Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)

Southwestern Energy Company is an energy company primarily focused on natural gas.  They are involved in the following business segments: Exploration and Production – Engaged in natural gas and oil exploration,  development and production. This represents their primary business; Natural Gas Distribution – Engaged in the gathering,  distribution and transmission of natural gas; Marketing and  Transportation – Provides marketing and transportation services in their core areas of operation and owns a 25% interest in the NOARK Pipeline System, Limited Partnership.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)’s Financial Overview

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) declined -2.07% yesterday to close its trading session at $11.35. The company has 1 year Price Target of $14. Southwestern Energy Company has 52-Week high of $15.59 and 52-Week Low of $5. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Sep 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 17, 2015. The stock traded with the volume of 29.15 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $5.62 Billion.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.03/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.06/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.03 a share with a surprise factor of -50%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 8.36 Percent, SMA50 of -4.79 Percent and SMA200 of -4 percent. Southwestern Energy Company has P/S value of 2.31 while its P/B value stands at 4.87. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -60.2 percent, Return on Equity of -362.7 percent and Return on Investment of -64.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 66.2 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). On 10-Nov-16 KLR Group Upgrade Southwestern Energy Company Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 18-Oct-16 where KLR Group Upgrade the stock to Accumulate.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.9 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 36 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Southwestern Energy Co have a median target of 14.00, with a high estimate of 20.00 and a low estimate of 9.00. The median estimate represents a +23.35% increase from the last price of 11.35.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company. Its segments include Energy Infrastructure, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Home & Business Solutions and GE Capital. The company’s Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, aerospace systems and equipment. Its Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries. Its Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products, plant automation, hardware, software, and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. General Electric Company is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)’s Financial Outlook

The 15 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for General Electric have a median target of 33.00, with a high estimate of 37.00 and a low estimate of 27.00. The median estimate represents a +7.28% increase from the last price of 30.76.

General Electric Company is expected* to report earnings on  01/20/2017 before market open.  The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2016.  According to Zacks Investment Research, based on  7 analysts’  forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.46.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.52.

According to Zacks Investment Research, General Electric Company has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.09. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.93% and closed its last trading session at $30.76. The company has the market capitalization of $272.11 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $33 and 52-Week low of $27.1. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Jul 20, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 11, 2016. The company has volume of 45.6 Million shares. The company has a total of 8.85 Billion shares outstanding.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.32/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.3/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 6.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 1.08 percent. Beta for General Electric Company stands at 1.2 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.43. The company has Weekly Volatility of 0.97%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.41%%.

General Electric Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.83%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.8 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 1.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 1.1 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 5.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0.9% with Gross margin of 20.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 6.7% and 4% respectively.