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NYSE:SWX

Southwest Gas Stock Forecast, Price & News

$65.26
-2.91 (-4.27 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 01:02 PM ET)
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$65.04
Now: $65.26
$67.54
50-Day Range
$60.08
MA: $64.62
$69.20
52-Week Range
$45.68
Now: $65.26
$88.15
Volume6,291 shs
Average Volume389,007 shs
Market Capitalization$3.65 billion
P/E Ratio17.36
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta0.2
Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates in two segments, Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. As of December 31, 2019, it had 2,081,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. The company also provides trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems; and industrial construction solutions. 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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Gas transmission & distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP84489510
Phone702-876-7237
Employees2,295

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.12 billion
Cash Flow$9.38 per share
Book Value$45.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.94 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$3.65 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$65.26
-2.91 (-4.27 %)
(As of 10/28/2020 01:02 PM ET)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SWX shares have increased by 6.9% and is now trading at $66.19.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Southwest Gas?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Southwest Gas in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

Southwest Gas is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SWX) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.28. The utilities provider earned $757.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $271.93 million. Southwest Gas had a net margin of 6.55% and a return on equity of 8.84%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.41 earnings per share.
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How often does Southwest Gas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 13th.
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What guidance has Southwest Gas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Southwest Gas issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.91.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $75.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 645,100 shares, an increase of 27.4% from the September 30th total of 506,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 287,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days.
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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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Honeywell International (HON), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Pfizer (PFE), Raytheon Technologies (RTX) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John P. Hester, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58, Pay $2.14M)
  • Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $731.63k)
  • Ms. Karen S. Haller, Exec. VP and Chief Legal & Admin. Officer (Age 56, Pay $881.73k)
  • Mr. Eric DeBonis, Sr. VP of Operations - Southwest Gas Corp. (Age 52, Pay $616.6k)
  • Mr. Paul M. Daily, Pres & CEO of Centuri Construction Group Inc. (Age 63, Pay $1.66M)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.36%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.27%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.21%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.07%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Hennessy Advisors Inc., New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, and Kenneth J Kenny.
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Which institutional investors are buying Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Reinhart Partners Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, CWM LLC, and NEXT Financial Group 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.
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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 $66.19.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.70 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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