why Southwestern Energy Company [SWN] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $10.46



Southwestern Energy Company [NYSE: SWN] loss -2.93% on the last trading session, reaching $7.30 price per share at the time. The company report on April 28, 2022 that Southwestern Energy Announces First Quarter 2022 Results.

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Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022.

Southwestern Energy Company represents 1.11 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $8.39 billion with the latest information. SWN stock price has been found in the range of $7.165 to $7.5995.

If compared to the average trading volume of 33.58M shares, SWN reached a trading volume of 25689218 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SWN shares is $10.46 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SWN stock is a recommendation set at 2.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Southwestern Energy Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on April 21, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Seaport Research Partners raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on March 30, 2022, representing the official price target for Southwestern Energy Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $8 to $10, while Wells Fargo kept a Underweight rating on SWN stock. On March 08, 2022, analysts increased their price target for SWN shares from 5 to 9.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Southwestern Energy Company is set at 0.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for SWN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.98. Price to Free Cash Flow for SWN in the course of the last twelve months was 12.29 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.20.

Trading performance analysis for SWN stock

Southwestern Energy Company [SWN] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.67. With this latest performance, SWN shares dropped by -5.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 49.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 54.01% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for SWN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.84, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.01, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.95 for Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.72, while it was recorded at 7.54 for the last single week of trading, and 5.30 for the last 200 days.

Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Southwestern Energy Company [SWN] shares currently have an operating margin of +40.86 and a Gross Margin at +44.91. Southwestern Energy Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -0.37.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -1.64, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.29.

Southwestern Energy Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.20 and a Current Ratio set at 0.20.

Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for SWN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Southwestern Energy Company go to -14.60%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]

There are presently around $6,920 million, or 87.30% of SWN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SWN stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 155,044,357, which is approximately 53.133% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 118,811,297 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $867.32 million in SWN stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $739.01 million in SWN stock with ownership of nearly -0.281% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Southwestern Energy Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 190 institutional holders increased their position in Southwestern Energy Company [NYSE:SWN] by around 210,216,316 shares. Additionally, 133 investors decreased positions by around 85,240,881 shares, while 74 investors held positions by with 652,518,595 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 947,975,792 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SWN stock had 65 new institutional investments in for a total of 27,872,488 shares, while 48 institutional investors sold positions of 41,064,408 shares during the same period.