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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$68.15
+1.08 (+1.61%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$66.59
$68.32
50-Day Range
$57.76
$67.06
52-Week Range
$53.79
$68.32
Volume
905,529 shs
Average Volume
463,771 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.87 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
3.64%
Price Target
$77.00

Southwest Gas MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.0% Upside
$77.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.15% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.16mentions of Southwest Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$63,800 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.61%
From $3.21 to $3.39 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.

3.11 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

72nd out of 88 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. It operates through Natural Gas Distribution, Utility Infrastructure Services, and Pipeline and Storage segments. The company also provides trenching, installation, and replacement of underground pipes, as well as maintenance services for energy distribution systems. As of December 31, 2022, it had 2,197,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. The company was incorporated in 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SWX Stock Price History

SWX Stock News Headlines

Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Southwest Gas Q4 Results Top Estimates
Southwest Gas Q4 2023 Earnings Preview
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Southwest Gas (SWX) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
Southwest Gas Holdings Could Face A Customer Uprising
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2024
Last Earnings
2/28/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
CUSIP
84489510
Employees
2,351
Year Founded
1931

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$73.00
High Stock Price Target
$95.00
Low Stock Price Target
$61.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+9.1%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.67
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-203,290,000.00
Pretax Margin
-4.69%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.96 billion
Cash Flow
$10.64 per share
Book Value
$45.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
71,290,000
Market Cap
$4.79 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.31

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SWX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Gas stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "reduce" SWX shares.
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What is Southwest Gas' stock price target for 2024?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Southwest Gas' shares. Their SWX share price targets range from $63.00 to $95.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $77.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% 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 beginning of 2024. Since then, SWX stock has increased by 7.6% and is now trading at $68.15.
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Are investors shorting Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,960,000 shares, a drop of 10.1% from the January 15th total of 2,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 388,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.0 days.
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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) posted 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 earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.27 billion. Southwest Gas had a negative net margin of 3.69% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.32%.

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. Investors 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 dividend yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 14th.
Read our dividend analysis for SWX
.

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 3.97%. SWX has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.14%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.70%), Channing Capital Management LLC (1.67%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.65%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.64%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.20%). Insiders that own company stock include Carl C Icahn, Eric Debonis, Justin L Brown, 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 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff