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Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 12, 2016

Southwest Gas Corporation ( SWX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 12, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SWX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.11% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $68.12, the dividend yield is 2.64%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWX was $68.12, representing a -0.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.28 and a 34.81% increase over the 52 week low of $50.53.

SWX is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). SWX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports SWX's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 7.88%, compared to an industry average of 6.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SWX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SWX as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU )
  • Victory CEMP US Small Cap High Div Volatility Wtd Index ETF ( CSB )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 13.29% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWX at 8.88%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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