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Southwest Gas Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SWX)

$89.22
+0.36 (+0.41 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 12:15 PM ET)
Today's Range
$88.41
Now: $89.22
$89.46
50-Day Range
$88.30
MA: $90.69
$92.50
52-Week Range
$72.68
Now: $89.22
$92.94
Volume141,361 shs
Average Volume264,597 shs
Market Capitalization$4.85 billion
P/E Ratio24.24
Dividend Yield2.45%
Beta0.27
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$8.76 per share
Book Value$45.55 per share

Profitability

Net Income$182.28 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,312
Market Cap$4.85 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (Estimated)
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 Wednesday, September 25th. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.545 per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a $2.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $713.01 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $289.70 million. Southwest Gas had a return on equity of 8.86% and a net margin of 6.61%. Southwest Gas's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.44 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 Tuesday, November 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas.

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

Southwest Gas updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.94.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Southwest Gas' stock. Their predictions range from $91.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' stock price to reach $93.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% 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 coverage about SWX stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), PPL (PPL), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Union Pacific (UNP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Texas Instruments (TXN).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.38%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.35%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.06%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.04%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, John P Hester, Justin L Brown, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Paul M Daily, 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 Hennessy Advisors Inc., Private Asset Management Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Meeder Asset Management Inc. and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have bought Southwest Gas stock in the last two years include Eric Debonis, Justin L Brown, Paul M Daily 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 $89.22.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $4.85 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:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  598
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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