Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Friday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have $4.00 price target on the energy company’s stock.

Several other brokerages have also commented on SWN. Morgan Stanley lifted 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. B. Riley upgraded Southwestern Energy from a neutral rating to a buy rating and lifted their target price for the company from $5.00 to $5.85 in a research report on Friday. Pi Financial downgraded Southwestern Energy from a market perform rating to an underperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Southwestern Energy from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Southwestern Energy from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $8.14.

Shares of Southwestern Energy (SWN) traded up $0.05 on Friday, hitting $3.69. The company had a trading volume of 43,000,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 31,935,558. The company has a quick ratio of 1.88, a current ratio of 1.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66. Southwestern Energy has a one year low of $3.42 and a one year high of $9.15. The company has a market capitalization of $2,138.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.86 and a beta of 0.96.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the second quarter valued at about $108,000. NuWave Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the fourth quarter valued at about $117,000. Stevens Capital Management LP purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the third quarter valued at about $135,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy in the fourth quarter valued at about $166,000. Finally, Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Southwestern Energy by 68.0% in the third quarter. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC now owns 77,723 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $174,000 after acquiring an additional 31,462 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.27% of the company’s stock.

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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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