Southwestern Energy Company [NYSE: SWN] gained 8.17% or 0.42 points to close at $5.56 with a heavy trading volume of 60824645 shares. The company report on February 23, 2023 that Southwestern Energy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Results; Provides 2023 Guidance.
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Reduced debt by over $1.0 billion in 2022, improving financial strength and enhancing resilience through commodity cycles.
Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) (the “Company” or “Southwestern Energy”) today announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2022 and provided 2023 guidance.
It opened the trading session at $5.19, the shares rose to $5.62 and dropped to $5.075, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for SWN points out that the company has recorded -28.81% loss over the past six months. However, it is still -21.66% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 22.66M shares, SWN reached to a volume of 60824645 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 $8.92 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 2.70. 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.
Raymond James have made an estimate for Southwestern Energy Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on February 06, 2023. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Equal Weight. The new note on the price target was released on January 25, 2023, representing the official price target for Southwestern Energy Company stock. On January 10, 2023, analysts decreased their price target for SWN shares from 11 to 9.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Southwestern Energy Company is set at 0.26, with the Price to Sales ratio for SWN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.41, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.05. Price to Free Cash Flow for SWN in the course of the last twelve months was 5.46 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
Trading performance analysis for SWN stock
Southwestern Energy Company [SWN] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 5.70. With this latest performance, SWN shares gained by 0.36% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -28.81% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 20.61% 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 54.64, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 61.00, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.93 for Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.63, while it was recorded at 5.11 for the last single week of trading, and 6.70 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 +49.20 and a Gross Margin at +52.13. Southwestern Energy Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.33.
Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 53.82, with Return on Assets sitting at 14.93.
Southwestern Energy Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 0.50.
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 20.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Southwestern Energy Company [SWN]
There are presently around $5,170 million, or 84.30% of SWN stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SWN stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 116,543,599, which is approximately 2.523% of the company’s market cap and around 0.49% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 98,555,008 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $547.97 million in SWN stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $514.39 million in SWN stock with ownership of nearly 6.053% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Southwestern Energy Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Thursday and at the time of the Thursday reporting period, where 246 institutional holders increased their position in Southwestern Energy Company [NYSE:SWN] by around 116,160,591 shares. Additionally, 207 investors decreased positions by around 115,983,894 shares, while 83 investors held positions by with 697,739,326 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 929,883,811 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SWN stock had 68 new institutional investments in for a total of 15,039,119 shares, while 64 institutional investors sold positions of 25,813,591 shares during the same period.