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CSWC Capital Southwest PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Capital Southwest stock stands at 10.16 as of Feb 23, 2024. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $2.34 and the stock price of $23.77 per share. A decrease of 20% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 12.7 of the last 4 quarters.

CSWC PE ratio history

How has CSWC's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Capital Southwest has been 12.16. The current 10.16 PE ratio is 16% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, CSWC's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2014 quarter at 31.59, with a price of $37.91 and an EPS of N/A. The Jun 2014 quarter recorded the bottom point at 4.53, with a price of $36.01 and an EPS of N/A.


Capital Southwest PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 184.6% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -39.2% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 16.16 27.34%
2022 12.69 52.89%
2021 8.3 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 8.59 23.6%
2018 6.95 -39.2%
2017 11.43 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 13.49 184.6%
2014 4.74 16.75%

CSWC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CSWC for the past years

The current PE ratio of CSWC is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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Frequently asked questions

What is Capital Southwest's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CSWC stock as of Feb 23, 2024, stands at 10.16.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Capital Southwest (CSWC)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for CSWC stock is 12.2.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Capital Southwest (CSWC)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for CSWC stock is 12.71.

What is the highest PE ratio for CSWC?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 31.59 and it was in the Dec 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CSWC compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CSWC is 16% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is CSWC's PE ratio calculated (Capital Southwest PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Capital Southwest's stock price is $23.77. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $2.34. Therefore, Capital Southwest's P/E ratio for today is 10.16. PE RATIO(10.16) = STOCK PRICE($23.77) / TTM EPS($2.34)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.