These 2 Stocks May Look And Feel Red Hot Right Now: Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Phillips 66 (PSX)

The price of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) went down by $-0.01 now trading at $4.46. Their shares witnessed a 38.08% increase from the 52-week low price of $3.23 they recorded on 2018-12-26. Even though it is still -39.69% behind the $6.23 high touched on 2018-11-13. The last few days have been good for the stock, as its price has grew by 0.9% during the week. It has also performed better over the past three months, as it added around 5.19% while it has so far retreated around -1.33% during the course of a year. The stock of SWN recorded 30.79% uptrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Southwestern Energy Company is set at $5.01. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 12.33% from the current trading price.

When giving their opinion, around 7.14% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 2 out of 28 rated the stock as a Buy. 20 brokerage firms of the remaining 71.43% rated the stock as a Hold with 6 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate SWN shares held by institutional investors represents 0% of total shares. 49 institutions entered new Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) positions, 149 added to their existing positions in these shares, 177 lowered their positions, and 55 exited their positions entirely.

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) trade volume has decreased by -37.41% as around 10,688,920 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 17,076,879. At the moment, SWN is witnessing a uptrend, as it is trading 2.63% above its 20-day SMA, 4.89% above its 50-day SMA, and -8.92% above its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 23.7%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 1.13% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the -14.3% decrease witnessed over the past five years.

The first technical resistance point for Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) will likely come at $4.53, marking a 1.55% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $4.59, about 2.83% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $4.35, the lower end of the range. SWN’s 14-day MACD is 0.01 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 54.06, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 46.83 percent, which is low when compared to that of the 50-day’s 55.4 percent.

The shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) has increased by 0.4%, and now trading at $98.47 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 1,662,652. This is a decline of -1,130,336 shares over the average 2,792,988 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $98.47 went higher by 25.54% from its 52-week low of $78.44 that it attained back on 2018-12-24. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $123.97 nearly 220 days ago on 2018-08-07.

PSX stock has performed well over the past 30 days, as it added 4.76% while its price climbed by 14.3% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been good for the stock, as it rose 2.09% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $119.5. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 21.36% from its current trading price.12 out of 19 Wall Street analysts which represents 63.16% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 36.84% rated it as a hold, with 0% of analysts rating it as a sell.

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 24.2%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 1.36% per year, following the 14.9% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a uptrend, trading 1.62% above its 20-day SMA, 4.42% above its 50-day SMA, and -5.97% below its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Phillips 66 shares held by institutional investors is 72.6%. 139 institutions jumped in to acquire Phillips 66 (PSX) fresh stake, 650 added to their current holdings in these shares, 642 lowered their positions, and 174 left no stake in the company.

The stock’s 9-day MACD is 0.9 and this positive figure indicates an upward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 61.59, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 17.59 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 20.66 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $98.88, sporting a 0.41% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $99.28, representing nearly 0.82% premium to the current market price of Phillips 66 (PSX). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $97.24, the lower end of the range.