Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States.
Moderate growth potential with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Southwestern Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SWN's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: SWN exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -39.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SWN underperformed the US Market which returned 7.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Southwestern Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Southwestern Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SWN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SWN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SWN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: SWN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SWN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SWN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).
How is Southwestern Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SWN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SWN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SWN's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SWN's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SWN's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SWN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.3%).
How has Southwestern Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SWN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SWN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SWN is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 47.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SWN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SWN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-17.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SWN has a negative Return on Equity (-73.49%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Southwestern Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SWN's short term assets ($972.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($914.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: SWN's short term assets ($972.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SWN's debt to equity ratio (134%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SWN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 73.3% to 134% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SWN has enough cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SWN has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Southwestern Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SWN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SWN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SWN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bill Way (61yo)
Mr. William J. Way, also known as Bill, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Energy Company since January 6, 2016 and has been its President since December 4, 2014. Mr. Way served as the Ch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD10.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive VP & CFO||2.42yrs||US$4.25m||0.024% $364.5k|
|Executive VP & COO||2.58yrs||US$5.17m||0.025% $377.0k|
|Vice President of Technology||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Administration||4.25yrs||no data||0.0064% $96.9k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Transportation||3yrs||no data||0.0082% $123.6k|
|Vice President of Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Northeast Appalachia Division||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SWN's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$280.30k||0.039% $591.6k|
|Independent Director||9.92yrs||US$290.00k||0.11% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||7.67yrs||US$305.00k||0.020% $304.7k|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$285.59k||0.014% $207.6k|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$216.88k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$275.00k||0.0047% $70.6k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.17yrs||US$405.00k||0.074% $1.1m|
Experienced Board: SWN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Southwestern Energy Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Southwestern Energy Company
- Ticker: SWN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1929
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$1.514b
- Shares outstanding: 540.89m
- Website: https://www.swn.com
Number of Employees
- Southwestern Energy Company
- 10000 Energy Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SWN||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|SW5||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States. It operates through Exploration and Production, and Marketing segments. The company focuses on the development of unconventional natural gas reservoirs located in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. As of December 31, 2019, it had approximately 173,994 net acres in Northeast Appalachia; and approximately 287,693 net acres in Southwest Appalachia. The company’s estimated proved natural gas, oil, and NGLs reserves comprise 12,721 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent (Bcfe); and 929 Bcfe of proved undeveloped reserves. It also engages in marketing of natural gas, oil, and NGLs. It serves energy companies, utilities, and industrial purchasers of natural gas. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Spring, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 23:53|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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