Southwest Gas Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.295 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SWX stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that SWX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWX was $44.91,
representing a -2.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.08 and
a 15.12% increase over the 52 week low of $39.01.
SWX is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as PetroChina Company Limited (
) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. (
). SWX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.72. Zacks Investment Research reports SWX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 15.36%, compared to an
industry average of 5.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SWX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SWX as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap Value (
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of
6.63% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of SWX at 8.55%.