SWX Southwest Gas Corp.

  • STOCK
  • SWX
  • Price as of: Dec 07, 04:02 PM EST
  • $74.76
  • +$0.94
  • +1.3%
  • Industry
  • Gas utilities
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SWX Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.41% Utilities Average 2.64%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    57.0% EPS $3.16
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2012
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

SWX Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Feb 13
Date
$0.45
Amount
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Feb 13, 2017
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Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.4500 2016-11-15 2017-02-13 2017-02-15 2017-03-01 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for SWX

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Metric SWX Rank SWX Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

SWX Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
11.2% 10.9% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

SWX Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5800 2015 10.9%
Historical Dividend Data

SWX Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4500 2016-11-15 2017-02-13 2017-02-15 2017-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2016-09-28 2016-11-10 2016-11-15 2016-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2016-05-04 2016-08-11 2016-08-15 2016-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4500 2016-02-23 2016-05-12 2016-05-16 2016-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2015-11-13 2016-02-11 2016-02-16 2016-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2015-09-29 2015-11-12 2015-11-16 2015-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2015-05-06 2015-08-13 2015-08-17 2015-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4050 2015-02-25 2015-05-13 2015-05-15 2015-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2014-11-14 2015-02-12 2015-02-17 2015-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2014-09-16 2014-11-13 2014-11-17 2014-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2014-05-07 2014-08-13 2014-08-15 2014-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2014-02-27 2014-05-13 2014-05-15 2014-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2013-11-15 2014-02-13 2014-02-18 2014-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2013-09-17 2013-11-13 2013-11-15 2013-12-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2013-05-08 2013-08-13 2013-08-15 2013-09-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2013-02-27 2013-05-13 2013-05-15 2013-06-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2012-11-09 2013-02-13 2013-02-15 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2012-09-18 2012-11-13 2012-11-15 2012-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2012-05-09 2012-08-13 2012-08-15 2012-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2012-02-27 2012-05-11 2012-05-15 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2650 2011-11-15 2012-02-13 2012-02-15 2012-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2650 2011-09-20 2011-11-10 2011-11-15 2011-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2650 2011-05-04 2011-08-11 2011-08-15 2011-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2650 2011-02-24 2011-05-12 2011-05-16 2011-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-11-16 2011-02-11 2011-02-15 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-09-14 2010-11-10 2010-11-15 2010-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-05-05 2010-08-12 2010-08-16 2010-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-02-26 2010-05-13 2010-05-17 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-11-17 2010-02-11 2010-02-16 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-09-14 2009-11-12 2009-11-16 2009-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-05-06 2009-08-13 2009-08-17 2009-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2009-02-27 2009-05-13 2009-05-15 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2250 2008-11-14 2009-02-11 2009-02-16 2009-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2250 2008-09-16 2008-11-13 2008-11-17 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2250 2008-05-07 2008-08-13 2008-08-15 2008-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2250 2008-02-28 2008-05-13 2008-05-15 2008-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2007-11-14 2008-02-13 2008-02-15 2008-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2007-09-18 2007-11-13 2007-11-15 2007-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2007-05-02 2007-08-13 2007-08-15 2007-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2150 2007-02-28 2007-05-11 2007-05-15 2007-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2006-11-28 2007-02-13 2007-02-15 2007-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2006-09-19 2006-11-13 2006-11-15 2006-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2006-05-03 2006-08-11 2006-08-15 2006-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2006-02-23 2006-05-11 2006-05-15 2006-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2006-01-18 2006-02-13 2006-02-15 2006-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2005-09-20 2005-11-10 2005-11-15 2005-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2005-07-26 2005-08-11 2005-08-15 2005-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2005-03-08 2005-05-12 2005-05-16 2005-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2005-01-18 2005-02-11 2005-02-15 2005-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-09-21 2004-11-10 2004-11-15 2004-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-07-27 2004-08-12 2004-08-16 2004-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-03-02 2004-05-13 2004-05-17 2004-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2004-01-20 