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Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-three analysts that are covering the company, ARN reports. Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $47.79.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) opened at 40.45 on Friday. Southwestern Energy Company has a one year low of $34.88 and a one year high of $49.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $40.72 and a 200-day moving average of $44.0. The company has a market cap of $14.216 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.45.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.59. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $978.69 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 20.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Southwestern Energy Company will post $2.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SWN shares. Analysts at BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Southwestern Energy Company from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $54.00. Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Southwestern Energy Company from $41.00 to $42.00 in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Maxim Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Southwestern Energy Company in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock.

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

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