NYSE:SWX - Southwest Gas Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$75.86 +1.26 (+1.69 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$74.60
Today's Range$74.59 - $76.12
52-Week Range$62.53 - $86.87
Volume242,600 shs
Average Volume241,841 shs
Market Capitalization$3.61 billion
P/E Ratio20.96
Dividend Yield2.81%
Southwest Gas logoSouthwest Gas Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates through Natural Gas Operations and Construction Services segments. As of December 31, 2017, it had 2,015,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and other natural gas customers. The company installs, replaces, repairs, and maintains energy distribution systems from the town border station to the end-user; and develops industrial construction solutions. 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.06
Current Ratio1.10
Quick Ratio1.10


Trailing P/E Ratio20.96
Forward P/E Ratio21.19
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.55 billion
Price / Sales1.44
Cash Flow$9.0525 per share
Price / Cash8.38
Book Value$37.97 per share
Price / Book2.00


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.62
Net Income$193.84 million
Net Margins7.69%
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets3.05%


Outstanding Shares48,360,000

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, May 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.52 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th. View Southwest Gas' Dividend History.

How were Southwest Gas' earnings last quarter?

Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $1.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $754.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $524.56 million. Southwest Gas had a return on equity of 10.32% and a net margin of 7.69%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.45 earnings per share. View Southwest Gas' Earnings History.

When is Southwest Gas' next earnings date?

Southwest Gas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Southwest Gas.

What price target have analysts set for SWX?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Southwest Gas' stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Southwest Gas' share price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Southwest Gas.

Who are some of Southwest Gas' key competitors?

Who are Southwest Gas' key executives?

Southwest Gas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Hester, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Ms. Karen S. Haller, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gregory J. Peterson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenneth J. Kenny, VP of Fin. & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Boyd S. Nelson, VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.

Has Southwest Gas been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SWX stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Southwest Gas earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.85 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Southwest Gas' major shareholders?

Southwest Gas' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.68%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.77%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%), Millennium Management LLC (1.39%) and Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (1.28%). Company insiders that own Southwest Gas stock include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, John P Hester, Karen S Haller, Kenneth J Kenny, Roy R Centrella, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Hennessy Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Southwest Gas company stock in the last year include Eric Debonis, Gregory J Peterson, Karen S Haller, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Rothschild Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Shelter Harbor Advisors LP and Sei Investments Co.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Southwest Gas' stock price today?

One share of SWX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.86.

How big of a company is Southwest Gas?

Southwest Gas has a market capitalization of $3.61 billion and generates $2.55 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $193.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.62 on an earnings per share basis. Southwest Gas employs 2,285 workers across the globe.

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 (SWX)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  144 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  407
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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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