Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its position in shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) by 5,800.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 312,116 shares of the energy company’s stock after acquiring an additional 306,826 shares during the quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA owned 0.06% of Southwestern Energy worth $1,898,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 8.1% during the 2nd quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 694,414 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $4,222,000 after acquiring an additional 52,009 shares during the period. Marshall Wace North America L.P. boosted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 398.8% during the 2nd quarter. Marshall Wace North America L.P. now owns 3,685,212 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $22,111,000 after acquiring an additional 2,946,374 shares during the period. Comerica Bank boosted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 179.4% during the 2nd quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 426,455 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $2,405,000 after acquiring an additional 273,824 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 27.1% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 5,769,507 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $35,078,000 after acquiring an additional 1,231,562 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 9.4% during the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 338,252 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $2,057,000 after acquiring an additional 29,056 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 89.57% of the company’s stock.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE SWN) opened at 5.18 on Friday. Southwestern Energy Company has a 52-week low of $5.00 and a 52-week high of $15.04. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $5.44 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.62. The firm’s market cap is $2.58 billion.

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

A number of brokerages recently commented on SWN. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $10.00 target price on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Scotiabank set a $9.00 target price on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 1st. BidaskClub upgraded Southwestern Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Barclays PLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $12.33.

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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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