NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $80.63 +2.53 (+3.24 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$80.63Today's Range$77.86 - $81.2552-Week Range$62.53 - $85.97Volume891,362 shsAverage Volume222,212 shsMarket Capitalization$3.99 billionP/E Ratio22.27Dividend Yield2.66%Beta0.35 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 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. 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 Webwww.swgasholdings.com Phone702-876-7237Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.09 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.27 Forward P/E Ratio21.05 P/E Growth3.94 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.55 billion Price / Sales1.56 Cash Flow$9.1314 per share Price / Cash Flow8.83 Book Value$37.97 per share Price / Book2.12Profitability 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 Shares49,432,000Market Cap$3.99 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date 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 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.11. The utilities provider earned $668.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $224 million. Southwest Gas had a return on equity of 10.01% and a net margin of 7.39%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $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? 6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Southwest Gas' stock. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' stock price to reach $79.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. 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. Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about SWX stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely 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). Who are Southwest Gas' key executives? Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Ms. Karen S. Haller, Exec. VP/Chief Legal and Admin. Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Paul M. Daily, Pres & CEO of Centuri Construction Group Inc. (Age 62)Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)Ms. Lori L. Colvin, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51) 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. (12.61%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.92%), Northern Trust Corp (2.97%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.64%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.31%) and Cohen & Steers Inc. (2.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Southwest Gas stock? SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., First National Bank of Omaha, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Barclays PLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Gabelli Funds 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 institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock? SWX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Rhumbline Advisers and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US 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 $80.63. How big of a company is Southwest Gas? Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.99 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 199 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 311 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 510MarketBeat'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. 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