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About Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Trailing P/E Ratio20.35
Forward P/E Ratio20.55
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$2.55 billion
Price / Sales1.40
Cash Flow$9.0393 per share
Price / Cash8.14
Book Value$38.80 per share
Price / Book1.90
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.62
Net Income$193.84 million
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets3.05%
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 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.52 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.
How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?
Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.60 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $754.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $524.56 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 10.32%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.45 EPS. View Southwest Gas' Earnings History.
When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for SWX?
5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Southwest Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $76.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.
Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors?
Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?
Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
- Ms. Karen S. Haller, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
- Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
- Mr. Kenneth J. Kenny, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 55)
- Boyd S. Nelson, VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about SWX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.71 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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. (11.68%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.77%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%), Millennium Management LLC (1.39%) and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (1.28%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Edward A Janov, Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, John P Hester, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Roy R Centrella and Thomas A Thomas. 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hennessy Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller and Kenneth J Kenny. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Gas.
Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?
SWX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Rothschild Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Shelter Harbor Advisors LP and Sei Investments Co.. 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 $73.63.
How big of a company is Southwest Gas?
Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.50 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.
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 (SWX)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.
Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Dividend Information
Southwest Gas pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.83%. SWX's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, September 4. The company has grown its dividend for the last 6 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 0.30% each year. Southwest Gas pays out 57.46% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||0.30% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||57.46% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
58.10% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
55.03% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
23.01% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Southwest Gas (NYSE SWX) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.99%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.01%
Southwest Gas (NYSE SWX) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|5/23/2018||Karen S Haller||EVP||Sell||1,339||$71.32||$95,497.48||24,216|| |
|5/21/2018||Karen S Haller||EVP||Sell||714||$70.72||$50,494.08||24,216|| |
|5/11/2018||Thomas A Thomas||Director||Buy||1,000||$72.91||$72,910.00||27,280|| |
|5/10/2018||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||600||$72.87||$43,722.00||13,629|| |
|3/2/2018||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||1,400||$63.43||$88,802.00||14,229|| |
|11/30/2017||Gregory J Peterson||VP||Sell||1,000||$85.72||$85,720.00|| |
|11/14/2017||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||3,520||$82.18||$289,273.60||16,060|| |
|11/13/2017||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||600||$80.17||$48,102.00||16,746|| |
|8/11/2017||Karen S Haller||SVP||Sell||1,300||$80.95||$105,235.00||26,639|| |
|8/11/2017||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||600||$80.90||$48,540.00||17,137|| |
|5/11/2017||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||350||$80.02||$28,007.00||20,057|| |
|11/22/2016||Gregory J Peterson||VP||Sell||600||$75.19||$45,114.00||14,246|| |
|11/11/2016||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||300||$72.03||$21,609.00||16,107|| |
