Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) shares were down 4.7% on Monday . The company traded as low as $13.73 and last traded at $13.89, with a volume of 7,091,507 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $14.58.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on SWN shares. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research note on Wednesday, April 6th. KLR Group cut shares of Southwestern Energy from an “accumulate” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $13.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, June 7th. Vetr cut shares of Southwestern Energy from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.92 price objective for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, May 25th. Bank of America Corp. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Five 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 assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.16.

The stock’s market capitalization is $5.52 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $13.40 and its 200-day moving average price is $10.75.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 22nd. The energy company reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $522 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $517.49 million. On average, equities research analysts predict that Southwestern Energy Co. will post $0.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of hedge funds recently modified their holdings of SWN. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its stake 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 worth $77,542,000 after buying an additional 6,310,094 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted 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 worth $14,252,000 after buying an additional 474,815 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted 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 worth $9,635,000 after buying an additional 77,100 shares in the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted 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 worth $7,352,000 after buying an additional 96,950 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Guinness Asset Management Ltd boosted 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 worth $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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