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Stock Under Review: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN)


Southwestern Energy Company is part of the energy sector and is part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The company CEO is William J. Way. Southwestern Energy Co is an oil and gas company that explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas within the United States. It is focused on unconventional natural gas in two US shale plays and oil and gas formations in the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SWN stock showed a previous change of 4.02% with an open at 4.26 and a close of 4.40. It reached an intraday high of 4.41 and a low of 4.25.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.4b with 541.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 535.2m shares. Trading volume reached 15,614,995 shares compared to its average volume of 16,859,422 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Southwestern Energy Company shares returned -4.97% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.57%. Over three months, it changed 3.77%. In one year it has changed -2.65% and within that year its 52-week high was 6.23 and its 52-week low was 3.23. SWN stock is 36.22% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 4.90 and a 50 day moving average of 4.23. Currently SWN stock is trading -10.17% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Southwestern Energy Earns Top Honors From West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.02 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 4.68. Based on 10 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.34. The TTM EPS is 1.02, which comes to a TTM PE of 4.31.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.31
09-30-2018:  0.25
06-30-2018:  0.18
03-31-2018:  0.28

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 168.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 93,087,121, which is 17.20% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.84. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.30

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 25.14%, return on assets is 8.23%, profit margin is 13.92%, price-to-sales is 0.59 and price-to-book is 0.97.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.