Analysts Have Mixed Ratings On Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT)

The shares of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has been pegged with a rating of Hold by SunTrust in its latest research note that was published on December 18, 2019. The Basic Materials company has also assigned a $2 price target. SunTrust wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Southwestern Energy Company, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. The stock had earned Equal Weight rating from CapitalOne Markets when it published its report on October 11, 2019. UBS was of a view that SWN is Neutral in its latest report on August 14, 2019. BofA/Merrill thinks that SWN is worth Underperform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on August 07, 2019 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to 2.50.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 4 have recommended investors to sell it, 18 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 0 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $1.76. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 75.47% from its 52-Week high price while it is -62.04% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 54.72.

The shares of the company dipped by -6.06% during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching a low of $1.78 while ending the day at $1.86. During the trading session, a total of 25.25 million shares were traded which represents a 7.76% incline from the average session volume which is 27.37 million shares. SWN had ended its last session trading at $1.98. Southwestern Energy Company debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.00, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.80 SWN 52-week low price stands at $1.06 while its 52-week high price is $4.90.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.18 earnings per share which is above the predicted by most analysts. The Southwestern Energy Company generated 5.0 million in revenue during the last quarter. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.08 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -50.0%. Southwestern Energy Company has the potential to record 0.18 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at DA Davidson published a research note on October 24, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $168. Wolfe Research also rated EEFT as Initiated on July 31, 2019, with its price target of $200 suggesting that EEFT could surge by 47.6% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $81.03/share, analysts expect it to surge by 7.66% to reach $166.50/share. It started the day trading at $89.455 and traded between $74.70 and $87.24 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that EEFT’s 50-day SMA is 131.51 while its 200-day SMA stands at 148.42. The stock has a high of $171.25 for the year while the low is $61.27. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 03/13/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 1.11 M shorted shares, the short percentage went higher by 64.53%, as 1.82M SWN shares were shorted. At the moment, only 2.15% of Euronet Worldwide Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 15.11, while the P/B ratio is 3.00. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 729.23K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.51 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 26.93%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -45.42% over the past 90 days while it lost -40.28% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The The Vanguard Group, Inc. bought more EEFT shares, increasing its portfolio by 0.87% during the last quarter. This move now sees The The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchasing 42,988 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 5,005,127 shares of EEFT, with a total valuation of $620,835,953. Janus Capital Management LLC meanwhile sold more EEFT shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $400,472,443 worth of shares.

Similarly, Wells Capital Management, Inc. increased its Euronet Worldwide Inc. shares by 3.65% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 2,408,822 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 84,758 shares of Euronet Worldwide Inc. which are valued at $298,790,281. In the same vein, Ivy Investment Management Co. increased its Euronet Worldwide Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold 573,439 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 2,407,526 shares and is now valued at $298,629,525. Following these latest developments, around 5.70% of Euronet Worldwide Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.