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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SWN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential upside of 203.54 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 5, implying potential capital losses of -15.68 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -2.94 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.92 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -7.25 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SWN hit 15.59 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 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.