NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $82.91 +0.36 (+0.44 %) (As of 04/26/2019 12:49 PM ET)Previous Close$82.55Today's Range$82.15 - $83.1452-Week Range$70.34 - $85.97Volume42,089 shsAverage Volume254,224 shsMarket Capitalization$4.40 billionP/E Ratio22.53Dividend Yield2.52%Beta0.37 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through two segments, Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. As of December 31, 2018, it had 2,047,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. The company also provides trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems; industrial construction solutions; and electrical distribution and transmission utility infrastructure services in the Gulf Coast and Mid-Atlantic region. 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. Receive SWX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SWX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Gas transmission & distribution Sub-IndustryGas Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:SWX Previous Symbol CUSIP84489510 CIK92416 Webwww.swgasholdings.com Phone702-876-7237Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.94 Current Ratio0.89 Quick Ratio0.89Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.53 Forward P/E Ratio21.37 P/E Growth3.44 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.88 billion Price / Sales1.53 Cash Flow$8.7922 per share Price / Cash Flow9.43 Book Value$45.55 per share Price / Book1.82Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68 Net Income$182.28 million Net Margins6.33% Return on Equity9.11% Return on Assets2.72%Miscellaneous Employees2,312 Outstanding Shares53,108,000Market Cap$4.40 billion Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.545 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $2.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 14th. This is a positive change from Southwest Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.52. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History. How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter? Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 27th. The utilities provider reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.17. The utilities provider earned $786.65 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $375.47 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.33% and a return on equity of 9.11%. Southwest Gas's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.00 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 Monday, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas. What guidance has Southwest Gas issued on next quarter's earnings? Southwest Gas issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.95. What price target have analysts set for SWX? 5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' stock price to reach $82.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. 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 and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas. Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about SWX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Southwest Gas include ENN ENERGY HOLD/ADR (XNGSY), Chesapeake Utilities (CPK), Nextdecade (NEXT), RGC Resources (RGCO), Corning Natural Gas (CNIG) and China Natural Gas (CHNGQ). What other stocks do shareholders of Southwest Gas own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Southwest Gas investors own include Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Honeywell International (HON), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD), Raytheon (RTN) and Union Pacific (UNP). Who are Southwest Gas' key executives? Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)Ms. Karen S. Haller, Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Admin. Officer, Corp. Sec. and Gen. Counsel (Age 55)Mr. Eric DeBonis, Sr. VP of Operations - Southwest Gas Corp. (Age 51)Mr. Paul M. Daily, Pres & CEO of Centuri Construction Group Inc. (Age 62) Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders? Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.42%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.40%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.37%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Ledyard National Bank (0.09%) and Boston Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Justin L Brown, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Paul M Daily, 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 Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, 6 Meridian and LS Investment Advisors 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Ledyard National Bank, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Strs Ohio, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Brinker Capital Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Eric Debonis, Paul M Daily and Thomas A Thomas. 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 $82.91. How big of a company is Southwest Gas? Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion and generates $2.88 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $182.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Gas employs 2,312 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 ()Outperform Votes: 207 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 328 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 535MarketBeat'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 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What causes a recession?