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S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
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3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
5 Small-Cap Energy Stocks Surged in Price and Volume on Friday
Vital Farms Rides the Pasture-Raised Egg Trend to the Bank
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
Novo Nordisk Arms Wegovy to Be a Triple Threat
5 Small-Cap Energy Stocks Surged in Price and Volume on Friday
Vital Farms Rides the Pasture-Raised Egg Trend to the Bank
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
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Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$72.28
-0.58 (-0.80%)
(As of 04/15/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$71.16
$73.27
50-Day Range
$57.76
$76.13
52-Week Range
$53.79
$76.75
Volume
488,773 shs
Average Volume
469,314 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.18 billion
P/E Ratio
34.09
Dividend Yield
3.43%
Price Target
$73.00

Southwest Gas MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.0% Upside
$73.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.48% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Southwest Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.13%
From $3.45 to $4.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.60 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

63rd out of 90 stocks

Gas Transmission & Distribution Industry

5th out of 5 stocks

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About Southwest Gas Stock (NYSE:SWX)

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, distributes and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through Natural Gas Distribution, Utility Infrastructure Services, and Pipeline and Storage segments. It also provides trenching, installation, and replacement of underground pipes, as well as maintenance services for energy distribution systems. As of December 31, 2023, it had 2,226,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SWX Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2024
Last Earnings
2/28/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Today
4/15/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
5/14/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Dividend Payable
6/03/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
CUSIP
84489510
Employees
2,371
Year Founded
1931

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$73.00
High Stock Price Target
$73.00
Low Stock Price Target
$73.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+0.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$150.89 million
Pretax Margin
3.63%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.43 billion
Cash Flow
$9.50 per share
Book Value
$46.28 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
71,355,000
Market Cap
$5.22 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.36

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SWX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Gas stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SWX shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SWX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Southwest Gas' stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Southwest Gas' shares. Their SWX share price targets range from $73.00 to $73.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $73.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have SWX shares performed in 2024?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $63.35 at the start of the year. Since then, SWX stock has increased by 14.1% and is now trading at $72.30.
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When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
View our SWX earnings forecast
.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 28th. The utilities provider reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.16. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 2.78% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.28%.

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

Southwest Gas announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 14th.
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Is Southwest Gas a good dividend stock?

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.40%. The dividend payout ratio is 116.98%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, SWX will have a dividend payout ratio of 60.34% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for SWX.

What is John P. Hester's approval rating as Southwest Gas' CEO?

13 employees have rated Southwest Gas Chief Executive Officer John P. Hester on Glassdoor.com. John P. Hester has an approval rating of 68% among the company's employees.

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Pfizer (PFE), RTX (RTX) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BTC Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Central Valley Advisors LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Carl C Icahn, Eric Debonis, Lori L Colvin and Paul M Daily.
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How do I buy shares of Southwest Gas?

Shares of SWX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Southwest Gas have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Southwest Gas: CVTech Holding Inc., Canyon Pipeline Construction Inc., Canyon Special Projects LLC, Canyon Traffic Control LLC, Carson Water Company, Centuri Canada Division Inc., Centuri Group Inc., Centuri Oil & Gas Group LLC, Centuri Power Group LLC, Centuri Services Group LLC, Centuri U.S. Division Inc., Dominion Energy Overthrust Pipeline LLC, Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline LLC, Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline Services Inc., Drum Parent LLC, Electric T&D Division LLC, Electric T&D Holdings LLC, Great Basin Gas Transmission Company, Intellichoice Energy LLC, Intellichoice Energy of California LLC, Linetec Services LLC, Meritus Electric T&D Division LLC, Meritus Oil & Gas Division LLC, Meritus Services Division LLC, MountainWest Pipelines Holding Company, NAPEC Inc., NPL Canada Ltd., NPL Construction Co., NPL East LLC, NPL Great Lakes LLC, NPL Mid-America LLC, NPL West LLC, National Barricade LLC, National Powerline LLC, Neuco Equipment LLC, New England Utility Constructors Inc., Oil & Gas Division LLC, QPC Holding Company LLC, Questar Energy Services Inc., Questar Field Services LLC, Questar Southern Trails Pipeline Company, Questar White River Hub LLC, Riggs Distler & Company Inc., Services Division LLC, Shelby Mechanical LLC, Shelby Plumbing LLC, Southwest Administrators Inc., Southwest Gas Corporation, Southwest Gas Holdings Inc., Southwest Gas Transmission Company, Southwest Gas Utility Group Inc., The Southwest Companies, Utility Financial Corp., VRO Construction Partners 1 LLC, W.S. Nicholls Construction Inc., W.S. Nicholls Western Construction Ltd., White River Hub LLC, and and Utility Financial Corp..
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This page (NYSE:SWX) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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