SM Energy Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

SM -- USA Stock  

USD 9.65  0.20  2.12%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding SM Energy Company is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides SM Energy buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SM positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of SM Energy available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from SM buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at SM Energy Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Cautious Hold

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon SM Energy Company has a mean deviation of 3.37, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 4.58, variance of 20.93, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
We provide buy or sell recommendation to complement the latest expert consensus on SM Energy Company. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the corporation potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at this moment. To make sure SM Energy is not overpriced, please validate all SM Energy Company fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Debt to Equity, Working Capital, as well as the relationship between Revenue and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that SM Energy has Number of Shares Shorted of 17.58M, we advise you double-check SM Energy market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

SM Energy Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

SM Energy generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
SM Energy has high historical volatility and very poor performance
SM Energy has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
SM Energy has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 2.78B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 99.0 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. SM Energy has Current Ratio of 0.56 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
ST MARY LAND EXPL reports about 12K in cash with (430.6M) of positive cash flow from operations.
Over 111.0% of SM Energy shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Nance Robert L of 19636 shares of SM Energy subject to Rule 16b-3

SM Energy current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price16.00
Target Mean Price16.41
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price24.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions22
Target Low Price9.00

SM Energy Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.13Value At Risk7.54
Potential Upside8.54Standard Deviation4.58
 Return Density 

SM Energy Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=2.48
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.03

SM Energy Volatility Alert

SM Energy Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.14 and kurtosis of 0.28. However, we advise investors to further study SM Energy Company technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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SM Energy Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsSM EnergyPeer Average
Return On Equity1.68% (0.31)%
Return On Asset2.26% (0.14)%
Profit Margin3.03% (1.27)%
Operating Margin68.71% (5.51)%
Current Valuation4.03B16.62B
Shares Outstanding112.86M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.95% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions110.89% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted17.58M4.71M
Price to Earning26.08X28.72X
Price to Book0.44X9.51X
Price to Sales0.74X11.42X
Gross Profit1.17B27.38B
Net Income46.63M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents12K2.7B
Total Debt2.78B5.32B
Debt to Equity99.00% 48.70%
Current Ratio0.57X2.16X
Book Value Per Share24.90X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(430.6M)971.22M
Short Ratio4.10X4.00X
Earnings Per Share0.42X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth(0.08)X4.89X
Number of Employees61118.84K
Market Capitalization1.14B19.03B
Total Asset5.62B29.47B
Retained Earnings1.18B9.33B
Working Capital216.46M1.48B
Current Asset518.99M9.34B
Current Liabilities302.52M7.9B
   Exercise or conversion by Seidl John M of 9772 shares of SM Energy subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]