Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) last session’s volume of 20.6 million shares was higher than its average volume of 19.57 million shares. The stock, after opening at $7.01, hit $6.84 through the close by scoring -2.7%.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) Analyst Opinion

Southwestern Energy Company has a consensus hold rating from 39 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 12.33% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -6.43% last month and is down -36.78 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 10 of analysts who cover SWN having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $11.17 price target on Southwestern Energy Company, suggesting a 63.3% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -56.13% below its 52-week high.

Southwestern Energy Company Earnings Surprise

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.18 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.17. Its revenue totaled $768.04 million up 12.29% from the previous quarter.

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Intraday View

This stock (SWN) is ahead of its 52-week low with 0.44%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.38% which for the week stands at 4.73%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -7.76% and stays -10.49% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -8.56% losses and now is down -35.02% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $9.11. Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -42.23%.

Turning to Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG), its shares were trading at $37.8 a gain of $0.95, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $36.85, touched a high of $37.9 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.3. Encore Capital Group, Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 4 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.26% from its high of $37.9 to a $977.13 million market value through last close.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.38 to 2.38 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $38.67 a share. The target implies a 2.3% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 32.28% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.26 million shares versus an average volume of 0.35 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.8% which for the week approaches 3.09%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $36.55 and compares with the $17.66 52-week low. The stock recovered 114.04% since its low point and has performed 31.94% year-to-date.