Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) shares traded 1.64% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $21.64. The stock exchanged hands 5.25 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 3.49 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $2.41 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $36.05 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 20 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) high price target of $49 and with a conservative view have low price target of $24.
Bank of America “Downgrades” Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) in a research note issued to investors on 5/11/17 to Neutral with price target of $0.
Additionally on 1/04/17 Bank of America “Initiates Coverage On” Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) to Buy setting price target at $52 and on 12/01/16 Stifel Nicolaus “Upgrades” the stock to Buy at $0. Furthermore on 10/18/16 Capital One Financial “Upgrades” the stock to Overweight.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 48.21 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.1, Consequently Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.19%, 5.18% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 2.8.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.2. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.38 and can go high up to $-0.1. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $-0.26 derived from a total of 20 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $-0.44 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) reported $-0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.35 by $0.17. The company posted an earnings surprise of 48.6%.
While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 35.1% whereas during current quarter it has 40.9% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 49.5% during current year and 83% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) observed at 43.49%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 139.5% over growth.
Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $292.15 Million according to 17 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $322.57 Million in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $264.9 Million. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $1.23 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.12 Billion and high estimates of $1.37 Billion according to 15 number of analysts.
Currently Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.5%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 0%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded 16.2%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 4.11%.
Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM) 52-week high price stands at $42.94 and low price stands at $19.32, its price distance from 52-week high is -49.61% while its distance from 52-week low price is 12.01%. The stock hit its 52-week high on 10/18/16, and 52-week low on 05/04/17.
Sm Energy Company (NYSE:SM)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $1.3 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.85. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $23.51 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.92, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $5.93, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 3.65. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 0.