The stock is lingering around the initial support level of $1.94. After this, the following support is at the zone of $1.92. Up until the time the SWN stock hit levels beyond the current one, bulls should have no alarm. In terms of its momentum, the stock’s RSI hit 43.27 on the daily chart, and this may be a cause for concern. In case the price goes below $1.92 level on closing basis, there may be more profit booking with the stock growing weaker. Still, getting to the $2.01 level may cause a pull-back move approaching $2.06 mark.
Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) is most likely going to rise 16.5 percent in the coming 12 months, as per price target approximations compiled by finviz. Nevertheless, they have set the price target at a $3.5 as 12-month high price target. This represents a whopping 69.9 percent increase from the current trading price of shares. The 52-week median price target given by the analysts is $2, which means a return possibility of -2.91 percent in comparison with the closing price of the stock of $2.06 in recent trading session. The lowest price set for the stock is $1.4 which is just above -32.04 percent from SWN share’s price at the end of session.
Let’s take a glimpse at some insider activity at Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) and observe the pattern. The earliest insider trade happened on 08/23/2019. Kurtz Richard Jason gathered a total of 1.25 thousand shares of the firm at average share price of $1.71. The total amount for the purchase was set at $2.14 thousand. On completing this exchange, the Vice President account balance was 44.84 thousand shares. The stock grew 15.79 percent from that insider purchase. On 08/09/2019, Way William J, President and CEO, did a purchase of 100 thousand shares at a price of $1.91 per share. This increased 191 thousand shares to the insider’s fortune and the stock experienced a 3.66 percent rally in price since the news became public. This exchange saw 771.36 thousand shares get into the President and CEO account. On 08/09/2019, EVP and CFO Bott Julian Mark recorded a purchase transaction valued at $47.5 thousand. The purchase at $1.9 a share has added 25 thousand shares into the insider’s portfolio position. Meanwhile, shares price witnessed 4.21 percent increase since the transaction reporting date. The company insider is left with 25 thousand shares remaining in the account. McCauley Jennifer N., who works as SVP – Administration at the company, performed a sale of 10.85 thousand shares in a transaction worth $63.8 thousand. The disposal recorded on 11/06/2018 was priced at $5.88 per share. The stock price plunged -66.33 percent since the transaction. McCauley Jennifer N. currently holds a stake of 30.8 thousand in SWN stock which is worth $63.45 thousand after the insider selling.
In the recent trading session, Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) shares gained 4.57% or 0.09 points to reach at $2.06 with a thin trading volume of 5.653 million shares. It opened the trading session at $2.02, the shares rose to $2.03 and dropped to $1.96, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole session. The company now has a market cap of $1.06 billion and currently has 539.22 million outstanding shares. Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) stock has plunged -1.01 percent of market value in 21 trading days.
Stock analysts at SunTrust, assumed coverage of shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) with Hold recommendation, according to their opinion released on December 18. Johnson Rice analysts have downgraded their rating of SWN shares from Accumulate to Hold in a separate flash note to investors on November 19. Analysts at CapitalOne issued an upgrade for the stock to Equal Weight from previous rating of Underweight, in a research note that dated back to October 11.
SWN stock’s trailing 3-year beta is 1.15, meaning there will be a greater rate of return, although posing a higher risk. The part of a firm’s profit given to each outstanding share of regular stock was $1.98 share in the trailing 52 weeks. The stock’s value fallen -18.6 percent year to date (YTD) compared to a decline of -55.33 percent in 52 week’s period. The firm’s shares are still trading -57.96 percent below its 1-year high of $4.90 and 32.05 percent up from 52-week low of $1.56. The average consensus ranking on the company is 3.2, on a ranging where 5 is equal to a consensus sell rating. In other words, the mean analyst recommendations are ranking this stock as a hold.
Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) shares are trading at a P/E ratio of 1.07 times earnings posted in the trailing 12 months. The industry SWN deals with has an average P/E of 15.44. Its P/B ratio is standing at 0.37X compared to the 2.12 industry average. It is additionally sporting a 0.3 on the Price-to-Sales ratio, compared to the industry’s P/S average of 0.77. Southwestern Energy Company has a 58.4% gross profit margin, with its operating margin around 16%. Alongside this, the company’s net profit margin currently stands at 31.3%.
Past records have indicated that shares in Southwestern Energy Company rose on 20 different earnings reaction days and we have yet to see whether this trend will play out and remain in place when the company reports upcoming earnings. Investors will get the next hint of SWN’s Q4 earnings on February 27. Analysts are predicting revenue to suffer decline of -37.1 percent to $739M in the financial fourth quarter, while EPS will soar by about -67.74 percent to $0.1 per share. In the last quarter, it’s earnings of $0.08 per share came worse than the $0.08944, adjusted, expected by Thomson Reuters consensus estimate. Revenue for the quarter was $1.18B, topping the $987.94M analysts had expected. Earnings are seen to rise by -43 percent this year, -33.45 percent in the coming year.