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Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) [hlAlert]

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Hold SWX

Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) rated Hold by Brean Murray

Posted on: Monday,  Oct 24, 2011  2:25 PM ET by Brean Murray

Southwest Gas Corporation
(NYSE: SWX) rated Hold by Brean Murray.

Southwest Gas Corporation (Southwest), incorporated in March 1931, is engaged in the business of purchasing, distributing, and transporting natural gas in portions of Arizona, Nevada, and California. The Southwest has composed of two business segments: natural gas operations (Southwest or the natural gas operations segment) and construction services. Northern Pipeline Construction Co. (NPL or the construction services segment), a wholly owned subsidiary, is a full-service underground piping contractor that provides utility companies with trenching and installation, replacement and maintenance services for energy distribution systems. As of December 31, 2008, Southwest purchased and distributed or transported natural gas to 1,819,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in geographically diverse portions of Arizona, Nevada and California.

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Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
10/24/2011 2:25 PM Hold
None
38.72
as of 12/30/2011
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Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
2/5/2008 10:25 AM Hold
None
28.49

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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