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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas - SWX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$69.14
-0.02 (-0.03%)
(As of 12/7/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$68.57
$70.02
50-Day Range
$63.38
$74.25
52-Week Range
$62.60
$95.62
Volume
323,596 shs
Average Volume
514,271 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.64 billion
P/E Ratio
28.22
Dividend Yield
3.59%
Price Target
$77.00

Southwest Gas MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.4% Upside
$77.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.34% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.87
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.34mentions of Southwest Gas in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
21.71%
From $3.50 to $4.26 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.39 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

33rd out of 88 stocks

Gas Transmission & Distribution Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

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About Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Stock

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, distributes and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through Natural Gas Distribution, Utility Infrastructure Services, and Pipeline and Storage segments. It also provides trenching, installation, and replacement of underground pipes, as well as maintenance services for energy distribution systems. As of December 31, 2021, it had 2,159,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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SWX Stock News Headlines

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Stock Price Down 4.4%
Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Downgraded to Neutral at Bank of America
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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
12/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/07/2023

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
$77.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$100.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$65.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+11.4%
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
$10.24 per share
Book Value
$48.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
66,538,000
Market Cap
$4.64 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.20

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Karen S. Haller (Age 58)
    Pres , CEO, Chief Legal & Admin. Officer and Director
    Comp: $947.14k
  • Mr. Gregory J. Peterson (Age 62)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $784.84k
  • Mr. Paul M. DailyMr. Paul M. Daily (Age 65)
    Pres & CEO of Centuri Group, Inc.
    Comp: $2.41M
  • Ms. Lori L. Colvin (Age 54)
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Justin L. Brown (Age 49)
    Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel of Southwest Gas Corp.
  • Mr. Kenneth J. Kenny (Age 59)
    VP of Fin. & Treasurer
  • Mr. Thomas E. Moran (Age 57)
    VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.













SWX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Southwest Gas stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Southwest Gas' stock. Their SWX share price forecasts range from $65.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $77.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have SWX shares performed in 2022?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $70.05 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SWX stock has decreased by 0.7% and is now trading at $69.54.
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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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($0.05) 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.51% and a net margin of 3.18%.

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

Southwest Gas announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.57%. 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 3.59%. The company 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 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 58.22% 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 BlackRock Inc. (13.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.09%), State Street Corp (3.15%), Nomura Holdings Inc. (2.72%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.10%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (1.72%). Insiders that own company stock include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Jose Luis Esparza Jr, Justin L Brown, Kenneth J Kenny, 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 $69.54.

How much money does Southwest Gas make?

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) has a market capitalization of $4.66 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 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff