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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas Stock Forecast, Price & News

$66.70
+0.78 (+1.18%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$65.51
$66.82
50-Day Range
$63.43
$71.52
52-Week Range
$57.00
$73.54
Volume
397,903 shs
Average Volume
482,706 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.03 billion
P/E Ratio
16.31
Dividend Yield
3.61%
Beta
0.21
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About Southwest Gas

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. engages in the energy business. It operates through the following segments: Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. The Natural Gas Operations segment focuses in purchasing, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The Utility Infrastructure Services segment comprises delivering 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
84489510
Employees
11,149
Year Founded
1931

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.30 billion
Cash Flow
$9.50 per share
Book Value
$48.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$232.32 million
Pretax Margin
8.53%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
59,908,000
Market Cap
$4.03 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/12/2021
Dividend Payable
12/01/2021
Today
12/03/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/24/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.55 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

38th out of 122 stocks

Gas Transmission & Distribution Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Southwest Gas a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Southwest Gas stock. 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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How has Southwest Gas' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $61.93 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SWX stock has increased by 7.6% and is now trading at $66.66.
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Are investors shorting Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,770,000 shares, an increase of 36.2% from the October 14th total of 1,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 553,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days.
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When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

Southwest Gas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 24th 2022.
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How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 9th. The utilities provider reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.12. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.89%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share.
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How often does Southwest Gas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.595 per share on Tuesday, March 1st. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 14th.
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Is Southwest Gas a good dividend stock?

Southwest Gas pays an annual dividend of $2.38 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.66%. Southwest Gas has been increasing its dividend for 15 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Southwest Gas is 58.19%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Southwest Gas will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.89% next year. This indicates that Southwest Gas will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Southwest Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Southwest Gas updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.000-$4.100 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.180. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' stock price to reach $65.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%.
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Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the following people:
  • John P. Hester, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Gregory J. Peterson, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Karen S. Haller, Chief Legal & Administrative Officer, Executive VP
  • Lori L. Colvin, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Boyd S. Nelson, Vice President-Strategy & Corporate Development

What is John P. Hester's approval rating as Southwest Gas' CEO?

13 employees have rated Southwest Gas CEO John P. Hester on Glassdoor.com. John P. Hester has an approval rating of 68% among Southwest Gas' 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), Honeywell International (HON), 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (17.57%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (3.79%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.22%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.88%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.86%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Jose Luis Esparza Jr, Justin L Brown, Kenneth J Kenny, Paul M Daily and Robert L Boughner.
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Which major investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Reinhart Partners Inc., and Squarepoint Ops LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, and Justin L Brown.
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Which major investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Morgan Stanley, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., SG Americas Securities LLC, and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Paul M Daily, and Robert L Boughner.
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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 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 $66.66.

How much money does Southwest Gas make?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.03 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $232.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.09 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Southwest Gas have?

Southwest Gas employs 11,149 workers across the globe.

When was Southwest Gas founded?

Southwest Gas was founded in 1931.

What is Southwest Gas' official website?

The official website for Southwest Gas is www.swgasholdings.com.

Where are Southwest Gas' headquarters?

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 702-876-7037.


This page was last updated on 12/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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