QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) traded with the volume of 3.04 Million Yesterday. The Stock Opened its session at $18.7 and closed at $18.32 by showing an decrease of -2.4 percent. QEP Resources, Inc. has 1 year price target of 24.89. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 1.56 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company is expected to report its next EPS (earnings per share) on Oct 26 AMC.  The company reported its last quarter on Jun 16.

On Jun 16 QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.23/Share beating the analyst estimate of $-0.35/Share by the difference of $0.12. This showed the surprise of 34.3% in the last quarter earnings. For the Current Quarter, 15 analyst are projecting the mean EPS to be $-0.17/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0/share and a Low EPS of $-0.31/share.

The 16 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for QEP Resources Inc have a median target of 23.50, with a high estimate of 36.00 and a low estimate of 18.00. The median estimate represents a increase from the last price of 18.32. (CNN MONEY)

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of QEP Resources, Inc. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $365.83 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 384.8 Million and 328.6 Million respectively.

QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) topped its 52-week high price of $20.96 on Jun 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $8.54 on Jan 20, 2016. The Stock currently has the market capitalization of $4.5 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 3.99%% and monthly volatility of 3.84%% respectively.

QEP Resources, Inc. is currently showing -12000% EPS growth this year. The Next Year EPS growth is 51.3%, Long term annual growth estimate of 15%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of -36.38 percent. The Company currently has Insider ownership of 0.6 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 90.3 Percent. The Return on Assets stands at -13.6%, Return on Equity shows -28.6% and Return on Investment value is -4.6%.

QEP Resources, Inc. Gross Margin percentage stands at 61.3% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 0 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is -71.2 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.4% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.4 percent. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 16.02 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 36.72 percent.

Many research firms have provided their ratings on QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) where Goldman provided Neutralrating on the stock on 6-Oct-16. Other firms include Mizuho giving Buy rating on 6-Oct-16.

The latest Insider trade was made on 29 Sep 2016 where MURR AUSTIN S Officer did a transaction type “Sell” in which 12247 shares were traded at a price of $19.53. Another insider trade includes Officer Fiala Margo D who also initiated a transaction in which 244 shares were traded on 5 Sep 2016 as “Sell”.

Company Profile:

QEP Resources is a leading independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company. The Company’s operations are focused in the Rocky Mountain and Midcontinent regions of the United States. The Company also gathers, compresses, treats, and processes natural gas. QEP Resources, Inc. is based in Denver, Colorado.