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54.13
+0.87
+1.63%
After Hours :
54.13
0.00
0.00%

Open

53.36

Previous Close

53.26

Volume (Avg)

291.22k (222.21k)

Day's Range

53.36-54.19

52Wk Range

47.21-56.03

Market Cap.

2.52B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.46 (2.57%)

Beta

0.71

Shares Outstanding

46.51M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

18.80 (2.88)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Utilities – Regulated Gas
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 1.95B

    • Net Income

    • 145.32M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.52B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 6.79

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 6.93

    • Beta

    • 0.71

    • Forward P/E

    • 16.92

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.28

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.72

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.60

      • EBITDA

      • 523.33M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 3.02

      • Return on Equity %

      • 9.48

      • Return on Assets %

      • 3.02

      • Book Value/Share

      • 31.54

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 46.51M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.37 (11/13/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 9/16/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 54.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 3.25

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • -

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 10.10

          • 4.60

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 9.00

          • 11.11

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -4.80

          • 552.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -1.88

          • 4.31

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 19.00

          • -4.65

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.62

          • -0.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 47.46

            • 48.09

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 10.30

            • 10.79

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 6.79

            • 6.71

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 45.30

            • 47.99

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.40

            • 9.47

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.10

            • 25.52B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.93

              • 1.23

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.07

              • 0.82

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.64

              • 0.50

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 3.32

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.11

              • 3.79

              • Book Value/Share

              • 31.54

              • 15.72

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 18.52

                • 21.79

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 19.47

                • 717.19

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 8.62

                • 147.71

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.26

                • 1.32

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.69

                • 2.14

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.60

                • 8.26

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 47.09

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 9/16/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 11/13/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 9.48

                        (9.60)

                      • 10.83

                        (11.54)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 3.02

                        (2.80)

                      • 2.80

                        (2.67)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 4.90

                        (6.60)

                      • 4.42

                        (4.39)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 22.55k

                      • 46.94k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 8.15

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.44

                      • 0.42

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      274.21M
                      Operating Margin
                      14.06
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      7.60
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      78.71%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      40.42%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      52.70%

                      Float

                      98.55%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      2.01%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price Small Cap Value Fund

                      •  

                        1,323,700

                      • -0.38

                      • 2.85

                      • Gabelli Utilities Fund

                      •  

                        1,155,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.48

                      • T. Rowe Price Small Cap Stock Fund

                      •  

                        938,635

                      • -0.49

                      • 2.02

                      • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (AU)

                      •  

                        924,962

                      • 0.37

                      • 2.18

                      • Goldman Sachs Small Cap Value

                      •  

                        824,671

                      • -20.10

                      • 1.77

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        808,086

                      • -0.29

                      • 1.74

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        758,673

                      • 0.16

                      • 1.63

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        728,812

                      • -1.01

                      • 1.72

                      • RI CBF AllianceBern Discovery Value

                      •  

                        621,860

                      • 21.05

                      • 1.34

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,375,493

                      • -0.35%

                      • 7.26

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,052,720

                      • +0.38%

                      • 6.56

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        2,530,597

                      • -3.54%

                      • 5.44

                      • Gabelli Funds LLC

                      •  

                        1,798,400

                      • -0.26%

                      • 3.87

                      • Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

                      •  

                        1,569,652

                      • -17.76%

                      • 3.38

                      • AllianceBernstein LP

                      •  

                        1,541,212

                      • +5.67%

                      • 3.31

                      • Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al

                      •  

                        1,394,652

                      • +0.49%

                      • 3.00

                      • Columbia Mangmt Investment Advisers, LLC

                      •  

                        1,228,724

                      • +4.53%

                      • 2.64

                      • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                      •  

                        1,174,998

                      • -1.24%

                      • 2.53

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        1,129,968

                      • -0.76%

                      • 2.43

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Utilities

                      Industry

                      Utilities – Regulated Gas

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Small Value

                      Southwest Gas Corp was incorporated in March 1931 under the laws of the state of California. The Company is composed of two business segments: natural gas operations (“Southwest” or the “natural gas operations” segment) and construct...moreion services. Southwest or natural gas operations segment is engaged in the business of purchasing, distributing, and transporting natural gas for customers in portions of Arizona, Nevada, and California. Southwest is the distributor of natural gas in Arizona, selling and transporting natural gas in of central and southern Arizona, including the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas. It distributes and transports natural gas for customers in portions of California, including the Lake Tahoe area and the high desert and mountain areas in San Bernardino County. It arranges...more for transportation of natural gas to its Arizona, Nevada, and California service territories through the pipeline systems of El Paso Natural Gas Company (“El Paso”), Kern River Gas Transmission Company (“Kern River”), Transwestern Pipeline Company (“Transwestern”), NWPL, Tuscarora Gas Pipeline Company (“Tuscarora”), Southern California Gas Company, and Paiute. Electric utilities are the principal competitors of Southwest for the residential and small commercial markets throughout its service areas. Southwest competes with interstate transmission pipeline companies, such as El Paso, Kern River, Transwestern and Tuscarora, to provide service to certain large end-users. NPL” or the “construction services” segment is engaged in full-service underground piping contractor that primarily provides utility companies with trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems. The operations of this segment are conducted from 23 field locations. The Company's operations are subject to inherent hazards and risks such as gas leaks, fires, natural disasters, explosions, pipeline ruptures, and other hazards and risks that might cause unforeseen interruptions, personal injury, or property damage.lessless

                      Key People

                      Jeffrey W. Shaw

                      CEO/Director

                      Michael J. Melarkey

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Roy R. Centrella

                      CFO/Senior VP

                      William N. Moody

                      Executive VP

                      Kenneth J. Kenny

                      Treasurer/Vice President, Divisional

                      • Southwest Gas Corp

                      • 5241 Spring Mountain Road

                      • Las Vegas, NV 89193-8510

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 702 876-7237

                      • Fax: -

                      • swgas.com

                      Incorporated

                      1931

                      Employees

                      5,980

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