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Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX: NYSE)

$54.15 -0.15 | -0.28%
04/17/14 - 04:01 PM ET
Company Profile
Price and Volume
Recent Price 54.15
52 Week High 56.03
52 Week Low 45.11
Avg. Daily Vol. (Mil) 0.17
Beta (3 year) 0.67
Share Related Items
Mkt Cap (Mil) 2,517.59
Shares Out (Mil) 46.49
Float (Mil) 45.82
Dividend Information
Yield % 2.70
Annual Dividend 1.46
Payout Ratio 41.00
Financial Strength
Quick Ratio 0.80
Current Ratio 1.10
LT Debt/ Equity 0.98
Total Debt / Equity 0.98
Valuation Ratios
Price Earnings 17.40
Price/Sales 1.29
Price/Book 1.78
Price/Cash Flow 6.60
Per Share Data
Earnings 3.11
Sales 41.96
Book Value 30.42
Cash Flow 8.21
Business Summary
Southwest Gas Corporation is engaged in purchasing, distributing & transporting natural gas in portions of Arizona, Nevada & California. It is composed of two business segments: natural gas operations (Southwest) and construction services.
General Information
5241 Spring Mountain Road
Post Office Box 98510
Las Vegas, NV 89193-8510
www.swgas.com
Industry : Utilities
Sector: Utilities
Employees: 5980
CEO: Jeffrey W. Shaw
Short Interest
Current Month (Mil) 0.88
Previous Month (Mil) 1.01
Short Interest Ratio (Days) 4.50
Management Effectiveness
Return on Equity 10.20
Return on Assets 3.20
Return on Investments 5.20
Profitability
Gross Margin 28.50
EBIT Margin 14.70
Profit Margin 7.40

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