Encompass Capital Advisors LLC Stake in Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) Has Lowered as Market Valuation Rose

June 13, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.32, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 44 investors sold SWN shares while 77 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 492.32 million shares or 8.73% more from 452.81 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Van Eck Assoc Corp accumulated 129,525 shares. 1.05 million were accumulated by Calamos Advsrs. Pinnacle Llc holds 0% or 1,000 shares. Evergreen Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.09% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Hudock Cap Gru Llc reported 0% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Principal Financial Group Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Raymond James has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Ancora Advsrs Lc holds 150,000 shares. Dynamic Cap Mngmt Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 94,399 shares. 1.85 million were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase And Company. World Investors accumulated 0% or 5.05 million shares. Old Bank & Trust In has 0.02% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). The Kentucky-based Cullinan Inc has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Price T Rowe Md stated it has 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Gargoyle Advisor Ltd invested 0.1% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN).

Todd J. Kantor decreased its stake in Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) by 13.88% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc sold 1.22M shares as the company’s stock rose 19.62% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Todd J. Kantor held 7.58 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $32.82 million, down from 8.80 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Encompass Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Southwestern Energy Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.03B market cap company. The stock increased 1.76% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $5.2. About 14.62 million shares traded. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 33.28% since June 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.85% the S&P500.

Encompass Capital Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.18B and $820.02 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO) by 254,400 shares to 1.85M shares, valued at $29.84 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, up 100.00 % or $0.08 from last year’s $0.08 per share. SWN’s profit will be $93.08 million for 8.13 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual earnings per share reported by Southwestern Energy Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86 % negative EPS growth.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN), 1 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 6% are positive. Southwestern Energy had 24 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Monday, February 5 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 25 by Jefferies. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 8. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Wednesday, March 14. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, April 17. Mizuho downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5.0 target in Monday, March 19 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Thursday, May 24 report.

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