Southwestern Energy: Exec Insider and Fund Stock Sales in Q3

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently decreased stock shares of Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN).

SEC data indicate these insiders have sold Southwestern Energy Co.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • Korell Harold M: act as Director. On 11/01/2011, sold 100,000 shares, worth $4,042,000.
  • Epley Lewis E Jr: act as Director. On 11/11/2011, sold 64,000 shares, worth $2,711,000.
  • Korell Harold M: act as Director. On 11/03/2011, sold 23,600 shares, worth $1,000,400.
  • Mourton Kenneth R: act as Director. On 11/07/2011, sold 13,760 shares, worth $580,300.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly reduced their stock shares of Southwestern Energy Co. in Q3 2011:

  • ARTISAN PARTNERS HOLDINGS LP: On 06/30/2011, held 4,920,700 shares, worth $210,999,616. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • TURNER INVESTMENT PARTNERS INC: On 06/30/2011, held 1,702,579 shares, worth $73,006,588. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • TRILOGY GLOBAL ADVISORS LP: On 06/30/2011, held 1,249,675 shares, worth $53,586,064. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • GME CAPITAL LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 508,350 shares, worth $21,798,048. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • RIVER & MERCANTILE ASSET MANAGEMENT LLP: On 06/30/2011, held 456,523 shares, worth $19,575,706. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

About the company: Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution.

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(Note: Data regarding Southwestern Energy Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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