NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$83.09 +0.35 (+0.42 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$82.74
Today's Range$82.60 - $83.76
52-Week Range$62.53 - $85.97
Volume8,025 shs
Average Volume374,426 shs
Market Capitalization$4.01 billion
P/E Ratio22.94
Dividend Yield2.57%
Beta0.4
Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through Natural Gas Operations and Construction Services segments. As of December 31, 2017, it had 2,015,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. The company installs, replaces, repairs, and maintains energy distribution systems from the town border station to the end-user; and develops industrial construction solutions. The company also serves customers in the provinces of British Columbia and Ontario in Canada. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:SWX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.09
Current Ratio1.01
Quick Ratio1.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.94
Forward P/E Ratio21.92
P/E Growth5.35

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.55 billion
Price / Sales1.61
Cash Flow$9.1207 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.11
Book Value$37.97 per share
Price / Book2.19

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.62
Net Income$193.84 million
Net Margins7.39%
Return on Equity10.01%
Return on Assets2.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,285
Outstanding Shares49,430,000
Market Cap$4.01 billion
OptionableOptionable

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwest Gas' stock symbol?

Southwest Gas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SWX."

How often does Southwest Gas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.52 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.11. The utilities provider had revenue of $668.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $224 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 7.39% and a return on equity of 10.01%. The business's revenue was up 12.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.21 earnings per share. View Southwest Gas' Earnings History.

When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

Southwest Gas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Southwest Gas' stock. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $78.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Gas?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SWX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors?

Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Karen S. Haller, Exec. VP/Chief Legal and Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Paul M. Daily, Pres & CEO of Centuri Construction Group Inc. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Lori L. Colvin, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.93%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.80%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.94%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.30%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.25%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Justin L Brown, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Thomas A Thomas and Thomas E Chestnut. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southwest Gas.

Which major investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Macquarie Group Ltd., AXA, Prudential Financial Inc. and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, Justin L Brown, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny and Thomas E Chestnut. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Gas.

Which major investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, BlackRock Inc., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Gas.

How do I buy shares of Southwest Gas?

Shares of SWX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southwest Gas' stock price today?

One share of SWX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.17.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.01 billion and generates $2.55 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $193.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.62 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Gas employs 2,285 workers across the globe.

What is Southwest Gas' official website?

The official website for Southwest Gas is http://www.swgasholdings.com.

How can I contact Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas' mailing address is 5241 SPRING MOUNTAIN ROAD PO BOX 98510, LAS VEGAS NV, 89193. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 702-876-7237.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Southwest Gas (NYSE SWX)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  498
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Southwest Gas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SWX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SWX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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