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NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, Forecast & News

$71.69
-2.07 (-2.81 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 06:09 AM ET)
Today's Range
$71.42
Now: $71.69
$75.57
50-Day Range
$71.69
MA: $77.36
$79.95
52-Week Range
$71.42
Now: $71.69
$92.94
Volume376,600 shs
Average Volume363,718 shs
Market Capitalization$3.92 billion
P/E Ratio19.70
Dividend Yield2.96%
Beta0.18
Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through two segments, Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. As of December 31, 2018, it had 2,047,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.88 billion
Cash Flow$8.17 per share
Book Value$45.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$182.28 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,312
Market Cap$3.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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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 Monday, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.545 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $2.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.16. The utilities provider earned $725.23 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $229.10 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.26% and a return on equity of 8.11%. Southwest Gas's quarterly revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.25 earnings per share. View Southwest Gas' Earnings History.

What guidance has Southwest Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Southwest Gas issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.75-$4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.01.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

4 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $83.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' share price to reach $91.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Southwest Gas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Southwest Gas?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about SWX stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Southwest Gas.

Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors?

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), Procter & Gamble (PG), PPL (PPL), Union Pacific (UNP), Walmart (WMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Honeywell International (HON) and AT&T (T).

Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59)
  • Ms. Karen S. Haller, Exec. VP & Chief Legal and Admin. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Eric DeBonis, Sr. VP of Operations - Southwest Gas Corp. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Paul M. Daily, Pres & CEO of Centuri Construction Group Inc. (Age 62)

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.20%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.02%), FMR LLC (1.60%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.53%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.32%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, John P Hester, Justin L Brown, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Paul M Daily, Robert L Boughner, Thomas A Thomas and Thomas E Chestnut. 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., AQR Capital Management LLC and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, John P Hester, Kenneth J Kenny and Thomas E Chestnut. View Insider Buying and Selling for Southwest Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, UBS Group AG, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Eric Debonis, Justin L Brown, Paul M Daily, Robert L Boughner and Thomas A Thomas. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southwest Gas' stock price today?

One share of SWX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $71.69.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.92 billion and generates $2.88 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $182.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Gas employs 2,312 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Southwest Gas.

What is Southwest Gas' official website?

The official website for Southwest Gas is http://www.swgasholdings.com/.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  383 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  639
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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