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Southwest Gas Stock Forecast, Price & News

$60.08
-2.18 (-3.50 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$59.82
Now: $60.08
$62.37
50-Day Range
$61.55
MA: $65.65
$74.15
52-Week Range
$45.68
Now: $60.08
$92.09
Volume287,198 shs
Average Volume411,995 shs
Market Capitalization$3.36 billion
P/E Ratio15.98
Dividend Yield3.66%
Beta0.19
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.04 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.12 billion
Cash Flow$9.10 per share
Book Value$45.87 per share

Profitability

Net Income$213.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,295
Market Cap$3.36 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$60.08
-2.18 (-3.50 %)
(As of 09/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Southwest Gas' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Southwest Gas' stock was trading at $61.93 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SWX stock has decreased by 3.0% and is now trading at $60.08.
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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 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' 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%. Southwest Gas's revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous 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 Friday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.57 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 14th.
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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 EPS guidance of $3.75-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.91.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Southwest Gas' share price to reach $75.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 403,300 shares, a decrease of 46.8% from the August 15th total of 757,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 320,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Walmart (WMT) and Pfizer (PFE).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.18%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.40%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.03%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.72%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.23%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.06%). 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 major investors are selling Southwest Gas stock?

SWX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., and ProShare Advisors LLC. 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 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., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Barclays PLC. 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 $60.08.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.36 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 9/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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