2004-02-12 2004-02-17 2004-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2003-09-16 2003-11-13 2003-11-17 2003-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2003-07-15 2003-08-13 2003-08-15 2003-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2003-03-04 2003-05-13 2003-05-15 2003-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2003-02-13 2003-02-18 2003-03-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2003-01-21 2003-02-13 2003-02-18 2003-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2002-09-19 2002-11-13 2002-11-15 2002-12-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2002-07-16 2002-08-13 2002-08-15 2002-09-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2002-03-04 2002-05-13 2002-05-15 2002-06-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2002-01-14 2002-02-13 2002-02-15 2002-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2001-09-18 2001-11-13 2001-11-15 2001-12-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2001-07-16 2001-08-13 2001-08-15 2001-09-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2001-03-06 2001-05-11 2001-05-15 2001-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2001-01-16 2001-02-13 2001-02-15 2001-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2000-09-20 2000-11-14 2000-11-16 2000-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2000-07-18 2000-08-14 2000-08-16 2000-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2000-03-07 2000-05-15 2000-05-17 2000-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2000-01-18 2000-02-14 2000-02-16 2000-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1999-09-20 1999-11-12 1999-11-16 1999-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1999-07-21 1999-08-12 1999-08-16 1999-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1999-03-02 1999-05-13 1999-05-17 1999-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1999-01-20 1999-02-11 1999-02-16 1999-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1998-09-15 1998-11-12 1998-11-16 1998-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1998-07-27 1998-08-18 1998-08-20 1998-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1998-03-04 1998-05-13 1998-05-15 1998-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1998-01-21 1998-02-12 1998-02-17 1998-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1997-09-15 1997-11-13 1997-11-17 1997-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1997-07-15 1997-08-13 1997-08-15 1997-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1997-03-05 1997-05-13 1997-05-15 1997-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1997-01-22 1997-02-12 1997-02-14 1997-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1996-09-18 1996-11-13 1996-11-15 1996-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1996-07-16 1996-08-13 1996-08-15 1996-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1996-03-05 1996-05-13 1996-05-15 1996-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1996-02-06 1996-02-13 1996-02-15 1996-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1995-09-19 1995-11-13 1995-11-15 1995-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1995-07-18 1995-08-11 1995-08-15 1995-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1995-03-07 1995-05-09 1995-05-15 1995-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1995-01-18 1995-02-09 1995-02-15 1995-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1994-09-20 1994-11-08 1994-11-15 1994-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1994-05-11 1994-08-10 1994-08-16 1994-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1994-03-02 1994-05-10 1994-05-16 1994-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1994-01-18 1994-02-10 1994-02-16 1994-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1993-09-22 1993-11-08 1993-11-15 1993-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1950 1993-07-21 1993-08-10 1993-08-16 1993-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1993-03-02 1993-05-10 1993-05-14 1993-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1993-01-20 1993-02-09 1993-02-16 1993-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

SWX Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities
Industry: Gas Utilities

Southwest Gas- (SWX)-engages in the purchase, transportation, and distribution of natural gas in portions of Arizona, Nevada, and California. As of December 31, 2007, the company purchased and distributed, or transported natural gas to approximately 1,813,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. In addition, it provides trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems to utility companies. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Brean Capital Upgrades Southwest Gas (SWX)

    Brean Capital reported on Monday that it has upgraded natural gas company Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) . The firm has increased its rating on SWX from a "Hold" to "Buy," and has given the company a $56 price target. This price targets suggests a 11% upside from the stock's current price of $49.58. For 2013, estimates have been raised from $2.90 to $3.12 per share. Earnings for 2014 were also raised from $3.00 to $3.25 per share. Analyst Michael Gaugler commented, "the company's 2Q13 results came in well above our and consensus expectations, as EPS of $0.22 was driven by better than expected results from both the regulated gas utility operations and the Construction Services segment. Our view is that the forward outlook for earnings growth has improved, and sufficient visibility exists to raise our estimates for both 2013 and 2014." Southwest Gas shares were mostly flat during pre-market trading Monday. The stock is up 17% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) have a 2.66% yield based on Friday's closing price of $49.58. Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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