DFT Energy LP lessened its position in shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) by 3.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,300,000 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 50,000 shares during the quarter. Southwestern Energy accounts for 9.4% of DFT Energy LP’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. DFT Energy LP’s holdings in Southwestern Energy were worth $7,254,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of SWN. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 21,009 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $128,000 after purchasing an additional 541 shares in the last quarter. MML Investors Services LLC lifted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 17,941 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $109,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. National Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 46,107 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $281,000 after purchasing an additional 1,247 shares in the last quarter. Eaton Vance Management lifted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Eaton Vance Management now owns 77,522 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $471,000 after purchasing an additional 1,445 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in Southwestern Energy by 8.9% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 43,900 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $267,000 after purchasing an additional 3,600 shares in the last quarter. 77.10% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE SWN) traded up $0.17 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $5.31. The stock had a trading volume of 19,204,199 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,136,992. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66, a current ratio of 1.88 and a quick ratio of 1.88. The company has a market cap of $2,800.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.56 and a beta of 1.23. Southwestern Energy has a 12-month low of $4.90 and a 12-month high of $9.93.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The energy company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $737.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $773.99 million. Southwestern Energy had a net margin of 16.31% and a return on equity of 23.99%. Southwestern Energy’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.03 earnings per share. analysts expect that Southwestern Energy will post 0.42 EPS for the current year.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on SWN shares. Scotiabank set a $8.00 price objective on Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Cowen set a $8.00 price objective on Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. ValuEngine raised Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Barclays dropped their price objective on Southwestern Energy from $6.00 to $5.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Southwestern Energy from $5.00 to $6.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.78.

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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.

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