Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) stock is presently standing at about $9.84 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The median one-year price target of 37 analysts covering the company is $14.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 30 percent. The highest analyst price target is $20.00, which implies a rally of -3 percent. And a quick view of analyst notes show that 3 are rating the stock a buy while 4 rate SWN a strong buy. There are 29 equity research firms advocating a Hold and 2 consider it Sell.
KLR Group analysts provided their view on Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) recently. The rating firm issued a Buy rating to this company in a research note released on Nov 10, 2016. KLR Group analysts disclosed their opinion on Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) recently. The rating firm gave a Accumulate rating to this stock in a research note published on Oct 18, 2016. According to a research note disclosed on Jul 25, 2016, analysts at National Securities have upped their rating on these shares from Neutral to Buy.
Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Transactions Roundup
Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. Its Director KERLEY GREGORY D sold 12,000 company shares for $172000.08, in a transaction on 2016-09-20. Following the transaction, the Director is left with a stake of 172.08 shares, currently valued at $1693. Meanwhile, Sr. Vice Pres. of Subsidiary Geiger Paul W III purchased 15,000 shares worth $251000.25, through a transaction dated 2015-08-05. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider is left with a stake of 61,500 shares, amounting $605160. SWN Senior Vice President & CFO Owen Robert Craig also purchased 500 shares, at a stock price of $23. This transaction occurred on 2015-01-21 totals $11000.5. After this transaction, the insider’s stake stands at 51,065 shares, with a market value of $502480.
Executives hold 1.12 percent of the stock. Richard F. Lane is one of the biggest insider owners in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The insider owns 530,440 shares which have current market value of around $5219529.6.Mark K. Boling is another major inside shareholder in the company. The insider owns 455,688 shares as of less than 0.1%, currently worth $4483969.92. Charles E. Scharlau is ranked as third insider holder of the stock. This insider holds 344,369 shares with a market value around $3388590.96 as of recent close.
Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Earnings Outlook
In Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)’s latest quarter, EPS moved to $0.03 from $-0.09 in preceding quarter and revenues reached at $651.00M compared to $522.00M. Analysts had expected Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) to post net income of about $0.05 per share on $630.61M in revenue. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $-0.03 to $0.24. That is compared with the $-0.02 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago.