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$13.86
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$12.80
Now: $13.86
$14.21
50-Day Range
$8.26
MA: $10.32
$14.60
52-Week Range
$0.90
Now: $13.86
$14.93
Volume4.98 million shs
Average Volume5.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.14%
Beta6.6

Competitors

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) Vs. COP, EOG, PXD, DVN, FANG, and CLR

Should you be buying SM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "oil & gas exploration & production" are considered alternatives and competitors to SM Energy, including ConocoPhillips (COP), EOG Resources (EOG), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Devon Energy (DVN), Diamondback Energy (FANG), and Continental Resources (CLR).

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for ConocoPhillips and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ConocoPhillips021902.90
SM Energy29602.24

ConocoPhillips presently has a consensus target price of $51.5417, indicating a potential downside of 0.90%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given ConocoPhillips' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe ConocoPhillips is more favorable than SM Energy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ConocoPhillips and SM Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ConocoPhillips$36.67 billion1.52$7.19 billion$3.5914.49
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Profitability

This table compares ConocoPhillips and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ConocoPhillips-5.66%-0.02%-0.01%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Dividends

ConocoPhillips pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. ConocoPhillips pays out 47.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SM Energy pays out -4.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. ConocoPhillips has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. ConocoPhillips is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

72.9% of ConocoPhillips shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of ConocoPhillips shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

ConocoPhillips has a beta of 1.85, meaning that its stock price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, meaning that its stock price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ConocoPhillips beats SM Energy on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for EOG Resources and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
EOG Resources081602.67
SM Energy29602.24

EOG Resources presently has a consensus target price of $65.3478, indicating a potential upside of 1.22%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given EOG Resources' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe EOG Resources is more favorable than SM Energy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares EOG Resources and SM Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EOG Resources$17.38 billion2.17$2.73 billion$4.9812.96
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Profitability

This table compares EOG Resources and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EOG Resources-2.47%5.86%3.38%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Dividends

EOG Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. EOG Resources pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SM Energy pays out -4.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. EOG Resources has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. EOG Resources is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.7% of EOG Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of EOG Resources shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

EOG Resources has a beta of 2.09, meaning that its stock price is 109% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, meaning that its stock price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

EOG Resources beats SM Energy on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Pioneer Natural Resources and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pioneer Natural Resources012013.00
SM Energy29602.24

Pioneer Natural Resources presently has a consensus target price of $138.3333, indicating a potential downside of 6.89%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given Pioneer Natural Resources' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Pioneer Natural Resources is more favorable than SM Energy.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pioneer Natural Resources and SM Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pioneer Natural Resources$9.30 billion2.63$756 million$8.1818.16
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Profitability

This table compares Pioneer Natural Resources and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pioneer Natural Resources2.30%4.67%2.97%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Dividends

Pioneer Natural Resources pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Pioneer Natural Resources pays out 26.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SM Energy pays out -4.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Pioneer Natural Resources has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Pioneer Natural Resources is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.9% of Pioneer Natural Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Pioneer Natural Resources shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Pioneer Natural Resources has a beta of 1.92, meaning that its stock price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, meaning that its stock price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Pioneer Natural Resources beats SM Energy on 15 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.9% of Devon Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Devon Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Devon Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Devon Energy pays out 31.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SM Energy pays out -4.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Devon Energy has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Devon Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Devon Energy and SM Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Devon Energy$6.22 billion2.33$-355,000,000.00$1.3815.61
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Devon Energy and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Devon Energy021712.95
SM Energy29602.24

Devon Energy presently has a consensus target price of $18.2143, indicating a potential downside of 15.44%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given Devon Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Devon Energy is more favorable than SM Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Devon Energy and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Devon Energy-62.68%2.38%0.86%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Volatility and Risk

Devon Energy has a beta of 3.46, meaning that its stock price is 246% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, meaning that its stock price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Devon Energy beats SM Energy on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

92.1% of Diamondback Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Diamondback Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Diamondback Energy pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. SM Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Diamondback Energy pays out 21.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SM Energy pays out -4.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Diamondback Energy and SM Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Diamondback Energy$3.96 billion2.76$240 million$6.9310.00
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Diamondback Energy and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Diamondback Energy032212.92
SM Energy29602.24

Diamondback Energy presently has a consensus target price of $66.0893, indicating a potential downside of 4.61%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given Diamondback Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Diamondback Energy is more favorable than SM Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Diamondback Energy and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Diamondback Energy-135.48%5.10%3.06%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Risk & Volatility

Diamondback Energy has a beta of 2.59, indicating that its share price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, indicating that its share price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Diamondback Energy beats SM Energy on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) and SM Energy (NYSE:SM) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

14.8% of Continental Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 79.6% of Continental Resources shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of SM Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Continental Resources and SM Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Continental Resources$4.63 billion1.91$775.64 million$2.2510.75
SM Energy$1.59 billion1.00$-187,000,000.00($0.48)-28.88

