Stock Price of SM Energy Company (SM) Decreases -13.34%

Stock price performance of SM Energy Company is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -6.26% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -18.66% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 110.97% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of SM Energy Company has a positive value of 83.99 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.65%.The 200 Day SMA reached 5.38%

SM Energy Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 33.95 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has tumbled 13.34% during the past week and has dropped 16.64% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 13.45%. SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) has underperformed the index by 17.38% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Oct 3, 2016, Kenneth J. Knott (SVP-Bus Dv & Land & Asst Sec) sold 661 shares at 40.00 per share price.On Mar 1, 2016, Herbert S Vogel (EVP – Operations) purchased 6,000 shares at 8.64 per share price.On Mar 1, 2016, Javan D Ottoson (CEO) purchased 2,500 shares at 9.00 per share price.

SM Energy Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 1, 2016. The company reported $-0.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.23. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.60. The company had revenue of $352.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $380.75 million. The companys revenue was down -5.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.34 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.SM Energy Co was Initiated by BofA/Merrill on Jan 4, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $52.Company shares were Upgraded by Stifel on Dec 1, 2016 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 51 from a previous price target of $35 .

SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.54 points or 1.78% at $29.81 with 2,210,111 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $30.32, the shares hit an intraday low of $29.8 and an intraday high of $30.78 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3,314 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 111,180,218 shares. The 52-week high of SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) is $43.09 and the 52-week low is $6.99.

SM Energy Company, formerly known as St. Mary Land & Exploration Company, is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, exploitation, development, acquisition, and production of natural gas and crude oil. The Company operates in the areas: Mid-Continent, Rocky Mountains, ArkLaTex, Permian Basin, and Gulf Coast regions which are operated out of its offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Billings, Montana; Shreveport, Louisiana; Midland, Texas; and Houston, Texas, respectively. SM Energy Company is based in Denver, Colorado.

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