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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas - SWX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$66.52
-0.20 (-0.30%)
(As of 02/3/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$65.39
$67.01
50-Day Range
$61.62
$71.54
52-Week Range
$59.51
$95.62
Volume
212,100 shs
Average Volume
385,778 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.46 billion
P/E Ratio
27.15
Dividend Yield
3.72%
Price Target
$79.33

Southwest Gas MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.3% Upside
$79.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.67% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Southwest Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
25.00%
From $3.28 to $4.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.41 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

31st out of 84 stocks

Gas Transmission & Distribution Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

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About Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Stock

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. engages in the energy business. It operates through the following business segments: Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. The Natural Gas Operations segment focuses on purchasing, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The Utility Infrastructure Services segment consists of delivering an array of solutions to North America's gas and electric providers. The company was founded in March 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

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SWX Stock News Headlines

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Downgraded to "Sell" at StockNews.com
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SWX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/14/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
2/04/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
84489510
Employees
2,286
Year Founded
1931

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$79.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$200.78 million
Pretax Margin
3.77%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.68 billion
Cash Flow
$10.20 per share
Book Value
$48.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
66,538,000
Market Cap
$4.46 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.28

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Key Executives

  • Karen S. Haller
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert J. Stefani
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Lori L. Colvin
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Thomas E. Moran
    Secretary, Vice President & Legal Council
  • Boyd S. Nelson
    Vice President-Strategy & Corporate Development













SWX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Gas stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" SWX shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SWX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Southwest Gas' stock price forecast for 2023?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Southwest Gas' shares. Their SWX share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $100.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $79.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have SWX shares performed in 2023?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $61.88 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, SWX shares have increased by 7.5% and is now trading at $66.52.
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When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 7th 2023.
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How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.33. The utilities provider earned $1.13 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.09 billion. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 3.18% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.51%.

How often does Southwest Gas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $2.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th.
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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 3.70%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 16 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 101.22%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, SWX will have a dividend payout ratio of 60.49% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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), Raytheon Technologies (RTX) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Southwest Gas' stock symbol?

Southwest Gas trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SWX."

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include River Road Asset Management LLC (1.27%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.93%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.77%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.25%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.12%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.11%). Insiders that own company stock include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Jose Luis Esparza Jr, Justin L Brown, Lori L Colvin, Paul M Daily and Robert L Boughner.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Southwest Gas' stock price today?

One share of SWX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.52.

How much money does Southwest Gas make?

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) has a market capitalization of $4.46 billion and generates $3.68 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $200.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.45 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southwest Gas have?

The company employs 2,286 workers across the globe.

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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How can I contact Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas' mailing address is 5241 SPRING MOUNTAIN ROAD PO BOX 98510, LAS VEGAS NV, 89193. The official website for the company is www.swgasholdings.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (702) 876-7237, via email at ken.kenny@swgas.com, or via fax at 702-876-7037.

This page (NYSE:SWX) was last updated on 2/4/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff