSWC has paid dividend of $1.93 per share in the last year.

What is Capital Southwest's dividend yield?

Capital Southwest's current dividend yield is 10.66%.

How often does Capital Southwest pay dividends?

Capital Southwest pays four dividends per year (excluding specials).

What is Capital Southwest's dividend payout ratio?

Capital Southwest's dividend payout ratio is 106%.

Does Capital Southwest pay a good dividend?

Capital Southwest's dividend yield is more than the Financial Services sector average.