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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SWN. The maximum price target given was 18, which equates to a potential upside of 203.54 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.94 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 9 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 11 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SWN has a 52-week high of 15.59 and a 52-week low of 5.46. Currently the stock is 8.61 percent higher than its low, and 61.96 percent below the high. SWN has a P/E 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 market cap of SWN is $3 billion. SWN will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.