NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$78.27 -0.27 (-0.34 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 01:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$78.36
Today's Range$78.12 - $78.74
52-Week Range$62.53 - $86.87
Volume1,537 shs
Average Volume270,787 shs
Market Capitalization$3.85 billion
P/E Ratio21.70
Dividend Yield2.61%
Beta0.53
Southwest Gas logoSouthwest 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:SWX
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.06
Current Ratio1.10
Quick Ratio1.10

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.70
Forward P/E Ratio21.86
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.55 billion
Price / Sales1.49
Cash Flow$8.7355 per share
Price / Cash8.96
Book Value$37.97 per share
Price / Book2.06

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.62
Net Income$193.84 million
Net Margins7.69%
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets3.05%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,285
Outstanding Shares48,360,000
Market Cap$3,854.94

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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 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) posted 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 analyst estimates of $524.56 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 10.32%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.45 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 Monday, August, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Southwest Gas' shares. Their predictions range from $69.00 to $89.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' share price to reach $76.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.9%. View Analyst Ratings 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 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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 coverage about SWX stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First National Bank of Omaha (0.12%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Roy R Centrella, 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 Bank of Montreal Can and First National Bank of Omaha. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny and Thomas E Chestnut. 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 $78.27.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.85 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 (NYSE SWX)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  153 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  421
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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