Analysts See $-0.04 EPS for SM Energy Company (SM)

April 20, 2018 - By Darrin Black

SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 21 investors sold SM Energy Company shares while 73 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 117.58 million shares or 2.17% more from 115.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Texan Cap invested in 18,915 shares or 0.27% of the stock. Waldron L P has 0.18% invested in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) for 35,552 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0.01% or 357,079 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has 0.03% invested in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). 615,009 are held by Jpmorgan Chase And Co. Key (Cayman) Ltd accumulated 7.84% or 4.44 million shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt invested 0.01% in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.02% in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). Armstrong Henry H has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). Amundi Pioneer Asset Inc accumulated 6,071 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.03% in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM). Alliancebernstein Lp invested in 4.61M shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 193,458 shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 323,809 shares. Amalgamated National Bank holds 21,463 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Analysts expect SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) to report $-0.04 EPS on May, 1.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 122.22 % from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. After having $-0.08 EPS previously, SM Energy Company’s analysts see -50.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $21.97. About 794,786 shares traded. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has declined 16.15% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.70% the S&P500.

SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering SM Energy (NYSE:SM), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. SM Energy had 25 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, March 26 by Williams Capital Group. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $30.0 target in Wednesday, January 17 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group given on Thursday, February 22. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral” on Thursday, March 8. Barclays Capital maintained SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) on Monday, November 20 with “Overweight” rating. Williams Capital Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, April 4 report. The stock of SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 11. Stifel Nicolaus maintained SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) rating on Monday, January 29. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $44.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, January 9. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, February 20 to “Positive”.

SM Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of crude oil and condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in onshore North America. The company has market cap of $2.45 billion. It primarily has activities in the South Texas and Gulf Coast, Rocky Mountain, and Permian regions. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had 395.8 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved reserves; and working interests in 841 net productive oil wells and 704 net productive gas wells.

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