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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SWN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SWN: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SWN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 3.88
Current: 0.01
0
3.88
Equity to Asset 0.46
SWN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SWN: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SWN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.46
0.2
0.64
Interest Coverage 23.27
SWN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 22.03 vs. SWN: 23.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SWN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 13.36 Max: 362.7
Current: 23.27
2.07
362.7
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.99
M-Score: -3.68
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 (%) -15.28
SWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -14.83 vs. SWN: -15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -40.32  Med: 26.85 Max: 39.12
Current: -15.28
-40.32
39.12
Net-margin (%) -5.21
SWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -19.13 vs. SWN: -5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.9  Med: 12.59 Max: 24.57
Current: -5.21
-25.9
24.57
ROE (%) -4.68
SWN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -9.52 vs. SWN: -4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.15  Med: 14.36 Max: 27.34
Current: -4.68
-28.15
27.34
ROA (%) -1.51
SWN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.41 vs. SWN: -1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.66  Med: 6.00 Max: 13.55
Current: -1.51
-9.66
13.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.52
SWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -8.72 vs. SWN: -2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.75  Med: 14.26 Max: 27.93
Current: -2.52
-17.75
27.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
SWN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SWN: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13  Med: 10.70 Max: 45.7
Current: 10.7
-13
45.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
SWN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SWN: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.6  Med: 10.20 Max: 103.1
Current: 10.9
-37.6
103.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
SWN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SWN: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.6  Med: 24.75 Max: 172.8
Current: 12.9
-20.6
172.8
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SWN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Dodge & Cox 6,610 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 210,396 sh (+165.66%)
Jim Simons 2,280,700 sh (+50.00%)
Steven Cohen 2,124,400 sh (+47.10%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,566,435 sh (+14.74%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,338,272 sh (+1.98%)
Frank Sands 21,989,684 sh (+0.61%)
Pioneer Investments 1,959,425 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 201,957 sh (-0.56%)
RS Investment Management 423,268 sh (-11.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,714 sh (-14.28%)
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Q4 2014

SWN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

T Boone Pickens 112,819 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 563,504 sh (+179.02%)
Ray Dalio 564,401 sh (+168.26%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,014,450 sh (+12.56%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,422,986 sh (+3.62%)
George Soros 810,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Frank Sands 21,774,834 sh (-0.98%)
Frank Sands 21,774,834 sh (-0.98%)
Pioneer Investments 1,078,822 sh (-44.94%)
Jim Simons 81,870 sh (-96.41%)
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Q1 2015

SWN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

David Dreman 7,668 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,788,300 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 4,397,987 sh (+307.67%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,021,968 sh (+81.36%)
Ruane Cunniff 4,014,450 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Frank Sands 21,610,256 sh (-0.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,025,686 sh (-16.40%)
Ray Dalio 145,283 sh (-74.26%)
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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
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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Preferred stocks of Southwestern Energy Co

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SWNC37.804.00

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 36.36
SWN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. SWN: 36.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 0.97
SWN's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. SWN: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SWN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.35 Max: 10.95
Current: 0.97
0.9
10.95
P/S 1.63
SWN's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SWN: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SWN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 4.92 Max: 10.78
Current: 1.63
1.51
10.78
POCF 2.80
SWN's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. SWN: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SWN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 8.61 Max: 22.17
Current: 2.8
2.6
22.17
Shiller P/E 18.13
SWN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. SWN: 18.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SWN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.75  Med: 52.91 Max: 126.5
Current: 18.13
16.75
126.5
Current Ratio 0.83
SWN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SWN: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.83
0.21
1.8
Quick Ratio 0.79
SWN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SWN: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.79
0.2
1.64
Days Inventory 9.34
SWN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 25.04 vs. SWN: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 9.73  Med: 58.44 Max: 113.57
Current: 9.34
9.73
113.57
Days Sales Outstanding 39.28
SWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.19 vs. SWN: 39.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.2  Med: 57.43 Max: 95.85
Current: 39.28
40.2
95.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.99
SWN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. SWN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SWN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.78 Max: 11.18
Current: 0.99
0.84
11.18
Price/Median PS Value 0.33
SWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. SWN: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SWN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.33
0.1
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.74
SWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. SWN: -2.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.86  Med: 5.70 Max: 11.2
Current: -2.74
-2.86
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.27
SWN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -11.23 vs. SWN: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SWN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.8  Med: 19.70 Max: 51.3
Current: 5.27
-4.8
51.3

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 3,461 4,073 3,644
EPS($) -0.02 0.44 1.15
EPS without NRI($) -0.02 0.44 1.15

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:SW5.Germany,
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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