On April 20, 2017, FirstEnergy’s (FE) implied volatility was 20.6%, higher than its 15-day average implied volatility.
The EIA expects electricity prices to rise 2.6% in 2017 compared to 2016.
FirstEnergy (FE) is estimated to report earnings of $0.74 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. For 1Q16, FirstEnergy reported earnings of $0.80 per share.
Hybrid utility FirstEnergy (FE) is expected to report its 1Q17 financial results on April 27, 2017. FE is forecast to report total revenues of ~$3.8 billion, slightly down from its 1Q16 revenues of ~$3.9 billion.
SWN’s median target price from these Wall Street analyst recommendations is $10.00, which is ~37% higher than its April 19, 2017, closing price of $7.31.
On December 31, 2016, Southwestern Energy (SWN) had ~503 million common shares outstanding.
In the last four quarters, Southwestern Energy (SWN) has beaten the consensus EPS estimate 50% of the time and missed its consensus EPS estimate 50% of the time.
The short interest ratio in Southwestern Energy (SWN) stock is ~3.4x. The 52-week range for the short interest ratio in SWN stock is 2.6x–6.2x.
SWN forecasts a compound annual growth rate (or CAGR) of 3%–5% and $1 billion in capital spending.
Southwestern Energy (SWN) is planning for capital spending in the range of $1.2 billion–$1.4 billion in 2017.
Wall Street analysts expect SWN’s 1Q17 capital expenditures to be ~$306 million, resulting in negative free cash flows in 1Q17.
For 1Q17, Wall Street analysts expect Southwestern Energy (SWN) to report ~33% higher revenues on a year-over-year basis compared with 1Q16.
On April 19, 2017, Southwestern Energy (SWN) had implied volatility of ~58.2%, which was 4.4% below its 260-trading day historical price volatility of ~60.9%.
Southwestern Energy (SWN) is set to report its 1Q17 earnings on April 27, 2017. For 1Q17, the current consensus earnings per share estimate for SWN is $0.18.
On April 20, 2017, Noble Energy’s short interest as a percentage of its float was ~4.7%. At the beginning of the year, its short interest ratio was ~3.3%.
Approximately 53% of the analysts rate Noble Energy (NBL) as a “buy” and 32.3% rate it as a “hold.” The average broker target price is $47.47.
Noble Energy (NBL) stock has mostly been on a downtrend since the beginning of 2017. Earlier in the year, the stock saw some upward momentum.
The midpoint of Noble Energy’s 2017 production growth guidance is 420 Mboepd. It represents 5% production growth compared to its levels in 2016.
Noble Energy is expected to report its 1Q17 earnings on May 1 after the markets close. The company’s consensus revenue estimates stand at $987 million.
The EIA estimates that natural gas prices could average $3.10 per MMBtu in 2017. Natural gas prices could average $3.45 per MMBtu in 2018.