NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$79.22 +0.76 (+0.97 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$78.46
Today's Range$78.55 - $80.20
52-Week Range$62.53 - $86.87
Volume144,200 shs
Average Volume233,506 shs
Market Capitalization$3.88 billion
P/E Ratio21.90
Dividend Yield2.64%
Beta0.5
Southwest Gas logoSouthwest 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
SymbolNYSE:SWX
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.05
Current Ratio1.05
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.90
Forward P/E Ratio22.32
P/E Growth5.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.55 billion
Price / Sales1.53
Cash Flow$8.9312 per share
Price / Cash8.87
Book Value$37.97 per share
Price / Book2.09

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.62
Net Income$193.84 million
Net Margins7.51%
Return on Equity10.22%
Return on Assets3.01%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,285
Outstanding Shares49,130,000
Market Cap$3.88 billion

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 Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.11. The utilities provider earned $670.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $611.60 million. Southwest Gas had a return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 7.51%. 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, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Southwest Gas' shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' share price to reach $75.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Gas?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.

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)

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SWX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.29 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Southwest Gas.

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.80%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (4.11%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.26%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.83%) and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.69%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Roy R Centrella, Thomas A Thomas and Thomas E Chestnut. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Southwest Gas.

Which institutional investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citadel Advisors LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny and Thomas E Chestnut. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Bank of America Corp DE and WBI Investments Inc.. 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 $79.22.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.88 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.

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:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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