Guggenheim Capital LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) by 10.8% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 144,798 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 17,568 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC’s holdings in Southwestern Energy were worth $809,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Fred Alger Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy during the 4th quarter worth $463,000. MYDA Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy during the 4th quarter worth $424,000. Pitcairn Co. purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy during the 4th quarter worth $352,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Southwestern Energy during the 4th quarter worth $138,000. Finally, AXA boosted its stake in shares of Southwestern Energy by 74.8% during the 4th quarter. AXA now owns 780,000 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $4,352,000 after acquiring an additional 333,900 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.81% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Piper Jaffray reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $7.00 price target on shares of Southwestern Energy in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Mizuho cut shares of Southwestern Energy from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Southwestern Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Cowen set a $8.00 target price on shares of Southwestern Energy and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Southwestern Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.73.

Shares of SWN stock opened at $4.19 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,618.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.52 and a beta of 0.79. Southwestern Energy has a 52 week low of $3.42 and a 52 week high of $8.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.22, a quick ratio of 1.93 and a current ratio of 1.93.

Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The energy company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $920.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $895.65 million. Southwestern Energy had a net margin of 30.57% and a return on equity of 21.54%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. equities analysts expect that Southwestern Energy will post 0.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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.

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

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