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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM)?

The company in question is, SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) currently with a stock price of 39.15 (-2.47% today). The market cap for SM Energy Company is 3459.67, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for SM Energy Company is 42.95. Currently SM Energy Company is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for SM Energy Company is 3415.02 and so far today it is 1169457.

Performance in the last year for SM Energy Company has been 1.64%. For EPS growth, SM Energy Company has seen a growth of -167.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 33.60%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -33.10% over the last five years and could be 22.25% for the next five years. SM Energy Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -34.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -190.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.36%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 54.07%.

Since the IPO date for SM Energy Company on the 12/21/1992, SM Energy Company has seen performance year to date to be 104.57%. With SM Energy Company trading at 39.15, the dividend yield is 0.25%, and the EPS is -12.54.

So could SM Energy Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.95 and the P/B is at 2.03. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

SM Energy Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.93, and total debt/equity at 1.93.

In terms of margins, SM Energy Company has a gross margin of 44.80%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of -72.80%.Payout ratio for SM Energy Company is *TBA. Return on assets come to -15.40% with return on investment coming to -7.30%.

Insider ownership for SM Energy Company, is at 1.10% and institutional ownership comes to 87.80%. Outstanding shares are at 86.19. While shares float is 83.44. The float short is currently 15.06%, and short ratio is 3.68.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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