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SM Energy Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations

SM Energy (NYSE:SM) Third Quarter 2022 Results

Key Financial Results

  • Revenue: US$795.3m (up 4.6% from 3Q 2021).

  • Net income: US$481.2m (up 462% from 3Q 2021).

  • Profit margin: 61% (up from 11% in 3Q 2021). The increase in margin was primarily driven by lower expenses.

  • EPS: US$3.91 (up from US$0.70 in 3Q 2021).


All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period

SM Energy Revenues and Earnings Beat Expectations

Revenue exceeded analyst estimates by 16%. Earnings per share (EPS) also surpassed analyst estimates by 125%.

Looking ahead, revenue is expected to fall by 3.7% p.a. on average during the next 3 years compared to a 6.5% decline forecast for the Oil and Gas industry in the US.

Performance of the American Oil and Gas industry.

The company's shares are up 4.8% from a week ago.

Risk Analysis

You should always think about risks. Case in point, we've spotted 2 warning signs for SM Energy you should be aware of, and 1 of them shouldn't be ignored.

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