Short Interest to Follow: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Shorted Shares Increased 0.46% After Market Selling

November 17, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest to Follow: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Shorted Shares Increased 0.46% After Market Selling

The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) registered an increase of 0.46% in short interest. SWN’s total short interest was 62.05 million shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 0.46% from 61.77M shares, reported previously. With 10.15M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their SWN’s short positions. The short interest to Southwestern Energy Company’s float is 17.48%. The stock decreased 3.40% or $0.38 during the last trading session, hitting $10.81. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has risen 3.05% since April 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.57% the S&P500.

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy firm engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. The company has a market cap of $5.58 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s activities are focused on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Arkansas.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.31, from 0.91 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 56 funds sold all Southwestern Energy Company shares owned while 113 reduced positions. 91 funds bought stakes while 116 increased positions. They now own 467.85 million shares or 8.35% more from 431.79 million shares in 2016Q1.
Primecap Com Ca last reported 0.08% of its portfolio in the stock. Energ Opportunities Capital Ltd has invested 0.85% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Quantbot Tech Lp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 8,439 shares. The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.05% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). First Citizens State Bank Tru reported 11,100 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Ohio-based Gateway Inv Advisers has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). The Massachusetts-based Boston Common Asset Mgmt Llc has invested 0.04% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Blackrock Gp Limited holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 2.33M shares. Carroll Fincl Associates accumulated 12,750 shares or 0.03% of the stock. The New Mexico-based Hanseatic Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 5 shares. Moreover, Gradient Lc has 0% invested in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 721 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 0.47% invested in the company for 3.33 million shares. Exxonmobil Investment Tx has 122,517 shares for 0.03% of their US portfolio.

Insider Transactions: Since September 20, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $172,085 net activity. KERLEY GREGORY D sold 12,000 shares worth $172,085.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 21 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 7 rate it a “Buy”, 5 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company has been the topic of 59 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Sunday, August 16, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Global Hunter Securities upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. KLR Group downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 7 report. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Tuesday, October 18 by KLR Group. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, February 26 by Jefferies. CapitalOne downgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” rating in Tuesday, January 19 report. JP Morgan upgraded Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) on Tuesday, December 15 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, June 15. On Wednesday, March 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Seaport Global to “Sell”. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 2.

SWN Company Profile

Southwestern Energy Company, incorporated on February 24, 2006, is an independent energy firm engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production. The Firm operates through two divisions: Exploration and Production (E&P) and Midstream Services. The Company’s activities are principally focused on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Arkansas.

More news for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Robbins Arroyo LLP: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN, SWNC) Misled …” on November 03, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Southwestern Energy Announces 2016 Third Quarter Operational Update And …” and published on October 20, 2016 is yet another important article.

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