Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX): Price and Financial Metrics

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX): $59.58

1.18 (-1.94%)

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Industry: Utilities - Domestic




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SWX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.58 52-week high $73.40
Prev. close $60.76 52-week low $53.79
Day low $59.09 Volume 470,100
Day high $61.33 Avg. volume 494,982
50-day MA $59.40 Dividend yield 4.13%
200-day MA $61.01 Market Cap 4.26B

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  • SWX scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 92.5% of US stocks.
  • SWX's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • SWX ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

SWX Stock Summary

  • SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.19% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.15% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SWX is more volatile than merely 5.66% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC are MDU, ALE, NFG, FPAY, and MGEE.
  • Visit SWX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SWX Valuation Summary

  • SWX's price/earnings ratio is -19.6; this is 205.09% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SWX's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SWX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SWX 2023-11-06 0.8 1.3 -19.6 1217.6
SWX 2023-11-03 0.8 1.3 -20.2 1232.3
SWX 2023-11-02 0.8 1.3 -19.5 1213.6
SWX 2023-11-01 0.8 1.3 -19.0 1199.8
SWX 2023-10-31 0.8 1.3 -19.2 1205.4
SWX 2023-10-30 0.7 1.2 -18.7 1190.0

SWX Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 543.74%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -35.16%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 37.26%.
SWX's revenue has moved up $1,789,752,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows SWX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 4,623.544 363.217 147.237
2022-06-30 4,386.652 373.644 147.97
2022-03-31 4,061.953 350.46 179.664
2021-12-31 3,680.451 111.383 200.779
2021-09-30 3,510.104 189.783 234.38
2021-06-30 3,412.634 252.297 264.229

SWX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SWX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 45.71% of graded US stocks.
  • SWX's asset turnover comes in at 0.389 -- ranking 17th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • ATO, SJW, and SO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SWX.

The table below shows SWX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.389 0.230 0.042
2021-03-31 0.388 0.235 0.045
2020-12-31 0.392 0.229 0.041
2020-09-30 0.390 0.227 0.041
2020-06-30 0.389 0.225 0.040
2020-03-31 0.393 0.222 0.039

SWX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SWX, see our SWX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $72.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX) Company Bio

Southwest Gas Corporation purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company was founded in 1931 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Latest SWX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SWX as an investment opportunity.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Sempra Energy, Atmos Energy, Southwest Gas and MDU Resources

Sempra Energy, Atmos Energy, Southwest Gas and MDU Resources are part of the Zacks Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | November 20, 2023

4 Gas Distribution Stocks to Watch in a Prospering Industry

The near-term prospects of the Zacks Gas Distribution industry, along with systematic investment to strengthen infrastructure and efficiently supply natural gas to customers, should boost the performance of SRE, ATO, SWX and MDU.

Yahoo | November 17, 2023

Buy These 4 Low-Beta Stocks to Counter Market Volatility

It is imperative to build a portfolio of low-beta stocks to sail through a volatile market. Huron (HURN), Stride (LRN), eGain (EGAN) and Southwest Gas Holdings (SWX) are well-poised to gain.

Yahoo | November 17, 2023

Southwest Gas Holdings Declares First Quarter 2024 Dividend

The Board of Directors for Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) has declared the following first quarter cash dividend:

Yahoo | November 16, 2023

What Makes Southwest Gas (SWX) a New Strong Buy Stock

Southwest Gas (SWX) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.

Yahoo | November 15, 2023

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SWX Price Returns

1-mo 2.74%
3-mo -3.13%
6-mo 1.52%
1-year -9.37%
3-year 3.32%
5-year -10.72%
YTD 0.26%
2022 -8.67%
2021 19.34%
2020 -17.50%
2019 1.97%
2018 -2.32%

SWX Dividends

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Continue Researching SWX

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