The market has been high on Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) stock recently. SWN gets a Bullish score from InvestorsObserver's Stock Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
Sentiment uses short term technical analysis to gauge whether a stock is desired by investors. As a technical indicator, it focuses on recent trends as opposed to the long term health of the underlying company. Updates for the company such as a earnings release can move the stock away from current trends.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With SWN Stock Today?
Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) stock is up 5.64% while the S&P 500 is down -1.85% as of 2:30 PM on Wednesday, May 12. SWN has risen $0.27 from the previous closing price of $4.79 on volume of 15,100,203 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is higher by 39.08% while SWN has risen 64.29%. SWN lost -$2.69 per share in the over the last 12 months.
More About Southwestern Energy Company
Southwestern Energy Co is a US-based independent energy company. It is engaged in the exploration, development and production activities, including related natural gas gathering and marketing. The company principally carries its business activities in the United States. The operating segments of the company are the Exploration and Production and Marketing segment. Its Exploration and Production segment is the key revenue driver for the company which includes the revenue derived from the production and sale of natural gas and liquids. The Marketing segment generates revenue through the marketing of both the company and third-party produced natural gas and liquids volumes and through gathering fees associated with the transportation of natural gas to market.