Currently, ~10.0% of Wall Street analysts rate Southwestern Energy (SWN) a “strong buy,” 10.0% rate it a “buy,” and 65.0% rate it a “hold.” On the bearish side, about 10.0% of analysts rate it a “sell,” and 5.0% rate it a “strong sell.”
The median target price for Southwestern Energy from the above Wall Street analysts is $13. That’s ~29.0% higher than the January 12, 2017, closing price of $10.10.
Based on the median price targets of recommendations from Wall Street analysts, other upstream companies such as Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), Gulfport Energy (GPOR), and Parsley Energy (PE) have potential upsides of ~29.0%, ~67.0%, and ~18.0%, respectively, from their January 12, 2017, closing prices.
The SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) generally invests at least 80.0% of its total assets in oil and gas exploration companies.