Southwestern Energy (SWN) Receives $5.62 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $5.58.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on SWN shares. Zacks Investment Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.75 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Friday, November 16th. MKM Partners started coverage on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research note on Wednesday, December 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $6.00 price objective for the company. Capital One Financial downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from an “overweight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 20th. Bank of America downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, January 4th. Finally, B. Riley set a $7.00 price objective on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 18th.

Southwestern Energy stock traded down $0.11 during trading on Friday, reaching $4.35. The company had a trading volume of 299,154 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,076,555. Southwestern Energy has a 12-month low of $3.23 and a 12-month high of $6.23. The company has a market cap of $2.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.26 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a current ratio of 1.13.



A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Greenwich Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the fourth quarter valued at $43,000. Courier Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the fourth quarter valued at $48,000. Peoples Financial Services CORP. boosted its stake in shares of Southwestern Energy by 21.7% in the fourth quarter. Peoples Financial Services CORP. now owns 14,600 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $50,000 after purchasing an additional 2,600 shares during the period. Enlightenment Research LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the fourth quarter valued at $66,000. Finally, B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Southwestern Energy by 14.5% in the fourth quarter. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. now owns 19,620 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $67,000 after purchasing an additional 2,485 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 92.98% of the company’s stock.

About Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company focuses on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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