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Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Director Vello A. Kuuskraa sold 3,574 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.15, for a total transaction of $164,940.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 119,284 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,504,957. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

SWN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy Company in a research note on Thursday, May 15th. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Iberia Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy Company in a research note on Thursday, May 15th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy Company from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 15th. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $58.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.18.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) traded down 1.20% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $45.19. 3,374,250 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Southwestern Energy Company has a 52 week low of $34.84 and a 52 week high of $49.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $46.26 and a 200-day moving average of $42.94. The company has a market cap of $15.877 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.89.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 1st. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $793.35 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $935.27 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. Southwestern Energy Company’s revenue was up 57.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Southwestern Energy Company will post $2.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production.

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