SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) reached 18.02% versus a 1-year low price of $13.15. The stock was last seen -3.48% lower, reaching at $15.52 on 3/19/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $15.87 and $16.2. This company shares are 56.7% off its target price of $24.32 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.77B. The recent change has given its price a -13.99% deficit over SMA 50 and -54.03% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -21.66% declines, -7.12% declines and -50.71% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SM’s volatility during a week at 3.88% and during a month it has been found around 4.75%.

SM Energy Company (SM) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $2.04 billion or 0% in SM stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $179.09 million in SM Energy Company, which represents roughly 10.12% of the company’s market cap and approximately 8.78% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 9,335,812 shares of the stock are valued at $150.12 million. The third largest holder is Capital Research Global Investors, which currently holds $140.28 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.93% of its market capitalization.

SM Energy Company 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 121 institutional holders increased their position in SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM) by some 24,572,529 shares, 149 decreased positions by 16,785,330 and 38 held positions by 85,428,188. That puts total institutional holdings at 126,786,047 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 34 new institutional investments totaling 8,231,493 shares while 72 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,189,181 shares.

SM Energy Company (SM) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on SM Energy Company (NYSE:SM), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 12 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 5 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.38 average brokerage recommendation [T1].