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

$90.75
-0.69 (-0.75 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 01:57 AM ET)
Today's Range
$90.30
Now: $90.75
$92.05
50-Day Range
$86.81
MA: $90.63
$92.50
52-Week Range
$72.68
Now: $90.75
$92.94
Volume178,110 shs
Average Volume248,388 shs
Market Capitalization$4.93 billion
P/E Ratio24.66
Dividend Yield2.38%
Beta0.27
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$8.77 per share
Book Value$45.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$182.28 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,312
Market Cap$4.93 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 25th. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.545 per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a $2.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) released 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 return on equity of 8.86% and a net margin of 6.61%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 EPS. 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS 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?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $91.00 to $96.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $93.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Gas?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SWX stock have been trending negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a coverage optimism score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.38%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.35%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). 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 institutional investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Private Asset Management Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc. and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. and First Hawaiian Bank. 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 $90.75.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.93 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:  235 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  598
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 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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