SM Energy Company (SM): Price and Financial Metrics

SM Energy Company (SM): $35.54

-0.31 (-0.86%)

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SM POWR Grades

  • SM scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SM is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • SM ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

SM Stock Summary

  • SM's current price/earnings ratio is 138.01, which is higher than 95.53% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of SM Energy Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.3% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • As for revenue growth, note that SM's revenue has grown 132.8% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 93.91% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SM Energy Co are NBR, MTDR, AA, EQT, and IBEX.
  • SM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SM Energy Co's official web site, go to

SM Valuation Summary

  • SM's price/earnings ratio is -3.2; this is 115.92% lower than that of the median Energy stock.
  • SM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 12.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, SM's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SM 2021-09-03 1.5 1.5 -3.2 -7.2
SM 2021-09-02 1.5 1.6 -3.3 -7.3
SM 2021-09-01 1.4 1.5 -3.1 -7.1
SM 2021-08-31 1.4 1.5 -3.1 -7.1
SM 2021-08-30 1.4 1.5 -3.1 -7.1
SM 2021-08-27 1.4 1.5 -3.1 -7.1

SM Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -86.05%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -24.31%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -70.59%.
Over the past 34 months, SM's revenue has gone up $984,487,000.

The table below shows SM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,622.894 1,159.772 36.229
2021-09-30 2,088.226 987.002 -553.846
2021-06-30 1,609.002 860.496 -737.731
2021-03-31 1,214.785 678.436 -603.988
2020-12-31 1,126.673 790.944 -764.614
2020-09-30 1,258.067 776.065 -701.494

SM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.52% of graded US stocks.
  • SM's asset turnover comes in at 0.415 -- ranking 65th of 137 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • FANG, ESTE, and TGA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SM.

The table below shows SM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.415 0.781 -0.067
2021-06-30 0.319 0.740 -0.096
2021-03-31 0.238 0.693 -0.077
2020-12-31 0.215 0.653 -0.109
2020-09-30 0.226 0.664 -0.094
2020-06-30 0.231 0.666 -0.067

SM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SM, see our SM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $27.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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SM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.54 52-week high $54.97
Prev. close $35.85 52-week low $14.79
Day low $34.41 Volume 8,356,700
Day high $37.08 Avg. volume 2,542,965
50-day MA $41.08 Dividend yield 0.06%
200-day MA $34.87 Market Cap 4.33B

SM Energy Company (SM) Company Bio

SM Energy is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in onshore North America. The company was founded in 1908 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

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Latest SM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about SM Energy Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SM as an investment opportunity.

SM reports Q4 results - big beat, but heavy production outlook

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) reported Q4 results after the close, handily beating earnings, but guiding production lower, capex higher, and allocating cash flow to the balance sheet: Earnings - SM reported Q4 adjusted earnings per share of $1.14, versus Street expectations for 76c, the Company generated $260m of free cash flow...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022


SM Energy Company (the "Company") (NYSE: SM) today announced certain fourth quarter and full year 2021 operating and financial results, year-end 2021 estimated proved reserves and its 2022 operating plan. Highlights include:

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

SM Energy (SM) Gears Up to Post Q4 Earnings: What's in Store?

Higher oil price is likely to have aided SM Energy's (SM) Q4 earnings.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

SM Energy and Insperity highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

SM Energy and Insperity highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

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SM Price Returns

1-mo -23.42%
3-mo -16.32%
6-mo 13.97%
1-year 33.44%
3-year 188.75%
5-year 139.65%
YTD 20.59%
2021 382.16%
2020 -44.85%
2019 -26.72%
2018 -29.60%
2017 -35.65%

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