Southwest Gas Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SWX)

$91.51
+0.41 (+0.45 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$90.82
Now: $91.51
$92.06
50-Day Range
$86.81
MA: $89.80
$92.50
52-Week Range
$72.68
Now: $91.51
$92.94
Volume535,858 shs
Average Volume234,186 shs
Market Capitalization$4.97 billion
P/E Ratio24.87
Dividend Yield2.39%
Beta0.3
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.88 billion
Cash Flow$8.7653 per share
Book Value$45.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$182.28 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,312
Market Cap$4.97 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, May 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.545 per share on Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $2.18 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $713.01 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $289.70 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.61% and a return on equity of 8.86%. Southwest Gas's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.44 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, November 5th 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 Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.94.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Southwest Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' share price to reach $88.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%. 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, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy 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?

Media stories about SWX stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Southwest Gas.

Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors?

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 Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), PPL (PPL), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Union Pacific (UNP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Texas Instruments (TXN).

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 and Admin. Officer (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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.85%), BlackRock Inc. (12.85%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.37%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.60%), Northern Trust Corp (2.81%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (2.23%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, John P Hester, 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 Cohen & Steers Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Victory Capital Management Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. and Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, John P Hester, 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Moody Aldrich Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Eric Debonis, Justin L Brown, 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southwest Gas' stock price today?

One share of SWX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.51.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.97 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.View Additional Information About Southwest Gas.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  229 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  358 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  587
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This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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