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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Southwestern Energy Co. (SWN) - Get Southwestern Energy Company Report stock fell on Friday, closing down 4.2% to $11.18 on heavy trading volume. After yesterday's market close, the company reported revenue that missed estimates for the third quarter of 2015.

Revenue totaled $749 million for the third quarter, missing estimates of $767.4 million, as gas sales declined to $2.21 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) for the latest quarter from $3.43 per Mcf for the same quarter last year.

The gas and oil company reported adjusted earnings of 1 cent per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, while analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had estimated a loss of 3 cents per share.

Gas sales, which account for more than half of the company's total revenue, fell to $458 million for the latest quarter from $645 million for the 2014 third quarter.

By the end of the trading day, 24.03 million shares of Southwestern Energy had exchanged hands, compared with its average daily volume of 11.63 million shares.

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO as a Sell with a ratings score of D+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

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We rate SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY CO (SWN) a SELL. This is driven by multiple weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: SWN

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