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

$71.68
+2.68 (+3.88 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$68.58
Now: $71.68
$76.53
50-Day Range
$52.27
MA: $68.92
$79.95
52-Week Range
$45.68
Now: $71.68
$92.94
Volume852,509 shs
Average Volume470,291 shs
Market Capitalization$3.95 billion
P/E Ratio18.15
Dividend Yield3.16%
Beta0.38
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. The company also provides trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems; industrial construction solutions; and electrical distribution and transmission utility infrastructure services in the Gulf Coast and Mid-Atlantic region. 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.12 billion
Cash Flow$9.83 per share
Book Value$45.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,295
Market Cap$3.95 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southwest Gas' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $61.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SWX stock has increased by 15.7% and is now trading at $71.68. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Southwest Gas?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Southwest Gas.

When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

Southwest Gas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Southwest Gas.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The utilities provider reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.22. The utilities provider earned $848.14 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $824.83 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.86% and a return on equity of 8.83%. View Southwest Gas' earnings history.

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

Southwest Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 14th. This is a positive change from Southwest Gas's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. View Southwest Gas' dividend history.

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

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

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Southwest Gas' shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' stock price to reach $83.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Southwest Gas.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SWX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a news impact score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutSouthwest 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 Honeywell International (HON), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), CVS Health (CVS), AT&T (T) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the following 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)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Macquarie Group Ltd. (5.24%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.69%), State Street Corp (3.20%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.02%) and FMR LLC (1.60%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, 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., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, John P Hester, and Kenneth J Kenny. View insider buying and selling activity for Southwest Gas.

Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Norges Bank, Franklin Resources Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Justin L Brown, Paul M Daily, Robert L Boughner, and Thomas A Thomas. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $71.68.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.95 billion and generates $3.12 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $213.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.94 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Gas employs 2,295 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:  262 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  651
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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