AQR Capital Management LLC decreased its stake in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) by 82.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,315,166 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 6,207,108 shares during the period. AQR Capital Management LLC owned about 0.27% of Southwestern Energy worth $10,745,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SWN. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 275.5% in the first quarter. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd now owns 122,900 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $1,004,000 after buying an additional 90,174 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 9.0% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 32,085,452 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $262,131,000 after buying an additional 2,647,336 shares in the last quarter. Two Sigma Securities LLC increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 184.0% in the first quarter. Two Sigma Securities LLC now owns 42,874 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $350,000 after buying an additional 27,780 shares in the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 14.9% in the first quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 295,702 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $2,416,000 after buying an additional 38,257 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. increased its stake in Southwestern Energy by 128.5% in the first quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 78,340 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $640,000 after buying an additional 44,050 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.99% of the company’s stock.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) traded down 2.79% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $5.22. 19,636,216 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Southwestern Energy Company has a 12 month low of $5.21 and a 12 month high of $15.59. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.64 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $5.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.33.

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Several research firms have issued reports on SWN. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Citigroup Inc. decreased their price objective on shares of Southwestern Energy from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $9.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Cowen and Company set a $9.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.65.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN)

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