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Stock Highlights: SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM)


SM Energy Company is part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry and is part of the energy sector. The company CEO is Javan D. Ottoson. SM Energy Company is an energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, gas, and natural gas liquids in onshore North America.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SM stock showed a previous change of 3.69% with an open at 14.68 and a close of 15.16. It reached an intraday high of 15.29 and a low of 14.68.

SeekingAlpha:  SM Energy’s (SM) CEO Jay Ottoson on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $1.7b with 112.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 109.5m shares. Trading volume reached 1,863,265 shares compared to its average volume of 2,511,965 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SM Energy Company shares returned 1.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -13.86%. Over three months, it changed -20.06%. In one year it has changed -38.65% and within that year its 52-week high was 33.76 and its 52-week low was 13.15. SM stock is 15.29% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 21.96 and a 50 day moving average of 16.48. Currently SM stock is trading -30.97% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  SM Energy Company 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.48 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 3.38. Based on 9 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.11. The TTM EPS is 0.03, which comes to a TTM PE of 505.33.

The dividend per share is currently 0.10, which is a dividend yield of 0.66%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 4.04, which means it may be overvalued by -274.79%

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest is 7,588,023, which is 6.76% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 3.19. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 2.99

SeekingAlpha:  SM Energy Company 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 0.52%, return on assets is 0.22%, profit margin is 0.80%, price-to-sales is 1.03 and price-to-book is 0.60.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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