NYSE:QEP - QEP Resources Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.00 -0.32 (-4.37 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$7.32Today's Range$6.92 - $7.2552-Week Range$6.92 - $13.77Volume5.39 million shsAverage Volume5.21 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.74 billionP/E Ratio9.09Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.34 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 Phone303-672-6900 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73 Current Ratio0.35 Quick Ratio0.35 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.09 Forward P/E Ratio100.00 P/E Growth9.01 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.62 billion Price / Sales1.02 Cash Flow$3.7433 per share Price / Cash Flow1.87 Book Value$15.76 per share Price / Book0.44 Profitability 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 Shares236,770,000Market Cap$1.74 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 authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were QEP Resources' earnings last quarter? QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The pipeline company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.18. The pipeline company had revenue of $560.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $497.45 million. QEP Resources had a positive return on equity of 7.86% and a negative net margin of 11.89%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 43.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.10) earnings per share. 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for QEP Resources' stock. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect QEP Resources' share price to reach $13.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 91.1% 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 10 hold ratings and 6 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? Media headlines about QEP stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. QEP Resources earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the pipeline company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of QEP Resources' key competitors? Some companies that are related to QEP Resources include Cimarex Energy (XEC), Encana (ECA), Parsley Energy (PE), WPX Energy (WPX), EQT (EQT), Murphy Oil (MUR), Antero Resources (AR), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Vermilion Energy (VET), Range Resources (RRC), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY) and Whiting Petroleum (WLL). Who are QEP Resources' key executives? QEP Resources' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Charles B. Stanley, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)Mr. Richard J. Doleshek, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)Mr. Christopher K. Woosley, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 48)Mr. Jim E. Torgerson, Exec. VP of QEP Energy (Age 54)Ms. Alice B. Ley, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44) Who are QEP Resources' major shareholders? QEP Resources' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Credit Suisse AG (9.11%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.05%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.05%), BlackRock Inc. (8.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.29%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.92%). 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 institutional investors are selling QEP Resources stock? QEP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Key Group Holdings Cayman LTD., Wilks Brothers LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for QEP Resources. Which institutional investors are buying QEP Resources stock? QEP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Walthausen & Co. LLC, Schneider Capital Management Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, FMR LLC and Oslo Asset Management AS. 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 $7.00. How big of a company is QEP Resources? QEP Resources has a market capitalization of $1.74 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 430 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 410 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 840MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of buying treasury bonds?