SM SM Energy

Filed: 29 Apr 21, 4:17pm

Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
April 29, 2021

SM Energy Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1775 Sherman Street, Suite 1200,80203
Denver, Colorado(Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (303) 861-8140

Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.01 par valueSMNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2. of Form 8-K, the following information, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information and exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
On April 29, 2021, SM Energy Company (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter of 2021, as well as providing an operational update and announcing its planned participation in an upcoming investor conference and the related details. As indicated in the press release, the Company has posted a pre-recorded webcast discussion, a written transcript of the webcast, and an associated investor presentation to its website at, in conjunction with the release. In addition, the Company scheduled a conference call for April 30, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Mountain time/10:00 a.m. Eastern time to answer questions. The conference call is publicly accessible via telephone and webcast (available live and for replay), and the press release includes instructions for dialing in to the call or accessing via the Company’s website. A replay of the call will be available on the Company’s website beginning approximately one hour after the call until May 7, 2021. Availability of the pre-recorded call, slides, transcript, and call replay posted on the Company’s website is at the Company’s discretion and may be discontinued at any time. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit NumberDescription
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and included as Exhibit 101)

Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:April 29, 2021By:/s/ PATRICK A. LYTLE
Patrick A. Lytle
Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer and Controller and Assistant Secretary
(Principal Accounting Officer)