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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

SM Energy (SM) Competitors

$48.09
+0.05 (+0.10%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

SM vs. SWN, MTDR, RRC, KOS, CRK, EQT, MRO, MGY, CPG, and SSL

Should you be buying SM Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of SM Energy include Southwestern Energy (SWN), Matador Resources (MTDR), Range Resources (RRC), Kosmos Energy (KOS), Comstock Resources (CRK), EQT (EQT), Marathon Oil (MRO), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY), Crescent Point Energy (CPG), and Sasol (SSL). These companies are all part of the "crude petroleum & natural gas" industry.

SM Energy vs.

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) and Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Southwestern Energy received 120 more outperform votes than SM Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.80% of users gave SM Energy an outperform vote while only 57.44% of users gave Southwestern Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SM EnergyOutperform Votes
806
65.80%
Underperform Votes
419
34.20%
Southwestern EnergyOutperform Votes
926
57.44%
Underperform Votes
686
42.56%

94.6% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.0% of Southwestern Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of SM Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Southwestern Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

SM Energy presently has a consensus target price of $50.86, indicating a potential upside of 5.75%. Southwestern Energy has a consensus target price of $8.04, indicating a potential upside of 10.22%. Given Southwestern Energy's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Southwestern Energy is more favorable than SM Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SM Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.63
Southwestern Energy
1 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14

SM Energy has a net margin of 34.45% compared to Southwestern Energy's net margin of 23.87%. SM Energy's return on equity of 20.74% beat Southwestern Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SM Energy34.45% 20.74% 11.55%
Southwestern Energy 23.87%11.74%5.81%

Southwestern Energy has higher revenue and earnings than SM Energy. Southwestern Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SM Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SM Energy$2.36B2.35$817.88M$6.877.00
Southwestern Energy$6.52B1.23$1.56B$1.415.17

In the previous week, Southwestern Energy had 4 more articles in the media than SM Energy. MarketBeat recorded 21 mentions for Southwestern Energy and 17 mentions for SM Energy. SM Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.55 beat Southwestern Energy's score of 0.28 indicating that SM Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
SM Energy
6 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Southwestern Energy
5 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

SM Energy has a beta of 4.2, suggesting that its stock price is 320% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southwestern Energy has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

SM Energy beats Southwestern Energy on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SM and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SM vs. The Competition

MetricSM EnergyCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.57B$9.19B$8.48B$17.26B
Dividend Yield1.50%17.17%11.51%3.58%
P/E Ratio7.007.7513.6821.43
Price / Sales2.345.2330.869.63
Price / Cash4.006.8311.2517.28
Price / Book1.551.983.594.85
Net Income$817.88M$1.34B$1.02B$970.56M
7 Day Performance-5.20%-1.93%-2.56%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-1.45%5.41%1.54%-4.32%
1 Year Performance76.22%11.34%3.78%92.59%

SM Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SWN
Southwestern Energy
4.1335 of 5 stars
$7.27
-0.5%
$8.11
+11.6%
+44.4%$8.00B$6.52B5.151,165Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MTDR
Matador Resources
4.0378 of 5 stars
$66.96
-0.9%
$72.50
+8.3%
+29.0%$8.00B$2.81B9.50395Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
RRC
Range Resources
3.8034 of 5 stars
$34.94
-0.3%
$35.25
+0.9%
+37.5%$8.46B$3.37B9.87548Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
KOS
Kosmos Energy
4.2357 of 5 stars
$6.09
+0.7%
$9.63
+58.3%
-15.1%$2.87B$1.70B13.83243
CRK
Comstock Resources
2.9114 of 5 stars
$9.11
-1.8%
$10.00
+9.8%
-14.1%$2.54B$1.57B11.99251Analyst Revision
EQT
EQT
4.2205 of 5 stars
$36.20
-0.9%
$44.13
+21.9%
+12.0%$15.94B$6.91B8.52881Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MRO
Marathon Oil
4.4703 of 5 stars
$28.35
-1.5%
$32.66
+15.2%
+13.3%$16.20B$6.70B11.071,681Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
MGY
Magnolia Oil & Gas
2.4307 of 5 stars
$26.00
-0.7%
$26.29
+1.1%
+18.2%$5.31B$1.23B12.68247Analyst Report
News Coverage
CPG
Crescent Point Energy
4.3775 of 5 stars
$8.55
+0.5%
$13.75
+60.9%
+17.4%$5.29B$2.59B12.21777
SSL
Sasol
2.0987 of 5 stars
$8.21
-4.6%
N/A-38.6%$5.21B$16.30B0.0029,073Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:SM) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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