Majority of Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ on Southwestern Energy

Analyst recommendations for Southwestern Energy

As of July 25, Reuters reported that of the 32 analysts covering Southwestern Energy (SWN), ~3% of analysts have “strong buy” and ~13% of analysts have “buy” recommendations on the stock. Around 68% of analysts have “hold” recommendations, and ~16% have “sell” recommendations on SWN. There aren’t any “strong sell” recommendations on the stock.

Majority of Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ on Southwestern Energy

SWN’s median target price

The median target price on Southwestern Energy’s stock is $5.00, which is ~5% lower than its July 25 closing price of $5.25. The highest target price for SWN is $10.00, and the lowest target price for the stock is $3.71. In the last three months, Southwestern Energy stock’s median target price has decreased from $5.90 to $5.00.

Other oil and gas producers

Based on the median price targets from Wall Street analysts, other oil and gas companies like Range Resources (RRC) and CONSOL Energy (CNX) have potential upsides of ~34% and ~23%, respectively, from their July 25 closing prices. Encana (ECA) has a potential upside of ~31%.