SM Energy Company [SM] took an upward turn with a change of -0.57%, trading at the price of $7.00 during the trading session on Thursday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 995796 shares changed hands being bought and sold, while SM Energy Company shares have an average trading volume of 3.27M shares for that time period. SM monthly volatility recorded 6.33%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 8.15%. PS value for SM stocks is 0.52 with PB recorded at 0.29.

SM Energy Company [NYSE:SM]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 6.83 to 18.92. This is compared to its latest closing price of $7.04.

Keep on the lookout for this organization’s next scheduled financial results, which are expected to be made public on 05/05/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of SM Energy Company [SM]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for SM Energy Company [SM] sitting at +2.83 and its Gross Margin at +11.29, this company’s Net Margin is now -11.80%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 0.81, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -0.50%. Its Return on Equity is -6.60, and its Return on Assets is -2.94. These metrics suggest that this SM Energy Company does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 43.88.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 4.14 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.03. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.35. SM Energy Company [SM] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.46, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 1.54.

Similarly, this company’s Total Asset Turnover is 0.25. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.54 and its Current Ratio is 0.54. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

SM Energy Company [SM] has 117.22M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $825.23M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 6.83 to 18.92. At its current price, it has moved down by -63.00% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 2.49% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 3.00, which indicates that it is 8.15% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 25.88. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently Oversold.

Conclusion: Is SM Energy Company [SM] a Reliable Buy?

SM Energy Company [SM] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.