Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Shorted Shares Decreased By 3.9%

September 30, 2018 - By Matthew Richard

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.21, from 1.37 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 35 investors sold Southwestern Energy Company shares while 84 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 525.01 million shares or 6.64% more from 492.32 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Toth Financial Advisory invested in 0.01% or 6,500 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldg Sa reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Sei Invests has 154,894 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Oxbow Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 36,400 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 1,000 are held by Pinnacle Hldgs Ltd Liability Corporation. Manatuck Hill Prtn Lc reported 0.16% stake. Strs Ohio reported 1.26M shares. Qs Limited Liability reported 39,200 shares. Par Cap Management holds 2.40 million shares. Brinker Cap Inc, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 24,489 shares. Cibc Ww Corp reported 0.01% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mngmt owns 101,661 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gam Ag holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 226,313 shares. American Century Incorporated invested in 1.57M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 39,550 shares in its portfolio.

The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) registered a decrease of 3.9% in short interest. SWN’s total short interest was 67.58 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 3.9% from 70.33 million shares, reported previously. With 12.73 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their SWN’s short positions.

The stock decreased 1.92% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $5.11. About 26.20M shares traded or 45.41% up from the average. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 11.98% since September 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.60% the S&P500.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent natural gas and oil company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.97 billion. It operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. It has a 4.9 P/E ratio. The firm focuses on the Marcellus Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 245,805 net acres in Northeast Appalachia; Marcellus, Utica, and Upper Devonian Shales covering approximately 321,563 net acres in Southwest Appalachia; and the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional gas reservoir covering approximately 918,535 net acres in Arkansas.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Southwestern Energy had 12 analyst reports since April 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by Jefferies. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, September 6 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, April 30 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $5 target in Thursday, August 16 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, September 6. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $6 target in Monday, August 13 report. As per Tuesday, April 17, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, May 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 6. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, June 22.

More news for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why Southwestern Energy, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, and Chegg Slumped Today” on September 26, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Southwestern Energy: Something To Prove Past Fayetteville” and published on September 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

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