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

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (SWX): $88.07

1.37 (+1.58%)

POWR Rating

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  • SWX scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 67.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SWX is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • SWX's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 13.15% of US stocks).

SWX Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Southwest Gas Holdings Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Southwest Gas Holdings Inc is higher than it is for about 95.63% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for SWX comes in at -64.6% -- higher than that of only 6.54% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Southwest Gas Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PNW, TRTN, AL, AIRC, and AQN.
  • Visit SWX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SWX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, SWX's price/sales ratio is 42.86% lower, now standing at 1.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, SWX's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, SWX's price/earnings ratio has gone up 0.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SWX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SWX 2021-09-01 1.2 1.5 16.0 16.7
SWX 2021-08-31 1.2 1.5 15.7 16.5
SWX 2021-08-30 1.2 1.5 15.7 16.5
SWX 2021-08-27 1.2 1.4 15.5 16.4
SWX 2021-08-26 1.2 1.4 15.2 16.2
SWX 2021-08-25 1.2 1.4 15.5 16.3

SWX Growth Metrics

    The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 26.91%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 39.65%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 20.26%.
Over the past 15 months, SWX's revenue has gone up $447,521,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 3,348.46 302.057 277.075
2020-12-31 3,298.873 626.08 232.324
2020-09-30 3,232.93 609.704 220.498

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 $88.07 52-week high $95.62
Prev. close $86.70 52-week low $62.58
Day low $86.51 Volume 824,000
Day high $88.60 Avg. volume 506,386
50-day MA $89.71 Dividend yield 2.82%
200-day MA $74.82 Market Cap 5.89B

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.

Southwest Gas raises quarterly dividend by 4% to $0.62

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) declares $0.62/share quarterly dividend, 4.2% increase from prior dividend of $0.59. Forward yield 3.69% Payable June 1; for shareholders of record May 16; ex-div May 13. "When setting the dividend rate, the Board's policy is to target a dividend payout ratio that is competitive in the industry...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Southwest Gas Holdings Issues Statement Regarding Extension of Carl Icahn's Unsolicited Tender Offer

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) ("Southwest Gas" or "the Company") today confirmed that an affiliate of Carl Icahn ("Icahn") extended its tender offer to acquire any and all outstanding common shares of the Company for $75.00 per share in cash (the "Offer"). As previously announced, Southwest Gas' Board of Directors rejected Icahn's unsolicited, inadequate, structurally coercive, highly conditional and illusory tender offer. Accordingly, the Board continues to recommend that stockholder

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Announces Conference Call

Senior management of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) is holding a conference call to discuss the Company's 2021 fourth quarter and twelve-months results on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Carl Icahn Says He’s Confident Southwest Gas Tender Offer Will Succeed - BNN Bloomberg

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said he’s confident that his revamped tender offer for Southwest Gas Holdings Inc. will succeed.

BNN Bloomberg | February 16, 2022

Carl Icahn Says He’s Confident Southwest Gas Tender Offer Will Succeed

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Yahoo | February 16, 2022

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SWX Price Returns

1-mo -6.43%
3-mo 12.95%
6-mo 28.54%
1-year 40.97%
3-year 8.01%
5-year 39.08%
YTD 27.71%
2021 19.34%
2020 -17.50%
2019 1.97%
2018 -2.32%
2017 7.58%

SWX Dividends

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