NYSE:QEP - QEP Resources Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $8.63 -0.37 (-4.11 %) (As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$9.00Today's Range$8.61 - $8.9152-Week Range$5.00 - $13.77Volume5.31 million shsAverage Volume11.07 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.04 billionP/E Ratio11.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email QEP Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company in the United States. The company conducts exploration and production activities in the Permian Basin in western Texas, Williston Basin in North Dakota, Haynesville/Cotton Valley in northwestern Louisiana, Uinta Basin in eastern Utah, and other proven properties in Wyoming, Utah, and Colorado. As of December 31, 2017, it had estimated proved reserves of 684.7 MMboe. The company sells its gas, oil, and natural gas liquids (NGL) to various customers, including wholesale marketers, industrial users, local distribution companies, utilities, and other companies. In addition, it operates an underground gas storage facility. QEP Resources, Inc. is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Receive QEP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for QEP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas Sub-IndustryOil & Gas Exploration & Production SectorOils/Energy Current SymbolNYSE:QEP Previous Symbol CUSIP74733V10 Webwww.qepres.com Phone303-672-6900Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73 Current Ratio0.35 Quick Ratio0.35Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.21 Forward P/E Ratio215.75 P/E Growth2.02 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.62 billion Price / Sales1.26 Cash Flow$3.7686 per share Price / Cash Flow2.29 Book Value$15.76 per share Price / Book0.55Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.77 Net Income$269.30 million Net Margins-11.89% Return on Equity7.86% Return on Assets3.78%Miscellaneous Employees656 Outstanding Shares236,771,000Market Cap$2.04 billion OptionableOptionable QEP Resources (NYSE:QEP) Frequently Asked Questions What is QEP Resources' stock symbol? QEP Resources trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "QEP." How will QEP Resources' stock buyback program work? QEP Resources declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were QEP Resources' earnings last quarter? QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The pipeline company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.18. The pipeline company earned $560.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $497.45 million. QEP Resources had a positive return on equity of 7.86% and a negative net margin of 11.89%. The business's revenue was up 43.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.10) EPS. View QEP Resources' Earnings History. When is QEP Resources' next earnings date? QEP Resources is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for QEP Resources. What price target have analysts set for QEP? 16 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for QEP Resources' stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect QEP Resources' stock price to reach $13.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 53.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for QEP Resources. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for QEP Resources? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QEP Resources in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for QEP Resources. Has QEP Resources been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about QEP stock have trended very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. QEP Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the pipeline company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting QEP Resources? QEP Resources saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,473,145 shares, an increase of 66.3% from the December 14th total of 17,119,562 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,150,037 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 12.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View QEP Resources' Current Options Chain. Who are some of QEP Resources' key competitors? Some companies that are related to QEP Resources include Cimarex Energy (XEC), Energen (EGN), Encana (ECA), Parsley Energy (PE), WPX Energy (WPX), EQT (EQT), Murphy Oil (MUR), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Vermilion Energy (VET), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Antero Resources (AR), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY) and Range Resources (RRC). Who are QEP Resources' key executives? QEP Resources' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Charles B. Stanley, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)Mr. Richard J. Doleshek, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. Christopher K. Woosley, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)Ms. Alice B. Ley, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)Mr. Jamie C. Cutler, Chief Information Officer & VP Who are QEP Resources' major shareholders? QEP Resources' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR (0.12%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.08%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own QEP Resources stock include David A Trice, Julie Dill, Phillips S Baker Jr and Richard J Doleshek. View Institutional Ownership Trends for QEP Resources. Which major investors are selling QEP Resources stock? QEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR, James Investment Research Inc., E&G Advisors LP, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for QEP Resources. Which major investors are buying QEP Resources stock? QEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought QEP Resources stock in the last two years include David A Trice, Julie Dill, Phillips S Baker Jr and Richard J Doleshek. View Insider Buying and Selling for QEP Resources. How do I buy shares of QEP Resources? Shares of QEP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is QEP Resources' stock price today? One share of QEP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.63. How big of a company is QEP Resources? QEP Resources has a market capitalization of $2.04 billion and generates $1.62 billion in revenue each year. The pipeline company earns $269.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.77 on an earnings per share basis. QEP Resources employs 656 workers across the globe. What is QEP Resources' official website? The official website for QEP Resources is http://www.qepres.com. How can I contact QEP Resources? QEP Resources' mailing address is 1050 17TH STREET SUITE 800, DENVER CO, 80265. The pipeline company can be reached via phone at 303-672-6900 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for QEP Resources (NYSE QEP)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 431 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 417 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 848MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about QEP Resources and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe QEP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe QEP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the quiet period?