Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp lifted their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for Southwestern Energy in a report released on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst D. Deckelbaum now expects that the energy company will post earnings per share of $0.07 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.06. KeyCorp currently has a “Hold” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Southwestern Energy’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.21 EPS.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.06 earnings per share 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 analysts’ expectations of $773.99 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.03 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on SWN. Mizuho downgraded Southwestern Energy from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 21st. BMO Capital Markets set a $9.00 price target on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Wolfe Research raised Southwestern Energy from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and raised their price target for the company from $6.00 to $7.00 in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.95.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE SWN) opened at $5.11 on Friday. Southwestern Energy has a 12 month low of $4.90 and a 12 month high of $11.36. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,620.00, a P/E ratio of 13.88 and a beta of 1.23. The company has a quick ratio of 1.88, a current ratio of 1.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in SWN. Zacks Investment Management purchased a new stake in shares of Southwestern Energy in the second quarter valued at $105,000. Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new stake in Southwestern Energy during the second quarter valued at about $108,000. MML Investors Services LLC grew its position in Southwestern Energy by 5.3% during the second quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 17,941 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $109,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares during the period. Sciencast Management LP purchased a new stake in Southwestern Energy during the second quarter valued at about $126,000. Finally, HRT Financial LLC purchased a new stake in Southwestern Energy during the second quarter valued at about $127,000. 88.71% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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