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Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Reports Stake In Southwest Gas Corp (SWX)

In a recent filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, billionaire Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors has reported its position in Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX). According to the filing, GAMCO and its affiliates own a total of 2.60 million shares of Southwest Gas Corporation, which represent 5.47% of the company’s outstanding common stock, while GAMCO owns 1.11 million shares of the aggregate holding. In its last 13F filing, GAMCO reported holding some 1.26 million shares of Southwest Gas Corporation.

Overall, Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX) was in the equity portfolios of 12 funds from the Insider Monkey database at the end of the fourth quarter of 2015. GAMCO Investors held the largest stake, followed by Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Management, with a $30.3 million position. Some other peers with similar optimism comprise Israel Englander’s Millennium Management, Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies and Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group.

On the other hand, Thomas M. Fitzgerald’s Longbow Capital Partners said goodbye to the biggest investment of the “upper crust” of funds watched by Insider Monkey, valued at about $3.9 million in stock. Joel Greenblatt’s fund, Gotham Asset Management, also dumped its stock, about $0.7 million worth.

You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.

Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Gabelli Funds 1,484,717 1,484,717 1,484,717 3.13%
GAMCO Asset Management Inc. I.D. No. 13-40445 1,026,549 1,109,319 1,109,319 2.34%
GGCP, Inc. I.D. No. 13-3056041 0.00%
GAMCO Investors, Inc. I.D. No. 13-400786 0.00%
Associated Capital Group, Inc. I.D. No. 47-3965991 0.00%
Mario J. Gabelli 3,700 3,700 3,700 0.01%
Mario Gabelli
Mario Gabelli
GAMCO Investors

Page 1 of 15 – SEC Filing

Washington, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. 30)
Southwest Gas Corporation
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock $1.00 Par Value Per Share
(Title of Class of Securities)
(CUSIP Number)
David Goldman
GAMCO Investors, Inc.
One Corporate Center
Rye, New York 10580-1435
(914) 921-5000
 (Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
______________________March 21, 2016______________________
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)
If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box  .
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