Ascend Capital Has Cut Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) Stake; 2 Analysts Bullish Clearfield (CLFD)

July 17, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Ascend Capital Llc decreased Southwestern Energy Co (SWN) stake by 10.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ascend Capital Llc sold 57,206 shares as Southwestern Energy Co (SWN)’s stock declined 18.09%. The Ascend Capital Llc holds 492,609 shares with $5.33M value, down from 549,815 last quarter. Southwestern Energy Co now has $3.13 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.16% or $0.07 reaching $6.08. About 7.43 million shares traded. Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has declined 41.00% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.70% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Clearfield had 3 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital on Thursday, October 1 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Lake Street on Monday, November 23. Zacks upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $19 target in Thursday, August 20 report. See Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) latest ratings:

Clearfield, Inc. manufactures, markets and sells fiber management and enclosure platform that consolidates, distributes and protects fiber as it moves from the inside plant to the outside plant and all the way to the home, business and cell site. The company has market cap of $192.41 million. The Company’s products include Clearview Cassette, which is the building block of its product platform; Connectivity and Optical Components; FieldSmart, which is a series of panels, cabinets, wall boxes and other enclosures that house the Clearview components; FieldShield, which is a fiber delivery method for broadband deployment; CraftSmart, which is a line of optical protection field enclosures, and Cable Assemblies. It has a 26.72 P/E ratio.

About 22,059 shares traded. Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) has declined 19.57% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.27% the S&P500.

Since January 31, 2017, it had 4 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $191,209 activity. Harding Roger G bought $15,950 worth of Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) on Tuesday, February 7. 5,000 shares valued at $87,500 were bought by ROTH RONALD G on Tuesday, January 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.55, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 5 investors sold Clearfield Inc shares while 11 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 3.63 million shares or 0.79% more from 3.61 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt has invested 0% in Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD). Moreover, Nationwide Fund Advisors has 0% invested in Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) for 7,445 shares. Vanguard Gp invested in 397,215 shares or 0% of the stock. 300 are held by Pnc Fincl Services Inc. 419,715 are owned by Thomson Horstmann And Bryant. Telemark Asset Mgmt Lc holds 0.27% in Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) or 60,000 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corp invested in 50,044 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 68 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0% or 17,143 shares in its portfolio. Natl Bank Of America Corp De owns 2,102 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Citigroup accumulated 11,547 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has invested 0% in Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD). Blackrock Institutional Tru Na holds 0% of its portfolio in Clearfield Inc (NASDAQ:CLFD) for 373,332 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com owns 94 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys owns 59,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.47 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 49 investors sold SWN shares while 109 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 458.63 million shares or 3.28% less from 474.16 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Daiwa Secs Grp Inc has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Tcw accumulated 36,200 shares. Nordea Inv Management Ab has invested 0% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Zweig invested in 317,896 shares or 0.25% of the stock. Sib Limited Co invested in 147,376 shares or 1.29% of the stock. Fukoku Mutual Life Insur Co has invested 0.01% in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN). Putnam Invs Llc holds 0% or 10,324 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 1.09 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation holds 20,414 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Com reported 28,169 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma reported 100 shares. Wellington Management Grp Limited Liability Partnership reported 8.39M shares. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) for 113,599 shares. 4.85 million were accumulated by D E Shaw Inc. Cantab Ptnrs Llp owns 906 shares.

Among 27 analysts covering Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Southwestern Energy Company had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight” on Tuesday, December 15. Jefferies maintained Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) rating on Wednesday, April 5. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $8 target. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of SWN in report on Friday, April 15 to “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Thursday, January 19. As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) rating on Thursday, April 7. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $8 target. As per Tuesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, April 19. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 22 by JP Morgan.

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