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Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsSouthwest Gas Corporation (SGC) is a natural gas service provider. The company carries out procurement, distribution and transportation of natural gas to over 1.9 million customers in most of Arizona, Nevada, and California. It offers natural gas services to residential, commercial and industrial customers spread across the Southwestern US. The company through its wholly-owned subsidiary Centuri Construction Group Inc. provides utility companies with trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems. Besides, it offers industrial construction solutions. Centuri operates in 20 major markets in the US and in two major markets in Canada. SGC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the US.
The company’s strategic intent is to strengthen core business activities by working collaboratively with regulatory bodies for improved rate designs. To this end, it strives to secure negotiated transportation contract rates especially long-term contracts with electric generation and cogeneration customers.Southwest Gas Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 25, 2015: Southwest Gas Increases The Quarterly Common Stock Dividend And Declares Second Quarter 2015 DividendFeb 25, 2015: Southwest Gas Announces 2014 EarningsJan 09, 2015: Southwest Gas Announces Retirement Of Laura Lopez Hobbs, Senior Vice President/Human Resources And AdministrationNov 19, 2013: Southwest Gas Declares First Quarter 2014 DividendNov 06, 2013: Southwest Gas Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2013 ResultsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Southwest Gas Corporation - Key Facts 6Southwest Gas Corporation - Key Employees 7Southwest Gas Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 9Southwest Gas Corporation - Major Products and Services 10Southwest Gas Corporation - Key Operational Summary 11Southwest Gas Corporation - History 12Southwest Gas Corporation - Company Statement 13Southwest Gas Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Affiliate 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17Southwest Gas Corporation - Business Description 17Southwest Gas Corporation - Corporate Strategy 18Southwest Gas Corporation - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19Southwest Gas Corporation - Strengths 19Strength - Gas Procurement Network 19Strength - Stable Customer Base 19Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market 19Southwest Gas Corporation - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Increasing Receivables 20Southwest Gas Corporation - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives 21Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US 21Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 21Southwest Gas Corporation - Threats 22Threat - Market Competition 22Threat - Growing Environmental Concerns 22Threat - Dependance on External Contracts 22Southwest Gas Corporation - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 29Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Southwest Gas Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32Feb 25, 2015: Southwest Gas Increases The Quarterly Common Stock Dividend And Declares Second Quarter 2015 Dividend 32Feb 25, 2015: Southwest Gas Announces 2014 Earnings 33Jan 09, 2015: Southwest Gas Announces Retirement Of Laura Lopez Hobbs, Senior Vice President/Human Resources And Administration 35Nov 14, 2014: Southwest Gas Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend 36Nov 05, 2014: Southwest Gas Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results 37Sep 16, 2014: Southwest Gas Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend 39Aug 05, 2014: Southwest Gas Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings 40Aug 04, 2014: Southwest Gas Corporation CEO Jeffrey W. Shaw Announces Retirement 42May 07, 2014: Southwest Gas Declares Third Quarter Dividend 43May 06, 2014: Southwest Gas Announces First Quarter 2014 Earnings 44Section 6 – Appendix 46Methodology 46Ratio Definitions 46About GlobalData 50Contact Us 50Disclaimer 50List of TablesSouthwest Gas Corporation, Key Facts 6Southwest Gas Corporation, Key Employees 7Southwest Gas Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 9Southwest Gas Corporation, Major Products and Services 10Southwest Gas Corporation, Key Operational Summary, 2011 11Southwest Gas Corporation, History 12Southwest Gas Corporation, Other Locations 15Southwest Gas Corporation, Subsidiaries 15Southwest Gas Corporation, Affiliate 16Southwest Gas Corporation, Key Competitors 23Southwest Gas Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 24Southwest Gas Corporation, Annual Ratios 25Southwest Gas Corporation, Interim Ratios 27Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30Southwest Gas Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 46Units 46Capital Market Ratios 46Equity Ratios 47Profitability Ratios 47Cost Ratios 48Liquidity Ratios 48Leverage Ratios 49Efficiency Ratios 49List of FiguresSouthwest Gas Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26Southwest Gas Corporation, Ratio Charts 28Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29Southwest Gas Corporation, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30