Brokerages predict that Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) will announce earnings of $0.19 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Southwestern Energy’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.26 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.13. Southwestern Energy posted earnings per share of $0.06 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 216.7%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th.

On average, analysts expect that Southwestern Energy will report full-year earnings of $0.88 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.66 to $1.03. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $0.87 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.46 to $1.14. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Southwestern Energy.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The energy company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. Southwestern Energy had a net margin of 18.37% and a return on equity of 17.78%. The firm had revenue of $816.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $809.41 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.08 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year.

A number of analysts have commented on SWN shares. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on shares of Southwestern Energy from $2.50 to $2.00 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, April 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 17th. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Southwestern Energy in a report on Tuesday, May 22nd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $4.30 price target for the company. ValuEngine lowered shares of Southwestern Energy from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, June 11th. Finally, B. Riley boosted their price target on shares of Southwestern Energy from $7.85 to $10.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 22nd. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Southwestern Energy has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $5.91.

SWN traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, reaching $5.14. 11,292,912 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,145,590. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.59, a quick ratio of 0.66 and a current ratio of 0.66. Southwestern Energy has a fifty-two week low of $3.42 and a fifty-two week high of $6.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.26 billion, a PE ratio of 11.68 and a beta of 0.76.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of SWN. FDx Advisors Inc. lifted its position in Southwestern Energy by 41.7% in the 1st quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 137,977 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $597,000 after acquiring an additional 40,599 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its position in Southwestern Energy by 3.2% in the 1st quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 910,956 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $3,944,000 after acquiring an additional 28,050 shares in the last quarter. NuWave Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Southwestern Energy by 86.6% in the 1st quarter. NuWave Investment Management LLC now owns 39,088 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $172,000 after acquiring an additional 18,135 shares in the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its position in Southwestern Energy by 22.0% in the 1st quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 3,311,976 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $14,341,000 after acquiring an additional 597,023 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI lifted its position in Southwestern Energy by 124.1% in the 1st quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI now owns 703,591 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $3,047,000 after acquiring an additional 389,673 shares in the last quarter. 86.09% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Southwestern Energy Company Profile

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 191,226 net acres in Northeast Appalachia; Marcellus Shale, Utica, and Upper Devonian unconventional natural gas and oil reservoirs covering approximately 290,291 net acres in Southwest Appalachia; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 917,842 net acres in Arkansas.

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