Engineers Gate Manager LP trimmed its stake in Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) by 45.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 289,137 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 236,562 shares during the period. Engineers Gate Manager LP owned about 0.06% of Southwestern Energy worth $1,767,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SWN. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 0.4% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 92,056 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $560,000 after purchasing an additional 341 shares in the last quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 2.6% in the second quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 21,009 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 541 shares in the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 5.3% in the second quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 17,941 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $109,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. National Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 2.8% in the second quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 46,107 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $281,000 after purchasing an additional 1,247 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eaton Vance Management grew its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 1.9% in the second quarter. Eaton Vance Management now owns 77,522 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $471,000 after purchasing an additional 1,445 shares in the last quarter. 88.71% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Southwestern Energy (SWN) traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, hitting $5.49. 23,960,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 15,594,157. Southwestern Energy has a fifty-two week low of $4.90 and a fifty-two week high of $12.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66, a quick ratio of 1.88 and a current ratio of 1.88. The firm has a market cap of $2,813.22, a PE ratio of 13.72 and a beta of 1.23.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.01). Southwestern Energy had a net margin of 16.31% and a return on equity of 23.99%. The company had revenue of $737.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $773.99 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts expect that Southwestern Energy will post 0.45 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies dropped their price objective on shares of Southwestern Energy from $8.00 to $6.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Monday, September 18th. Barclays lifted their price objective on shares of Southwestern Energy from $5.00 to $6.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. BMO Capital Markets set a $9.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $11.00.

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Southwestern Energy 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.

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