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).

Insider Trades:

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.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

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.