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SM Energy (NYSE:SM) is scheduled to be announcing its Q214 earnings results on Tuesday, July 29th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.60 per share and revenue of $621.71 million for the quarter. Individual that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $632.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $599.71 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.82 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 30.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect SM Energy to post $6.72 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6.63 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of SM Energy (NYSE:SM) traded down 0.49% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $76.92. 130,578 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. SM Energy has a 52 week low of $64.38 and a 52 week high of $94.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $79.90 and a 200-day moving average of $77.64. The company has a market cap of $5.158 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.04.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on SM shares. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of SM Energy in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They now have a $86.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $77.00. On a related note, analysts at Guggenheim upgraded shares of SM Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of SM Energy in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th. They now have a $87.00 price target on the stock. Twelve research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. SM Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $93.59.

In other SM Energy news, VP Gregory T. Leyendecker sold 1,933 shares of SM Energy stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.13, for a total transaction of $151,025.29. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) is an independent energy company.

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