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 the state of Texas.
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has SM Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SJL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: SJL underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 34.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SJL underperformed the German Market which returned 5.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is SM Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is SM Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SJL (€4.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.13)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SJL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SJL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: SJL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SJL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SJL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (1.2x).
How is SM Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SJL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: SJL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: SJL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SJL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SJL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SJL is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has SM Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SJL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SJL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SJL is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 10.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SJL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SJL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-9.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SJL has a negative Return on Equity (-17.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is SM Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SJL's short term assets ($625.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($383.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: SJL's short term assets ($625.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SJL's debt to equity ratio (113%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SJL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 116.9% to 113% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable SJL has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: SJL is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 7% per year.
What is SM Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SJL's dividend (0.36%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.26%).
High Dividend: SJL's dividend (0.36%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.74%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SJL is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SJL is not paying a notable dividend for the German market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SJL is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SJL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jay Ottoson (60yo)
Mr. Javan D. Ottoson, also known as Jay, has been the Chief Executive Officer of SM Energy Company since February 01, 2015 and has been its President since October 2012. Mr. Ottoson served as the Chief Ope ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jay's total compensation ($USD6.00M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.29M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jay's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||11.75yrs||US$2.66m||0.098% $538.6k|
|Executive VP & COO||5.83yrs||US$3.16m||0.070% $381.5k|
|Executive VP||9.42yrs||US$1.64m||0.14% $756.3k|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||13yrs||US$1.31m||0.063% $347.3k|
|Controller & Principal Accounting Officer||1.58yrs||no data||0.0045% $24.7k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||11.83yrs||US$919.15k||0.058% $317.4k|
|Vice President of Human Resources||2.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business Development & Land||5.83yrs||US$1.05m||0.048% $262.6k|
Experienced Management: SJL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$236.00k||0.038% $210.0k|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$216.00k||0.066% $359.6k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||no data||US$301.02k||0.12% $645.6k|
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$216.00k||0.069% $379.5k|
|Independent Director||25.42yrs||US$216.00k||0.16% $868.5k|
|Independent Director||13.92yrs||US$234.40k||0.093% $512.0k|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$231.00k||0.048% $263.2k|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$216.00k||0.014% $75.3k|
Experienced Board: SJL's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SJL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
SM Energy Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: SM Energy Company
- Ticker: SJL
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1908
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$620.308m
- Listing Market Cap: US$548.104m
- Shares outstanding: 112.99m
- Website: https://www.sm-energy.com
Number of Employees
- SM Energy Company
- 1775 Sherman Street
- Suite 1200
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1992|
|SJL||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1992|
|0KZA||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Dec 1992|
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 the state of Texas. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 462.0 million barrels of oil equivalent of estimated proved reserves; and working interests in 807 gross productive oil wells and 519 gross productive gas wells in the Midland Basin and South Texas. The company was formerly known as St. Mary Land & Exploration Company and changed its name to SM Energy Company in May 2010. SM Energy Company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/07 02:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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