NYSE:QEP - QEP Resources Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.95 -0.24 (-2.93 %) (As of 02/22/2019 06:50 AM ET)Previous Close$8.19Today's Range$7.59 - $8.1052-Week Range$5.00 - $13.77Volume8.05 million shsAverage Volume4.00 million shsMarket Capitalization$1.88 billionP/E Ratio-46.76Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.1 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 CIK1108827 Webwww.qepres.com Phone303-672-6900Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73 Current Ratio0.35 Quick Ratio0.35Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-46.76 Forward P/E Ratio23.38 P/E Growth1.99 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.93 billion Price / Sales0.97 Cash Flow$3.8038 per share Price / Cash Flow2.09 Book Value$15.76 per share Price / Book0.50Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.17) Net Income$269.30 million Net Margins-52.34% Return on Equity-0.69% Return on Assets-0.33%Miscellaneous Employees656 Outstanding Shares236,770,000Market Cap$1.88 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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 of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 1st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were QEP Resources' earnings last quarter? QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The pipeline company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.15. The pipeline company earned $410.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $434.58 million. QEP Resources had a positive return on equity of 7.86% and a negative net margin of 11.89%. The firm's revenue was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.13 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for QEP Resources. What price target have analysts set for QEP? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for QEP Resources' stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate QEP Resources' share price to reach $13.3269 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 67.6% 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 coverage about QEP stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. QEP Resources earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the pipeline company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting QEP Resources? QEP Resources saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 19,217,006 shares, a decrease of 32.5% from the December 31st total of 28,473,145 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 13,513,494 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 8.2% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Murphy Oil (MUR), EQT (EQT), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Vermilion Energy (VET), Black Stone Minerals (BSM), Centennial Resource Development (CDEV), Newfield Exploration (NFX), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY), Antero Resources (AR) and ARC Resources (AETUF). What other stocks do shareholders of QEP Resources own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other QEP Resources investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Alibaba Group (BABA), Range Resources (RRC), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), Caterpillar (CAT), Tesla (TSLA), Schlumberger (SLB), Anadarko Petroleum (APC) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK). Who are QEP Resources' key executives? QEP Resources' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard J. Doleshek, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)Mr. Christopher K. Woosley, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)Mr. Timothy J. Cutt, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.63%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (3.32%), Oslo Asset Management AS (2.60%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (2.51%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.61%). 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Bank of America Corp DE, First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Comerica Bank and Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR. View Insider Buying and Selling for QEP Resources. Which institutional investors are buying QEP Resources stock? QEP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hsbc Holdings PLC, Oslo Asset Management AS, Two Sigma Investments LP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. 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 $7.95. How big of a company is QEP Resources? QEP Resources has a market capitalization of $1.88 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: 434 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 426 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 860MarketBeat'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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are different types of coverage ratios?