As of May 26, 2017, Southwestern Energy’s (SWN) recommendations include five “strong buy,” five “buy,” 25 “hold,” two “sell,” and one “strong sell.” A total 38 analysts provide recommendations on Southwestern Energy, with ~66% recommending a “hold.”
The median target price from the above-mentioned Wall Street analyst recommendations is $10.00, which is ~51% higher than the May 26, 2017, closing price of $6.61.
The mean target price for SWN from these recommendations is $11.13, which is higher than the median target price.
How SWN’s recommendations changed last week
Last week, all of the analysts’ recommendations for Southwestern Energy remained unchanged. Median and mean target prices for SWN stock also remained unchanged.
Other oil and gas producers
Based on the mean price targets of recommendations from Wall Street analysts, Consol Energy (CNX), Range Resources (RRC), and Encana (ECA) have potential upsides of ~42%, ~76%, and ~33%, respectively, from their May 26 closing prices. CNX and RRC have operations in the Marcellus Shale.
The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) generally invests at least 95% of its total assets in oil and gas companies. The SPDR S&P Oil and Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) generally invests at least 80% of its total assets in oil and gas exploration companies.