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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.25
SWN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SWN: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SWN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 3.88
Current: 0.25
0
3.88
Equity to Asset 0.14
SWN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SWN: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SWN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.64
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -2.49
M-Score: -7.02
WACC vs ROIC
3.24%
-63.67%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -280.21
SWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -59.62 vs. SWN: -280.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SWN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.17  Med: 33.14 Max: 39.12
Current: -280.21
-208.17
39.12
Net-margin (%) -207.48
SWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -68.47 vs. SWN: -207.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SWN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -145.42  Med: 21.09 Max: 24.57
Current: -207.48
-145.42
24.57
ROE (%) -138.92
SWN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -23.85 vs. SWN: -138.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SWN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.27  Med: 16.38 Max: 27.34
Current: -138.92
-134.27
27.34
ROA (%) -51.08
SWN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -13.34 vs. SWN: -51.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SWN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.56  Med: 7.85 Max: 13.55
Current: -51.08
-39.56
13.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -76.30
SWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -21.88 vs. SWN: -76.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.82  Med: 15.26 Max: 27.93
Current: -76.3
-60.82
27.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
SWN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. SWN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: 9.20 Max: 45.6
Current: 1.9
-13
45.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 154.80
SWN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -5.70 vs. SWN: 154.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 19.80 Max: 154.8
Current: 154.8
-4.4
154.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 82.10
SWN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SWN: 82.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: 26.50 Max: 169.2
Current: 82.1
-19.8
169.2
» SWN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-28)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SWN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 467,348 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 3,208,386 sh (+58.39%)
Ray Dalio 211,683 sh (+45.70%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,096,513 sh (+7.29%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,014,630 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 2,661,401 sh (-39.49%)
Steven Cohen 2,597,504 sh (-45.75%)
Frank Sands 11,661,425 sh (-46.04%)
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Q3 2015

SWN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Richard Snow 454,500 sh (New)
David Dreman 527 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 28,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,337,600 sh (+400.18%)
PRIMECAP Management 4,724,936 sh (+47.27%)
Steven Cohen 2,869,010 sh (+10.45%)
Frank Sands Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Ray Dalio 176,701 sh (-16.53%)
Louis Moore Bacon 306,078 sh (-38.78%)
Diamond Hill Capital 186,740 sh (-82.97%)
Pioneer Investments 107,143 sh (-95.97%)
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Q4 2015

SWN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Tepper 4,383,752 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 11,673,609 sh (New)
Richard Snow 1,786,580 sh (+293.09%)
Ray Dalio 250,088 sh (+41.53%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,603,325 sh (+18.59%)
Jim Simons 2,637,800 sh (+12.84%)
Diamond Hill Capital 186,740 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens 412,052 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 20,100 sh (-28.47%)
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Q1 2016

SWN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Griffin 8,200,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 200,000 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 37,664,133 sh (+222.64%)
T Boone Pickens 470,554 sh (+14.20%)
PRIMECAP Management 5,725,525 sh (+2.18%)
David Tepper 4,433,000 sh (+1.12%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Richard Snow 1,570,995 sh (-12.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 14,900 sh (-25.87%)
Jim Simons 1,711,900 sh (-35.10%)
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Preferred stocks of Southwestern Energy Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SWNC31.727.39

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
Compare:NYSE:OXY, NYSE:COP, HKSE:00883, NYSE:EOG, TSX:CNQ, LSE:NVTK » details
Traded in other countries:SW5.Germany,
Southwestern Energy Co is an energy company. It explores, develops, and produces natural gas and crude oil within the United States.

Southwestern Energy Co was incorporated in Arkansas on July 2, 1929 as Arkansas Western Gas Company. The Company is an independent energy company mainly engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production, within the United States. It is also engaged in natural gas gathering and marketing businesses, which it refers to as Midstream Services. The Company operates in two segments: Exploration and Production and Midstream Services. The Company's main business is the exploration for and production of natural gas within the United States, with its current operations being focused on development of an unconventional gas reservoir located on the Arkansas side of the Arkoma Basin. It is also actively engaged in exploration and production activities in Oklahoma, Texas and Pennsylvania. The Company conducts its exploration and production operations through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, SEECO, Inc., or SEECO and Southwestern Energy Production Company, or SEPCO. The Company engages in gas gathering activities in Arkansas and Texas through its gathering subsidiaries, DeSoto Gathering Company, L.L.C. and Angelina Gathering Company, L.L.C. DeSoto Gathering and Angelina Gathering mainly support its E&P operations and generate revenue from gathering fees associated with the transportation of the Company and third party gas to market. The Company's gas marketing subsidiary, Southwestern Energy Services Company or SES, captures downstream opportunities, which arise through marketing and transportation activity of the gas produced in its E&P operations. The Company's operations are mainly focused on the Fayetteville Shale. The Company's customers include energy companies, utilities and industrial consumers of natural gas. The Company's competitors include oil and gas companies, other independent oil and gas companies and individual producers and operators. The Company's operations are subject to numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or the CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and similar state statutes.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 79.37
SWN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 29.76 vs. SWN: 79.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 4.46
SWN's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SWN: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SWN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 4.27 Max: 10.94
Current: 4.46
0.76
10.94
P/S 1.85
SWN's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SWN: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SWN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 4.90 Max: 10.7
Current: 1.85
0.67
10.7
POCF 4.44
SWN's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. SWN: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SWN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 8.44 Max: 26.18
Current: 4.44
1.33
26.18
Current Ratio 3.94
SWN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SWN: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.94
Current: 3.94
0.21
3.94
Quick Ratio 3.94
SWN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SWN: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.79 Max: 3.94
Current: 3.94
0.2
3.94
Days Inventory 6.99
SWN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. SWN: 6.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74  Med: 15.92 Max: 98.39
Current: 6.99
4.74
98.39
Days Sales Outstanding 29.42
SWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 40.81 vs. SWN: 29.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.1  Med: 48.53 Max: 62.83
Current: 29.42
38.1
62.83
Days Payable 82.81
SWN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 79.55 vs. SWN: 82.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SWN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 121.51  Med: 207.00 Max: 467.38
Current: 82.81
121.51
467.38

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.45
SWN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. SWN: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SWN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.78 Max: 11.17
Current: 4.45
0.84
11.17
Price/Median PS Value 0.37
SWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SWN: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SWN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.37
0.1
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -77.83
SWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. SWN: -77.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.43  Med: 5.80 Max: 12
Current: -77.83
-81.43
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.93
SWN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.18 vs. SWN: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SWN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.8  Med: 22.30 Max: 48.2
Current: 5.93
-4.8
48.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,779
EPS (TTM) $ -15.36
Beta0.63
Short Percentage of Float24.79%
52-Week Range $5.00 - 27.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)392.67

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,509 2,917 2,029
EPS ($) -0.44 0.17 0.95
EPS without NRI ($) -0.44 0.17 0.95
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-27.84%
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Andreas Halvorsen Continues Buying Oil & Gas Stocks With Stake in Gulfport Energy Feb 01 2016 
Andreas Halvorsen Invests in Energy Companies Jan 22 2016 
Long-Term Investing Firm Sells Out Southwestern Energy Jan 22 2016 
Mason Hawkins keeps on buying Triangle Petroleum Jul 08 2015 
Frank Sands' Low PE Stocks Mar 30 2015 
Southwestern Energy: Double Down or Run and Hide? Mar 23 2015 
Diamond Hill Capital Comments On New Positions Mar 18 2015 

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