Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) – Analysts at KeyCorp upped their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for Southwestern Energy in a report issued on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst D. Deckelbaum now forecasts that the energy company will post earnings per share of $0.25 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.23. KeyCorp currently has a “Hold” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Southwestern Energy’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.87 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.32 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.28 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.10 EPS.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $737.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $773.99 million. Southwestern Energy had a return on equity of 23.99% and a net margin of 16.31%. Southwestern Energy’s revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.03 earnings per share.

Several other research analysts have also commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies decreased their price target on shares of Southwestern Energy from $8.00 to $6.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Monday, September 18th. Cowen set a $9.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. BMO Capital Markets set a $9.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Monday. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $6.00 price target for the company. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. Southwestern Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $8.95.

Shares of Southwestern Energy (SWN) traded down $0.26 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $5.29. 21,720,200 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 17,622,771. The firm has a market cap of $2,843.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.88 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a current ratio of 1.88. Southwestern Energy has a 52 week low of $4.90 and a 52 week high of $11.36.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of SWN. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 30.4% during the 2nd quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 40,209 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $244,000 after buying an additional 9,363 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 6.6% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 31,715 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $193,000 after buying an additional 1,959 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 92,056 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $560,000 after buying an additional 341 shares in the last quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. raised its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 391.3% during the 2nd quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 210,526 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $1,280,000 after buying an additional 167,677 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 11.0% during the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 314,536 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $1,909,000 after buying an additional 31,240 shares in the last quarter. 88.71% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Southwestern Energy Company Profile

Southwestern Energy Company is an 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 in northeast Pennsylvania are primarily focused on the unconventional natural gas reservoir known as the Marcellus Shale.

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