QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) traded at $1.3 at last check on Tuesday, Jun 30, making an upward move of 3.16% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $1.26 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 4.82 with the day’s price range being $1.2500 – 1.3500. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 0.81. In terms of its 52-week price range, QEP has a high of $7.39 and a low of $0.26. The company’s stock has gained about 47.61% over that past 30 days.
There have been no upward or downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the QEP stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of Hold, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Sell.
Based on estimates by 16 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 11 have rated the QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) stock as a Hold, while 2 rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas 3 suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Hold and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the QEP stock currently stands at 0.01, and the current price level is -16.55% off its SMA20 and 21.53% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 47.77 while the volatility over the past week is 14.81% and jumps to 16.57% over the past one month. The beta value is 4.83, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.23. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $1.49, with the estimates having a low of $0.4 and a high of $3.5. These price ends are -69.23% and +169.23% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -23.08% if the QEP share price touches on the median price of $1.
Let’s briefly compare QEP (QEP) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +3.16% and -82.57% over the past 12 months for QEP competes that of Eog Resources (EOG), which has seen its stock price rise 0.58% in the latest trading session and is -46.7% over the last one year. Another of its peers Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) has climbed 1.2% today, but is -38.62% down over the past year, while Cheniere Energy (LNG) is also up 3.16% yet its price remains in the red at -82.57% over the same period. Eog has a P/E ratio of 13.66 compared to QEP’s 0.78 and Pioneer’s 22.5. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.04% and 0.46%, respectively, in early deals.