Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Marco Green
January 13, 2018

The company's outstanding shares are 537.17 Million. It has a Return on Investment (ROI) of -5.80% and a gross margin of 60.50%. Southwestern Energy Co now has $2.79B valuation. A total volume of 41.28 million shares were traded unusually versus to average volume of 18.28 million shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,061,269 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. We have taken technical analysis of Southwestern Energy Company (SWN)'s stock recent trading price and 3 moving average price of updated past trading days (20, 50 and 200). It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Hamilton Point Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability Co accumulated 3,190 shares or 3.16% of the stock. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 1.43x their normal volume. The stock increased 0.78% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $223.68. About 30.52M shares traded or 67.00% up from the average. (OTCMKTS:NSRC) has 0.00% since January 9, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500.

Among 32 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.03 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Southwestern Energy will post 0.44 EPS for the current year. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of SWN in report on Tuesday, January 9 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, March 15. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, December 20. UBS maintained General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) rating on Thursday, October 22. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was initiated by Needham with "Buy". On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform". BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $800 target in Monday, June 26 report.

Another recent and important Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: "Southwestern Energy Declares Dividend On Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock ..." on December 18, 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) closed its last session at $5.41.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.06/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.07/Share by a difference of $-0.01. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 686,718 shares. The investor is now holding $77.16 million shares due in part to a decrease of 14.43 million new shares in their portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn holds 501,793 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bollard Limited Liability Company reported 125 shares. Stifel stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. The average daily volatility for the week was at 3.83%, which was -0.72 lower than that in the past month. However, the institutional investors are observed to own 89.50% of the total shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 547 raised stakes.

Analysts await General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) to report earnings on February, 6. Boyer And Corporon Wealth Management Limited Co reported 212,972 shares stake. (NYSE:ROK). Virginia Retirement Et Al reported 80,600 shares. Schnieders Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 184,077 shares or 2.04% of their U.S. portfolio. Price T Rowe Assoc Md reported 25.69M shares.

WARNING: This piece of content was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. Choate Advisors has 2,208 shares. 3,394 were accumulated by Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership.

When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 2.68 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. Therefore 55% are positive. (NYSE:ROK) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 7 by HSBC.

What do the analysts think? (NYSE:Q). Suntrust Banks, Georgia-based fund reported 9,989 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, October 6.

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