QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) will report its next earnings on 26-Oct-16. The company reported the earnings of $-0.23/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.35/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.12/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 34.3%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for QEP Resources, Inc. and for the current quarter 17 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.24/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.3/share and a High Estimate of $-0.17/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 7 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for QEP Resources, Inc. as 363.49 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for QEP Resources, Inc. is 328.6 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 384.8 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 536.7 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for QEP to be -2500%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -2100%. For the next 5 years, QEP Resources, Inc. is expecting Growth of 15% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -36.38% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on QEP Resources, Inc., where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 10 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 18 Analysts reported that the Price Target for QEP Resources, Inc. might touch $36 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $24.89 and $18 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. QEP Resources, Inc. got Initiated on 6-Oct-16 where investment firm Goldman Initiated the stock to Neutral.

QEP Resources, Inc. closed its last trading session at $17.47 with the loss of -0.97%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 4.19 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $20.96 and 52-week low of $8.54. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -5.88% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -7.89% and 8.38% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jun 8, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.97 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.19 million. QEP Resources, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 0.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -13.6%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -28.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -4.6%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, QEP Resources, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -5.88%, where Monthly Performance is 1.23%, Quarterly performance is -3.41%, 6 Months performance is 11.25% and yearly performance percentage is 7.33%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 29.1%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 3.18% and Monthly Volatility of 3.55%.