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

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX): $62.44

-0.39 (-0.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • SWX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 67.4% of US stocks.
  • SWX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • SWX ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

SWX Stock Summary

  • SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.76% 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 0.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, SWX has reported earnings growth of -110.06%, putting it ahead of merely 13.52% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SOUTHWEST GAS HOLDINGS INC are MGEE, NFG, ALE, SB, and VNOM.
  • 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/sales ratio is 0.8; this is 63.64% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • SWX's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SWX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SWX 2023-03-23 0.8 1.3 -19.6 -272.4
SWX 2023-03-22 0.8 1.3 -20.0 -274.6
SWX 2023-03-21 0.8 1.3 -20.3 -276.0
SWX 2023-03-20 0.8 1.4 -20.4 -276.6
SWX 2023-03-17 0.8 1.3 -19.9 -274.0
SWX 2023-03-16 0.8 1.3 -19.9 -274.0

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)

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SWX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $62.44 52-week high $95.62
Prev. close $62.83 52-week low $57.75
Day low $62.18 Volume 576,800
Day high $63.67 Avg. volume 547,375
50-day MA $63.48 Dividend yield 4.06%
200-day MA $71.99 Market Cap 4.20B

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.

Icahn spent over $220M in March buying SWX stock so far

  • Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday disclosed that he has increased his stake in Southwest Gas to 14.75%.
  • In a Securities and Exchange filing, Icahn disclosed owning 10,520,600 shares of SWX.
  • To bump up his position in the Nevada-based utility, Icahn purchased 252,373 shares of SWX at $60.15 per share and 55,154 SWX shares at $61, translating to about $18.6 million, as per a form 4 filing dated March 24.
  • Earlier this week, Icahn bought SWX shares worth over $31 million.
  • In March alone, Icahn ha...

    Seeking Alpha | March 28, 2023

Carl Icahn Expands Southwest Gas Stake

Activist investor loads up on utility company following public offering

Yahoo | March 13, 2023

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Yahoo | March 13, 2023


Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) (the "Company") today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 3,576,180 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $60.12 per share, for net proceeds, after the underwriting discount and before the estimated expenses of the offering payable by the Company, of approximately $207.7 million.

Yahoo | March 8, 2023


Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $215,000,000 in shares of its common stock. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $32,250,000 of shares of its common stock.

Yahoo | March 7, 2023

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SWX Price Returns

1-mo 4.52%
3-mo 1.85%
6-mo -8.79%
1-year -17.51%
3-year -0.66%
5-year 7.76%
YTD 1.85%
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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Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (SWX) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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