|11/10/2016||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||245||$71.55||$17,529.75||18,358|| |
|11/10/2016||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||600||$72.20||$43,320.00||17,363|| |
|9/21/2016||Roy R Centrella||CFO||Sell||1,000||$71.54||$71,540.00||31,618|| |
|8/11/2016||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||600||$72.99||$43,794.00||19,694|| |
|6/21/2016||John P Hester||CEO||Sell||2,000||$75.03||$150,060.00||52,855|| |
|6/13/2016||Edward A Janov||SVP||Sell||600||$74.36||$44,616.00||32,620|| |
|6/7/2016||John P Hester||CEO||Sell||200||$72.65||$14,530.00||50,760|| |
|6/7/2016||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||500||$72.70||$36,350.00||16,787|| |
|6/6/2016||John P Hester||CEO||Sell||1,800||$72.40||$130,320.00||50,960|| |
|6/2/2016||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||800||$70.08||$56,064.00||18,849|| |
|6/1/2016||Gregory J Peterson||CAO||Sell||1,800||$70.07||$126,126.00||13,817|| |
|5/27/2016||Roy R Centrella||CFO||Sell||1,000||$69.25||$69,250.00||31,564|| |
|5/17/2016||Roy R Centrella||CFO||Sell||1,000||$69.50||$69,500.00||32,564|| |
|5/13/2016||Karen S Haller||SVP||Sell||1,000||$69.85||$69,850.00||22,612|| |
|5/11/2016||Edward A Janov||SVP||Sell||700||$68.29||$47,803.00||33,220|| |
|3/29/2016||Jeffrey W Shaw||Director||Sell||21,717||$66.56||$1,445,483.52||99,551|| |
|3/29/2016||Kenneth J Kenny||VP||Sell||700||$66.09||$46,263.00||17,952|| |
|3/23/2016||John P Hester||CEO||Sell||3,000||$65.14||$195,420.00||52,760|| |
|3/18/2016||Gregory J Peterson||CAO||Sell||1,400||$64.52||$90,328.00||15,583|| |
|3/17/2016||Jeffrey W Shaw||Director||Sell||20,251||$64.76||$1,311,454.76||99,951|| |
|3/15/2016||Anita M Romero||SVP||Sell||3,600||$64.00||$230,400.00||40,291|| |
|3/11/2016||William N Moody||EVP||Sell||2,000||$63.66||$127,320.00||19,927|| |
|3/8/2016||John P Hester||CEO||Sell||3,000||$63.25||$189,750.00||58,694|| |
|3/7/2016||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||1,000||$62.96||$62,960.00||20,629|| |
|3/7/2016||Roy R Centrella||CFO||Sell||662||$62.93||$41,659.66||33,539|| |
|3/4/2016||Edward A Janov||SVP||Sell||1,200||$61.11||$73,332.00||35,020|| |
|3/2/2016||Edward A Janov||SVP||Sell||800||$61.16||$48,928.00||35,884|| |
|2/29/2016||Michael J Melarkey||Director||Sell||341||$60.85||$20,749.85||28,870|| |
|12/29/2015||Gregory J. Peterson||CAO||Sell||800||$56.40||$45,120.00||14,569|| |
|8/25/2015||Karen S. Haller||SVP||Sell||1,200||$56.80||$68,160.00||20,393|| |
|3/23/2015||Michael J Melarkey||Director||Sell||2,000||$57.89||$115,780.00|| |
|3/20/2015||Anita M Romero||SVP||Sell||3,000||$57.65||$172,950.00|| |
|3/13/2015||William N Moody||EVP||Sell||4,271||$55.78||$238,236.38|| |
|3/11/2015||Roy R Centrella||CFO||Sell||3,000||$54.21||$162,630.00|| |
|12/29/2014||John P Hester||EVP||Sell||3,000||$63.23||$189,690.00|| |
|12/23/2014||John P Hester||EVP||Sell||2,500||$60.61||$151,525.00|| |
|12/9/2014||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||1,750||$57.77||$101,097.50|| |
|11/20/2014||Gregory J Peterson||CAO||Sell||1,300||$57.34||$74,542.00|| |
|9/11/2014||Michael O Maffie||Director||Sell||1,370||$52.54||$71,979.80|| |
|5/16/2014||William Moody||EVP||Sell||3,486||$52.43||$182,770.98||14,837|| |
|4/10/2014||Anita Romero||SVP||Sell||1,500||$53.40||$80,100.00||33,706|| |
|1/6/2014||William Moody||EVP||Sell||1,200||$54.52||$65,424.00||13,086|| |
|1/3/2014||Roy Centrella||CFO||Sell||1,000||$54.60||$54,600.00||27,056|| |
|12/27/2013||John Hester||EVP||Sell||2,500||$55.80||$139,500.00||41,633|| |
|12/24/2013||John Hester||EVP||Sell||2,500||$55.50||$138,750.00||44,133|| |
|12/24/2013||Roy Centrella||CFO||Sell||1,000||$55.50||$55,500.00||28,156|| |
|11/21/2013||Edward Janov||SVP||Sell||25,000||$52.52||$1,313,000.00||28,104|| |
|11/11/2013||Eric Debonis||SVP||Sell||1,500||$53.97||$80,955.00||17,186|| |
|9/19/2013||Kenneth Kenny||VP||Sell||1,000||$48.95||$48,950.00||17,033|| |
|8/9/2013||William Moody||SVP||Sell||1,362||$49.79||$67,813.98||15,596|| |
|6/18/2013||Karen S Haller||SVP||Sell||1,000||$48.86||$48,860.00|| |
|3/12/2013||John P Hester||VP||Sell||3,900||$47.15||$183,885.00|| |
|3/5/2013||Edward A Janov||SVP||Sell||5,000||$46.60||$233,000.00|| |
|3/5/2013||Jeffrey W Shaw||CEO||Sell||24,000||$46.81||$1,123,440.00|| |
|12/27/2012||William N Moody||SVP||Sell||1,500||$41.90||$62,850.00|| |
|11/15/2012||Robert L Boughner||Director||Buy||10,000||$39.49||$394,900.00|| |
Southwest Gas (NYSE SWX) News Headlines
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 12:06 PM
|Karen S. Haller Sells 714 Shares of Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 8:18 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) EVP Karen S. Haller Sells 1,339 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 8:16 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:23 PM
|Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. to Present at American Gas Association 2018 Financial Forum|
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 7:17 PM
|Bag This Bargain Energy Stock Even Cheaper Than Director Thomas Did|
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 6:00 PM
