Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN)’s share price traded down 12% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $11.42 and last traded at $11.45, with a volume of 11,276,767 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.01.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on SWN. Vetr cut shares of Southwestern Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.92 target price on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, May 25th. Simmons reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $12.00 target price (up previously from $10.00) on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their target price on shares of Southwestern Energy from $7.50 to $8.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Barclays PLC reissued an “underweight” rating and set a $8.00 target price (up previously from $7.00) on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Friday, July 1st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Monday, April 18th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.45.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $13.22 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.80. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.64 billion.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 21st. The energy company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.21) by $0.13. The business earned $579 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $540.03 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 37.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Southwestern Energy Co. will post ($0.16) EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds have bought and sold shares of the company. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 1,444.4% in the fourth quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 735,150 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $5,226,000 after buying an additional 687,550 shares during the period. Quantitative Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 145.1% in the fourth quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,013,800 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $7,208,000 after buying an additional 600,100 shares during the period. Mitchell Group Inc. increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 40.9% in the fourth quarter. Mitchell Group Inc. now owns 1,985,807 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $14,119,000 after buying an additional 576,920 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 31.0% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 2,004,593 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $14,252,000 after buying an additional 474,815 shares during the period. Finally, South Dakota Investment Council increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 672.0% in the fourth quarter. South Dakota Investment Council now owns 318,340 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,263,000 after buying an additional 277,103 shares during the period.

Southwestern Energy Company is an energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production (E&P). The Company is focused on creating and capturing additional value through its natural gas gathering and marketing businesses, which it refer to as Midstream Services. The Company conducts its business through subsidiaries.

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