Stock Price of QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Decreases -3.52%

Stock price performance of QEP Resources, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 2.4% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -14.16% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 50.78% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of QEP Resources, Inc. has a positive value of 30.48 compared to overall market. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.11% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.64%.The 200 Day SMA reached 0.12%

QEP Resources, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 38.62 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) has tumbled 3.52% during the past week and has dropped 4.63% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 3.64%. QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) has underperformed the index by 5.48% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 8, 2016, Charles B Stanley (CEO) purchased 16,763 shares at 17.85 per share price.On Mar 9, 2016, Christopher K Woosley (VP, GC, and Corp Secretary) sold 1,717 shares at 10.24 per share price.

QEP Resources Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 26, 2016. The company reported $-0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.23. The company had revenue of $382.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $359.35 million. The companys revenue was down -24.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Upgraded by FBR & Co. on Jan 3, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 24 from a previous price target of $20 .

QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $17.4 and hit $17.735 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $17.52, with a gain of 0.98% or 0.17 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,330,238 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $21.12 and the company has a market cap of $4,197 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $9.17 .

QEP Resources is a leading independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company. The Companys 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.

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