|Thomas A. Thomas Acquires 1,000 Shares of Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 4:15 PM
|Southwest Gas' (SWX) CEO John Hester on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - May 14 at 8:05 AM
|Insider Selling: Southwest Gas (SWX) SVP Sells 600 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 10:14 PM
|Edited Transcript of SWX.N earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-18 5:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:03 AM
|Southwest Gas: 1Q Earnings Snapshot|
www.cnbc.com - May 8 at 8:02 AM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 9:13 PM
|Southwest Gas beats by $0.03, misses on revenue|
seekingalpha.com - May 7 at 5:50 PM
|Southwest Gas Corp. Q1 Earnings Advance|
www.rttnews.com - May 7 at 5:50 PM
|Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings|
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 5:50 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:24 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Declares Third Quarter 2018 Dividend|
www.prnewswire.com - May 2 at 9:46 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Declares $0.52 Quarterly Dividend|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:36 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 11:34 AM
|Comparing ONEOK (OKE) & Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 1:28 PM
|New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Electro Scientific Industries, Worthington Industries, Navigant Consulting, Itron, Southwest Gas, and HFF — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained Production|
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:08 AM
|FY2019 Earnings Forecast for Southwest Gas (SWX) Issued By Jefferies Group|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 11:05 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc Expected to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.68 Per Share (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:26 AM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 12:49 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Raised to Hold at Jefferies Group|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:10 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:37 PM
|Williams Capital Initiates Coverage on Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 8:37 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:11 PM
|UBS Raises Southwest Gas (SWX) Price Target to $85.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:40 AM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 10:56 AM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:14 PM
|FY2018 EPS Estimates for Southwest Gas Holdings Inc Lowered by Analyst (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:05 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.62 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 7:58 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Analyst Day: Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 12:00 noon - 3:30 p.m. Eastern|
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 5:33 PM
|Jefferies Group Reaffirms Hold Rating for Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 8:05 AM
|Citigroup Trims Southwest Gas (SWX) Target Price to $73.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:59 AM
|Contrasting Spire (SR) and Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 9:39 AM
|Critical Comparison: Spire (SR) & Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 11:34 PM
|Head-To-Head Contrast: Atmos Energy (ATO) versus Southwest Gas (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 11:47 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. to Present at Williams Capital Group - West Coast Utilities Conference|
www.prnewswire.com - March 14 at 5:18 PM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 12:14 PM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Holdings Increased by Arizona State Retirement System|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 4:36 AM
|The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Buys 9,011 Shares of Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 2:22 PM
|Southwest Gas (SWX) & RGC Resources (RGCO) Financial Review|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 9:32 AM
|Rhumbline Advisers Has $8.37 Million Position in Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 10:30 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Shares Sold by BlackRock Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:52 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Shares Bought by Sei Investments Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 8:00 AM
|Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:12 AM
|UBS Group Cuts Southwest Gas (SWX) Price Target to $89.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 10:03 PM
|Insider Selling: Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) SVP Sells 1,400 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:32 PM
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Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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