FORTUNE 500 2006
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Southwest Gas
Rank: 891 (Previous rank: 928)
Get quote: SWX
   
CEO: Jeffrey W. Shaw
Address: 5241 Spring Mtn. Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89150
Phone: 702-876-7237
Website: http://www.swgas.com
Revenues 1,714.3 16.1
Profits 43.8 -22.8
Assets 3,228.4 ó
Stockholders' Equity 751.1 ó
Market Value 3/17/2006 1,117.1 ó
Revenues 2.6
Assets 1.4
Stockholders' equity 5.8
2005 $ 1.14
% change from 2004 -28.8
1995-2005 annual growth rate % N.A.
2005 7.2
1995-2005 annual rate 8.0
Industry: Utilities: Gas & Electric
1 Duke Energy 117 18,944.0
2 Dominion Resources 123 18,041.0
3 Exelon 144 15,405.0
4 Southern 165 13,554.0
5 Public Service Enterprise Group 178 12,661.0
6 FirstEnergy 184 12,195.0
7 Edison International 194 11,852.0
8 FPL Group 195 11,846.0
9 Sempra Energy 197 11,737.0
10 Consolidated Edison 199 11,732.0
11 PG&E Corp. 200 11,703.0
12 Entergy 218 10,760.6
13 AES 221 10,692.0
14 Progress Energy 222 10,646.0
15 CenterPoint Energy 244 9,784.0
16 Xcel Energy 247 9,695.3
17 DTE Energy 259 9,040.0
18 Pepco Holdings 283 8,065.5
19 NiSource 289 7,904.2
20 KeySpan 295 7,695.8
21 Northeast Utilities 304 7,513.7
22 Ameren 324 6,780.0
23 CMS Energy 344 6,288.0
24 PPL 350 6,219.0
25 OGE Energy 358 6,017.5
26 Cinergy 398 5,463.8
27 Energy East 405 5,298.5
28 Atmos Energy 430 4,973.3
29 SCANA 447 4,777.0
30 Wisconsin Energy 510 3,836.0
31 Alliant Energy 549 3,445.8
32 Nicor 561 3,357.8
33 Allegheny Energy 572 3,256.4
34 NSTAR 574 3,243.1
35 New Jersey Resources 592 3,148.3
36 TECO Energy 593 3,129.8
37 Pinnacle West Capital 600 3,092.0
38 Sierra Pacific Resources 612 3,030.2
39 Puget Energy 623 2,966.5
40 AGL Resources 647 2,718.0
41 Great Plains Energy 667 2,604.9
42 Peoples Energy 669 2,599.6
43 Hawaiian Electric Inds. 755 2,215.6
44 Aquila 760 2,194.0
45 WGL Holdings 762 2,186.3
46 PNM Resources 785 2,076.8
47 National Fuel Gas 795 2,048.0
48 Vectren 802 2,028.0
49 Southern Union 803 2,019.4
50 Piedmont Natural Gas 871 1,761.1
51 Southwest Gas 891 1,714.3
52 Laclede Group 930 1,597.0
53 Westar Energy 936 1,583.3
From the April 17th, 2006 issue
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New York 55
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