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 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. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.25 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 9 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 11 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SWN hit 15.59 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 5.46. Today's price is 8.61 percent above the 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.