Airain ltd increased its position in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) by 4.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 423,311 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 18,730 shares during the period. Airain ltd owned 0.09% of Southwestern Energy worth $2,574,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC boosted its stake in Southwestern Energy by 168.8% in the second quarter. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC now owns 1,788,914 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $10,877,000 after buying an additional 1,123,414 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its stake in Southwestern Energy by 17.4% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 96,399 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $586,000 after buying an additional 14,262 shares during the last quarter. Thompson Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Southwestern Energy by 9.1% in the second quarter. Thompson Investment Management Inc. now owns 49,225 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $299,000 after buying an additional 4,100 shares during the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its stake in Southwestern Energy by 5,800.1% in the second quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 312,116 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $1,898,000 after buying an additional 306,826 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its stake in Southwestern Energy by 8.1% in the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 694,414 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $4,222,000 after buying an additional 52,009 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.56% of the company’s stock.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) opened at 5.44 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $5.57 and its 200 day moving average is $6.85. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.71 billion. Southwestern Energy Company has a 12-month low of $5.00 and a 12-month high of $15.59.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The energy company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.08. Southwestern Energy had a positive return on equity of 25.19% and a negative net margin of 9.46%. The company had revenue of $811 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $810 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.09) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 55.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Southwestern Energy Company will post $0.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of research firms have commented on SWN. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $8.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $8.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Scotiabank set a $8.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Southwestern Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.33.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN)

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