Southwest Gas Corp Gets a Hold Rating from Jefferies

By Carrie Williams

Jefferies analyst James Kisner reiterated a Hold rating on Southwest Gas Corp (NYSE: SWX) today and set a price target of $70. The company’s shares opened today at $79.52.

According to TipRanks.com, Kisner is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.2% and a 55.8% success rate. Kisner covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sierra Wireless Inc, and Lumentum Holdings.

Southwest Gas Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $70.

Southwest Gas Corp’s market cap is currently $3.79B and has a P/E ratio of 24.64. The company has a book value ratio of 2.2065.

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Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in energy business. It operates through the Natural Gas Operations and Construction Services segments. The Natural Gas Operations segment purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, California, and Nevada.