SM Energy Company (SM): Price and Financial Metrics

SM Energy Company (SM): $22.31

-0.35 (-1.54%)

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SM POWR Grades

  • SM scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 94.59% of US stocks.
  • SM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • SM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 8.02% of US stocks).

SM Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for SM Energy Co is higher than just 12.53% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of SM Energy Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 4.91% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, SM is more volatile than 98.22% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SM Energy Co, a group of peers worth examining would be NMM, LAUR, AGO, CPG, and EQT.
  • Visit SM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SM Valuation Summary

SM's price/sales ratio is 2.3; this is 35.29% higher than that of the median Energy stock.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SM 2013-04-09 2.6 2.8 -71.9 -265.2
SM 2011-03-07 4.2 3.8 23.3 14.5
SM 2010-12-27 3.5 3.0 22.7 13.7
SM 2010-09-14 2.4 2.0 17.2 10.5
SM 2009-03-13 0.6 0.7 8.3 7.8
SM 2002-10-10 3.7 2.2 35.1 25.2

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 $22.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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SM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.31 52-week high $24.78
Prev. close $22.66 52-week low $1.34
Day low $22.00 Volume 1,351,662
Day high $23.05 Avg. volume 4,350,086
50-day MA $18.57 Dividend yield 0.09%
200-day MA $10.11 Market Cap 2.69B

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.

SM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$22.31$28.05 61%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for SM Energy Co. To summarize, we found that SM Energy Co ranked in the 65th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 62%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for SM Energy Co ended up being:

  • 47% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 13.93% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • SM Energy Co's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -3.3. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 12.44% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 15. This value is greater than 82.36% stocks in the Energy sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Energy that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SM, try GEL, CAPL, SGU, CPG, and NBR.

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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 Energy, IBD Stock Of The Day, Resets As Oil Prices Continue Rebound

SM Energy, an oil and gas explorer and producer, is the IBD Stock of the Day. After breaking out from a base, SM stock is pulling back and setting up.

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

SM Energy (SM) Intends to Offer $350M Senior Unsecured Notes

SM Energy (SM) announces its intention to raise $350 million from the offering of a series of senior unsecured notes, which are scheduled to get matured by 2028.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

SM Energy Company Announces Cash Tender Offer For Any And All Of Its 6.125% Senior Notes Due 2022 And Up To $130.0 million Aggregate Principal Amount Of Its 5.000% Senior Notes Due 2024 And Related Solicitation Of Consent

DENVER , June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SM Energy Company ("SM Energy") (NYSE: SM ) today announced that it has commenced cash tender offers to purchase (the "Offers") (i) any and all of its outstanding 6.125% Senior Notes due 2022 (CUSIP No. 78454L AK6) (the "2022 Notes"), and (ii) up to an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $130,000,000 (as it may be modified by SM Energy, the "Tender Cap"), of its outstanding 5.000% Senior Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 78454L AH3) (the "2024 Notes" and, together with the 2022 Notes, the "Notes"), subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated June 9, 2021 (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Offer to Purchase"), and related solicitation of consents (the "Consent...

Benzinga | June 9, 2021

SM Energy Upsizes And Prices $400 Million Public Offering Of Senior Notes Due 2028

DENVER, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SM Energy Company ("SM Energy") (NYSE: SM) announced today that it has priced an offering of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of its 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 2028 (the "Notes"). The aggregate principal amount of the offering was

PR Newswire | June 9, 2021

SM Energy Company -- Moody''s upgrades SM Energy''s CFR to B2; stable outlook

Rating Action: Moody''s upgrades SM Energy''s CFR to B2; stable outlook Read the full article at Moody''s

Business Insider Markets | June 9, 2021

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SM Price Returns

1-mo 21.85%
3-mo 39.35%
6-mo 286.23%
1-year 378.21%
3-year -1.62%
5-year -21.43%
YTD 264.77%
2020 -44.85%
2019 -26.72%
2018 -29.60%
2017 -35.65%
2016 75.95%

SM Dividends

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