Southwestern Energy (SWN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Marco Green
January 14, 2018

The day began at US$0 but the price moved to US$0 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$0. It is down 27.93% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.06% the S&P500. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.52% of the company's stock.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 10 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Southwestern Energy Company as 815.16 Million. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.53% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.87%. Trading volume for Southwestern Energy Company was 30.49 Million in its previous trading session. About 245,032 shares traded. Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $5.5 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 20.35% jump from its current position. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold SWN shares while 94 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 201 raised stakes. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 1.43x their normal volume. Plante Moran Fin Advsr has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). New Jersey Better Educational Savings owns 70,000 shares.

Southwestern Energy Company is an energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. Rothschild Invest Il stated it has 54,109 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) shares traded on 2.03% above secure line and closed at $5.52. Amg Natl Trust Retail Bank, a Colorado-based fund reported 258,138 shares. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.01 a share with a surprise factor of -14.3%. Zacks Inv Mgmt reported 42,078 shares. (NYSE:Q) for 21,040 shares. Tower Capital Lc (Trc) accumulated 0% or 2,100 shares. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Southwestern Energy will post 0.44 EPS for the current year. Fmr Limited Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 28.10M shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.01% or 191,500 shares in its portfolio. Therefore 76% are positive. Bank of America had 103 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyCorp reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Hold" on Tuesday, September 26. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 2 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 19. The rating was downgraded by KLR Group to "Hold" on Tuesday, June 7. Connor Clark And Lunn Invest Management holds 0.09% or 2.55 million shares. It worsened, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. Fisher Asset Mngmt Ltd Com owns 1,043 shares. Deltec Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 92,400 shares. It also reduced Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) stake by 145,000 shares and now owns 345,000 shares. Florida-based Texas Yale Capital has invested 0.32% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Bancorp Of Ny Mellon reported 6.07 million shares. 615,975 were accumulated by Cs Mckee Limited Partnership. 197.84 million shares or 1.05% less from 199.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 41,697 are held by Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas. 6,510 are held by Boston Limited Company. Thompson Davis reported 7,165 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. Therefore 83% are positive. Quintiles Transnational had 60 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Friday, August 14. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Friday, April 15 by JP Morgan. Canaccord Genuity initiated Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Monday, May 16 with "Hold" rating. PiperJaffray maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $6 target in Monday, September 18 report. ValuEngine raised Southwestern Energy from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. UBS has "Buy" rating and $50.0 target. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. This nets out to a decrease of 4.56 million shares and is another bearish sign for SWN. The stock is a Buy among 3 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. Docter Jan L sold 2,500 shares worth $4.69M.

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