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S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
S&P 500   3,901.36
DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68

SM Energy (SM) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.01 (+0.03%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.63 million shs
Average Volume
2.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.58 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About SM Energy

SM Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the state of Texas. As of February 24, 2022, it had 492.0 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved reserves. It also has working interests in 825 gross productive oil wells and 483 gross productive gas wells in the Midland Basin and South Texas. The company was formerly known as St. Mary Land & Exploration Company and changed its name to SM Energy Company in May 2010. SM Energy Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Crude petroleum & natural gas
Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.62 billion
Cash Flow
$8.40 per share
Book Value
$17.36 per share


Net Income
$36.23 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.58 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/6 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.90 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

17th out of 373 stocks

Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Industry

10th out of 121 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is SM Energy a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SM Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" SM Energy stock.
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Are investors shorting SM Energy?

SM Energy saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,600,000 shares, an increase of 28.9% from the April 15th total of 3,570,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,580,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days.
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When is SM Energy's next earnings date?

SM Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were SM Energy's earnings last quarter?

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The energy company reported $1.98 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.09. The energy company had revenue of $859.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $765.23 million. SM Energy had a net margin of 11.07% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 26.11%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 93.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.05) earnings per share.
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How often does SM Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SM Energy?

SM Energy announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, May 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 21st.
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Is SM Energy a good dividend stock?

SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The dividend payout ratio of SM Energy is 0.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SM Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 0.20% next year. This indicates that SM Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SM?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for SM Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate SM Energy's share price to reach $48.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are SM Energy's key executives?
SM Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Herbert S. Vogel, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $2.45M)
  • Mr. A. Wade Pursell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Lehman E. Newton III, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 66, Pay $835.06k)
  • Mr. David W. Copeland, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Patrick Allen Lytle, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 41) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jennifer Martin Samuels, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. David J. Whitcomb, VP of Marketing (Age 59)
  • Ms. Candace Lyon, VP of HR
  • Mr. Kenneth J. Knott, Sr. VP of Bus. Devel. & Land (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Andrew T. Fiske, Deputy Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
What is Jay Ottoson's approval rating as SM Energy's CEO?

36 employees have rated SM Energy CEO Jay Ottoson on Glassdoor.com. Jay Ottoson has an approval rating of 31% among SM Energy's employees. This puts Jay Ottoson in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of SM Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SM Energy investors own include Callon Petroleum (CPE), InterDigital (IDCC), Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Boeing (BA), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Oasis Petroleum (OAS), Proofpoint (PFPT), Devon Energy (DVN), Matador Resources (MTDR) and Intel (INTC).

What is SM Energy's stock symbol?

SM Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SM."

Who are SM Energy's major shareholders?

SM Energy's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.07%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.52%), State Street Corp (5.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.20%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.67%) and JB Investments Management LLC (1.86%). Company insiders that own SM Energy stock include Anshul Sadana, David J Whitcomb, Kenneth J Knott, Mary Ellen Lutey, Patrick A Lytle, Ramiro G Peru, Rose M Robeson and William D Sullivan.
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Which institutional investors are selling SM Energy stock?

SM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JB Investments Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Wellington Management Group LLP, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Telemark Asset Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold SM Energy company stock in the last year include Anshul Sadana, David J Whitcomb, Kenneth J Knott, Mary Ellen Lutey, Patrick A Lytle, Ramiro G Peru, Rose M Robeson, and William D Sullivan.
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Which institutional investors are buying SM Energy stock?

SM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Invesco Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State Street Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., William Blair Investment Management LLC, and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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How do I buy shares of SM Energy?

Shares of SM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is SM Energy's stock price today?

One share of SM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.56.

How much money does SM Energy make?

SM Energy has a market capitalization of $4.58 billion and generates $2.62 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $36.23 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.63 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does SM Energy have?

SM Energy employs 506 workers across the globe.

When was SM Energy founded?

SM Energy was founded in 1908.

What is SM Energy's official website?

The official website for SM Energy is www.sm-energy.com.

How can I contact SM Energy?

SM Energy's mailing address is 1775 SHERMAN STREET SUITE 1200, DENVER CO, 80203. The energy company can be reached via phone at (303) 861-8140, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 303-861-0934.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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