Analyst Ratings for Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, SWN received an average rating of Hold.

36 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 10 gave SWN a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 22 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for SWN by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential upside of 203.54 percent. The minimum price target given was 5, implying a possible loss of -15.68 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.94 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -7.92 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -7.25 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 9 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 11 analysts decreased their estimates.

SWN has traded between a high of 15.59 and a low of 5.46 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.61 percent, and 61.96 percent below the high. SWN has a price/earnings ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SWN value stock report compares SWN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3 billion. SWN's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.