|Southwest Gas Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend|
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE: SWX) has declared the following fourth quarter cash dividend: Common Stock Payable December 1, 2008 Of Record November 17, 2008 Dividend $.225 per share
The dividend equates to 90 cents per share on an annualized basis. The Company has paid quarterly dividends continuously since going public in 1956.
About Southwest Gas
Southwest Gas Corporation provides natural gas service to over 1.8 million customers in Arizona, Nevada, and California. For more information about Southwest Gas, please visit http://www.swgas.com.
This press release may contain statements which constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (Reform Act). All such forward-looking statements are intended to be subject to the safe harbor protection provided by the Reform Act. A number of important factors affecting the business and financial results of the Company could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated in the forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, the impact of weather variations on customer usage, customer growth rates, the effects of regulation/deregulation, the timing and amount of rate relief, and changes in rate design.
SOURCE Southwest Gas Corporation -0- 09/16/2008 /CONTACT: Media, Cynthia Messina, +1-702-876-7132, or Shareholder, Ken Kenny, +1-702-876-7237, both of Southwest Gas Corporation/ /Web site: http://www.swgas.com / (SWX) CO: Southwest Gas Corporation ST: Texas IN: OIL SU: DIV CR-JR -- LATU097 -- 0577 09/16/2008 17:00 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com