QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $25. The stock traded with the volume of 3 Million in the last trading session. QEP Resources, Inc. opened at $16.49 and closed by showing a decrease of -2.14%. The Bid price in the last session was $16.94 x 10400 and the Ask price was $16.95 x 8300. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
QEP Resources, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 4.06 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $20.96 and 52-Week Low of $8.54 and it touched its 52-week high on Jun 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.
QEP Resources, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Oct 26 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $-0.21/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $-0.24/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.03/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 12.5%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 22 – Feb 27 (Est.).
Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; QEP Resources, Inc. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of -2200%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 69.8%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of -38.73% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 8% per annum.
18 number of analysts also provided their insight on QEP Resources, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $25. They also projected Low Price Target as $20 while High Price Target is set at $34.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 10 reported it as Buy.6 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
QEP Resources, Inc. annual Divided is 0.08 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0.47%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 0. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.99 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.12, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 3.93 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -15.1 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -31.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -4.6%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -1.01% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -4.06 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.86 percent.
A look at performance overview of QEP Resources, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is -6.3 percent while Performance Month is 3.16%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -12.85% and Half Year Performance value stands at -11.67%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 7.28 percent. QEP Resources, Inc. has its YTD performance of 26.49 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 29 Sep 2016 where Officer MURR AUSTIN S did a transaction type “Sell” in which 12247 shares were traded at a price of $19.53. Another insider trade includes Chief Financial Officer Doleshek (Richard J) who also initiated a transaction in which 1182 shares were traded on 5 Sep 2016 as “Sell”. On 5 Sep 2016 Officer Ley (Alice B) traded 332 shares as “Sell” at $19.35. Officer Fiala Margo D Sell 244 shares on 5 Sep 2016 at the price of $19.35.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Goldman on 6-Oct-16 who Initiated the stock to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 6-Oct-16, Mizuho took an action “Initiated” to Buy. On 3-Aug-16, the stock was Upgrade to Overweight by Barclays.