Southwest Gas Corp (SWX) Receives a Hold from Wells Fargo

By Carrie Williams

Wells Fargo analyst Sarah Akers maintained a Hold rating on Southwest Gas Corp (SWXResearch Report) yesterday. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $87.39, close to its 52-week high of $88.44.

According to, Akers is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 12.3% and a 93.8% success rate. Akers covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Pinnacle West Capital Corp, Chesapeake Utilities Corp, and Dominion Resources.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Southwest Gas Corp with a $89 average price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $88.44 and a one-year low of $72.45. Currently, Southwest Gas Corp has an average volume of 284.1K.

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uthwest Gas Holdings, Inc. engages in the energy business. It operates through the following segments: Natural Gas Operations and Utility Infrastructure Services. The Natural Gas Operations segment purchases, distributes, and transports natural gas in Arizona, California, and Nevada.