News headlines about Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Southwestern Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the energy company an impact score of 46.9354704597711 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Southwestern Energy (SWN) opened at 5.13 on Friday. Southwestern Energy has a 12-month low of $5.00 and a 12-month high of $15.59. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $5.68 and a 200 day moving average of $7.01. The firm’s market capitalization is $2.56 billion.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The energy company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $811 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $810 million. Southwestern Energy had a positive return on equity of 25.19% and a negative net margin of 9.46%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 55.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.09) earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Southwestern Energy will post $0.55 EPS for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Scotiabank set a $8.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. decreased their target price on shares of Southwestern Energy from $9.00 to $8.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.55.

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About Southwestern Energy

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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