Stock of The Day: Southwestern Energy Company Just Recorded A Sigfniciant Increase

Stock of The Day: Southwestern Energy Company Just Recorded A Sigfniciant Increase

The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) is a huge mover today! About 6.76M shares traded hands. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 11.19% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.11% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $5.94B company. It was reported on Dec, 1 by We have $13.22 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:SWN worth $475.20 million more.

Analysts await Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) to report earnings on February, 23. They expect $0.15 EPS, up 850.00% or $0.17 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. SWN’s profit will be $72.79 million for 20.40 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.03 actual EPS reported by Southwestern Energy Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 400.00% EPS growth.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 22 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 8 rate it a “Buy”, 5 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 36% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company has been the topic of 60 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Sell” rating by Seaport Global on Wednesday, March 30. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 26 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Accumulate” rating given by KLR Group on Tuesday, October 18. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of SWN in a report on Tuesday, June 14 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Tuesday, February 2 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Monday, October 26 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Wells Fargo. As per Tuesday, January 19, the company rating was downgraded by CapitalOne. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, September 14.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Southwestern Energy Company is an energy company primarily focused on natural gas. They are involved in the following business segments: Exploration and Production – Engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. This represents their primary business; Natural Gas Distribution – Engaged in the gathering, distribution and transmission of natural gas; Marketing and Transportation – Provides marketing and transportation services in their core areas of operation and owns a 25% interest in the NOARK Pipeline System, Limited Partnership.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.52 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.30, from 1.22 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 56 funds sold all Southwestern Energy Company shares owned while 113 reduced positions. 91 funds bought stakes while 116 increased positions. They now own 467.85 million shares or 8.35% more from 431.79 million shares in 2016Q1.
Jvl Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 57,200 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Stoneridge Partners Limited Liability Com has invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Atlantic Trust Gp Limited Liability reported 603,824 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Brown Brothers Harriman And holds 59,041 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Parkside National Bank & Trust Tru has 0% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 245 shares. Snow Capital Management Limited Partnership holds 2.11% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 3.57M shares. The Texas-based Texan Cap Management has invested 0.29% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Howard Hughes Institute owns 55,402 shares or 0.23% of their US portfolio. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Graham Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 2.12M shares or 1.37% of their US portfolio. Nokota Ltd Partnership has invested 0.78% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Miller Howard Investments Incorporated New York holds 0% or 16,430 shares in its portfolio. State Bank Of America De holds 0% or 1.71 million shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw And holds 0.07% or 3.05M shares in its portfolio. Blackrock Group holds 2.33M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since September 20, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $172,085 net activity. $172,085 worth of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) shares were sold by KERLEY GREGORY D.

Another recent and important Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) news was published by which published an article titled: “Trade Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) and Southwestern Energy (SWN)” on December 01, 2016.

SWN Company Profile

Southwestern Energy Company, incorporated on February 24, 2006, is an independent energy firm engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. The Firm operates through two divisions: Exploration and Production (E&P) and Midstream Services. The Company’s activities are principally focused on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Arkansas.

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