Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) – Research analysts at B. Riley issued their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Southwestern Energy in a research note issued on Monday. B. Riley analyst R. Rashid forecasts that the energy company will earn $0.53 per share for the year. B. Riley currently has a “Neutral” rating and a $5.00 target price on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Southwestern Energy’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.36 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.17 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.35 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.11 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.41 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.26 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.40 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.25 EPS.

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on SWN. Barclays reduced their price objective on Southwestern Energy from $6.00 to $5.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective on Southwestern Energy from $5.00 to $6.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Cowen set a $9.00 price objective on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $6.00 price objective on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Scotiabank set a $8.00 price objective on Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 21st. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.58.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) opened at $3.60 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.81 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.66, a current ratio of 1.88 and a quick ratio of 1.88. Southwestern Energy has a 12 month low of $3.60 and a 12 month high of $9.17.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SWN. Sterling Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 77.5% in the 2nd quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 8,405,909 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $51,108,000 after acquiring an additional 3,669,743 shares in the last quarter. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN raised its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 57.2% in the 2nd quarter. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN now owns 6,840,087 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $41,588,000 after acquiring an additional 2,487,525 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 5.3% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 6,073,789 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $37,111,000 after acquiring an additional 304,282 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 6.9% in the 3rd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 4,744,841 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $28,991,000 after acquiring an additional 308,147 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy by 15.3% in the 3rd quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 3,770,000 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $23,035,000 after acquiring an additional 500,000 shares in the last quarter. 77.27% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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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