Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN)’s share price traded down 4.7% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $13.73 and last traded at $13.89, with a volume of 7,091,507 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.58.

Several brokerages have weighed in on SWN. KLR Group downgraded Southwestern Energy from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 price target on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. Bank of America Corp. restated a “hold” rating and set a $16.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Friday, June 10th. Vetr downgraded Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $13.92 price target on the stock. in a report on Monday, June 6th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Friday. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Monday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.16.

The company’s market capitalization is $5.37 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $13.38 and a 200-day moving average of $10.70.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The energy company reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $522 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $517.49 million. On average, analysts forecast that Southwestern Energy Co. will post $0.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have modified their holdings of SWN. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 137.3% in the fourth quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 10,906,067 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $77,542,000 after buying an additional 6,310,094 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in shares of 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 valued at $14,252,000 after buying an additional 474,815 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 6.0% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 1,355,202 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $9,635,000 after buying an additional 77,100 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board increased its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 1,034,057 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $7,352,000 after buying an additional 96,950 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Guinness Asset Management Ltd increased its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 38.4% in the fourth quarter. Guinness Asset Management Ltd now owns 689,538 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $4,903,000 after buying an additional 191,138 shares in the last quarter.

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. The Company operates through two segments: Exploration and Production (E&P) and Midstream Services. Its operations are focused on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Arkansas.

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