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NYSE:SWXSouthwest Gas Stock Price, Forecast & News

$68.46
+0.66 (+0.97 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$68.25
Now: $68.46
$69.57
50-Day Range
$65.37
MA: $70.80
$76.96
52-Week Range
$45.68
Now: $68.46
$92.94
Volume161,059 shs
Average Volume374,220 shs
Market Capitalization$3.77 billion
P/E Ratio19.62
Dividend Yield3.33%
Beta0.26
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.94 out of 5 stars


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$9.47 per share
Book Value$45.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,295
Market Cap$3.77 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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 shares have increased by 10.5% and is now trading at $68.46. View which stocks have been most 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 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Southwest Gas.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.22. The utilities provider earned $836.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $538.75 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.14% and a return on equity of 8.37%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.77 EPS. 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 Friday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' dividend history.

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

Southwest Gas updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.87.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $72.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $78.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Southwest Gas.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SWX stock have been trending very negative on Sunday, 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about 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 Honeywell International (HON), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Procter & Gamble (PG), Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), CVS Health (CVS), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA) 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.33%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Jane Lewis-Raymond, John P Hester, Justin L Brown, Kenneth J Kenny, Paul M Daily, Robert L Boughner and Thomas E Chestnut. View institutional ownership trends for Southwest Gas.

Which major investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Reinhart Partners Inc.. 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, and Robert L Boughner. 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 $68.46.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.77 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.

What is Southwest Gas' official website?

The official website for Southwest Gas is 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.

This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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