NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Southwestern Energy Company

(NYSE:

SWN

) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 19.6 million shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading down $2.36 (-6.7%) at $32.97 as of 2:40 p.m. ET.

Southwestern Energy has a market cap of $11.05 billion and is part of the

basic materials

sector and

energy

industry. Shares are up 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and crude oil in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6, above the average energy industry P/E ratio of 17.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Southwestern Energy as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full

Southwestern Energy Ratings Report

.

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