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Continental Resources and SM Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Continental Resources317502.08
SM Energy29602.24

Continental Resources presently has a consensus target price of $17.7381, indicating a potential downside of 26.64%. SM Energy has a consensus target price of $6.7857, indicating a potential downside of 51.04%. Given Continental Resources' higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Continental Resources is more favorable than SM Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Continental Resources and SM Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Continental Resources-10.54%-2.05%-0.91%
SM Energy-55.76%-1.40%-0.60%

Volatility and Risk

Continental Resources has a beta of 3.37, suggesting that its stock price is 237% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SM Energy has a beta of 6.6, suggesting that its stock price is 560% more volatile than the S&P 500.


SM Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
ConocoPhillips logo
COP
ConocoPhillips
1.8$52.01+2.0%$55.79 billion$36.67 billion-46.03
EOG Resources logo
EOG
EOG Resources
2.3$64.56+9.3%$37.66 billion$17.38 billion-124.15Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Pioneer Natural Resources logo
PXD
Pioneer Natural Resources
2.2$148.57+0.3%$24.44 billion$9.30 billion145.66Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Devon Energy logo
DVN
Devon Energy
2.1$21.54+0.9%$14.50 billion$6.22 billion-2.52Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Diamondback Energy logo
FANG
Diamondback Energy
2.8$69.28+0.3%$10.94 billion$3.96 billion-2.57Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Continental Resources logo
CLR
Continental Resources
1.6$24.18+2.5%$8.83 billion$4.63 billion-28.12Analyst Revision
Marathon Oil logo
MRO
Marathon Oil
1.7$11.10+1.8%$8.76 billion$5.19 billion-7.71Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Cabot Oil & Gas logo
COG
Cabot Oil & Gas
2.4$18.51+2.2%$7.38 billion$2.07 billion29.85Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Cimarex Energy logo
XEC
Cimarex Energy
2.1$57.99+0.7%$5.96 billion$2.36 billion-2.82Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
EQT logo
EQT
EQT
1.6$17.79+2.0%$4.96 billion$4.42 billion-2.06
PDC Energy logo
PDCE
PDC Energy
2.0$34.95+2.5%$3.48 billion$1.16 billion-4.47Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
Range Resources logo
RRC
Range Resources
1.3$9.64+6.3%$2.47 billion$2.83 billion-0.95Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Southwestern Energy logo
SWN
Southwestern Energy
1.5$4.05+4.0%$2.45 billion$3.04 billion-0.76Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Matador Resources logo
MTDR
Matador Resources
2.0$20.89+3.5%$2.44 billion$983.67 million-5.06Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Comstock Resources logo
CRK
Comstock Resources
1.4$5.71+1.8%$1.33 billion$768.69 million-10.98
Whiting Petroleum logo
WLL
Whiting Petroleum
1.0$34.30+1.0%$1.31 billionN/A0.00Earnings Announcement
Gap Up
Kosmos Energy logo
KOS
Kosmos Energy
1.2$3.08+10.4%$1.26 billion$1.51 billion-2.75Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Callon Petroleum logo
CPE
Callon Petroleum
1.7$25.57+0.3%$1.02 billion$671.57 million-0.49Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
QEP Resources logo
QEP
QEP Resources
1.1$3.44+0.6%$834.43 million$1.21 billion28.67Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Bonanza Creek Energy logo
BCEI
Bonanza Creek Energy
1.2$31.93+0.4%$665.39 million$313.22 million16.37
W&T Offshore logo
WTI
W&T Offshore
1.1$3.29+0.9%$466.45 million$534.90 million3.23Upcoming Earnings
Berry Petroleum logo
BRY
Berry Petroleum
1.1$4.96+2.6%$396.45 million$559.41 million-1.92Earnings Announcement
Dividend Cut
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Laredo Petroleum logo
LPI
Laredo Petroleum
0.9$32.59+2.7%$391.70 million$837.28 million-0.48Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
VAALCO Energy logo
EGY
VAALCO Energy
0.6$3.28+6.4%$188.46 million$84.52 million-4.37Gap Down
SandRidge Energy logo
SD
SandRidge Energy
0.5$5.01+5.2%$180.00 million$266.85 million-0.34Upcoming Earnings
SilverBow Resources logo
SBOW
SilverBow Resources
1.5$8.00+2.0%$95.50 million$288.63 million-0.30Upcoming Earnings
PHX
PHX Minerals
1.4$3.51+4.3%$78.74 million$28.97 million-2.54News Coverage
Abraxas Petroleum logo
AXAS
Abraxas Petroleum
0.8$3.87+11.9%$32.52 million$129.15 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
Gulfport Energy logo
GPOR
Gulfport Energy
2.0$0.09+0.0%$13.99 million$1.35 billion0.00Gap Down
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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