Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) saw an upside of 2.07% to close Monday at $5.91 after adding $0.12 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 17,326,699 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $6.13 in the past week and touched a new high 1 time within the past 5 days. An average of 18,933,215 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 21,823,387.
SWN’s 1-month performance is -1.99% or -$0.19 on its low of $5.39 reached on 01/05/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $3.81 and high of $9.87, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/17/23. YTD, SWN has achieved 1.03% or $0.06 and has reached a new high 5 times. However, the current price is down -40.12% from the 52-week high price.
SWN stock has a beta of 1.36. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.44 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 4.65, with the price to cash flow ratio at 7.86.
Southwestern Energy Company’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 0.40, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.40. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 3.43, while the total debt to equity was 3.44. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 71.10%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $2.63 billion against revenue of $6.67 billion.
For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 512.67% to $450.0 million, while revenue of $1.17 billion was -160.67% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected SWN to announce $0.31 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.32, representing a 3.20% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $2.71 billion. SWN stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 11.69 billion, with total debt at $5.04 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $1.1 billion.
Let’s look briefly at Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 23 January was 52.36% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 40.55%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $5.83, reflecting a -1.01% or -$0.06 change from its current price. SWN is currently trading -4.21% above its 20-day SMA, -21.51% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by -16.41% and SMA200 by-21.62%.
Stochastic %K and %D was 56.76% and 53.45% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.26. The RSI (14) points at 49.15%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 70.27% with the period’s ATR at 0.27. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.03 and 0.05 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN), The Benchmark Company downgraded it to a Hold rating. They previously had a Buy rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for SWN stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 2 brokerage advisors rate SWN as a “sell,”, while 9 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 2 rates the stock as overweight while 9 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is SWN’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $6.00 and a high of $17.50, with their median price target at $9.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) stock is $10.05.