QEP Resources, Inc. operates as a crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has QEP Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: Q8Q's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
DE Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: Q8Q underperformed the German Oil and Gas industry which returned 74.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: Q8Q underperformed the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is QEP Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is QEP Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Q8Q (€2.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€3.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: Q8Q is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: Q8Q is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: Q8Q is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate Q8Q's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: Q8Q is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the DE Oil and Gas industry average (1.4x).
How is QEP Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Q8Q is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: Q8Q is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: Q8Q's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Q8Q's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: Q8Q's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Q8Q's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.6%).
How has QEP Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: Q8Q is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: Q8Q is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Q8Q is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -3.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare Q8Q's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: Q8Q is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-5.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Q8Q has a negative Return on Equity (-22.25%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is QEP Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: Q8Q's short term assets ($350.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($335.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: Q8Q's short term assets ($350.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: Q8Q's debt to equity ratio (75.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: Q8Q's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 77.7% to 75.1% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: Q8Q has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Q8Q's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.2x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Q8Q has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if Q8Q has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is QEP Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
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Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Q8Q's dividend (3.08%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: Q8Q's dividend (3.08%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Q8Q's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: Q8Q's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Q8Q is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Q8Q's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (10.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Cutt (59yo)
Mr. Timothy J. Cutt, also known as Tim, BS (Petroleum Engineering) has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director at QEP Resources, Inc. since January 15, 2019. Mr. Cutt was the Chief Execu ...
|Executive VP||8.1yrs||US$2.05m||0.097% $554.6k|
|CEO, President & Director||1.1yrs||no data||0.096% $547.6k|
|CFO & Treasurer||0.08yrs||no data||0.048% $274.4k|
|VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||5.9yrs||no data||0.045% $255.4k|
|Chief Information Officer & VP||9.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources & Community Investments||1.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Energy||0.5yrs||no data||0.094% $535.1k|
Experienced Management: Q8Q's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||1.1yrs||no data||0.096% $547.6k|
|Independent Director||6.1yrs||US$324.51k||0.0030% $17.2k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.1yrs||US$344.51k||0.036% $203.5k|
|Independent Director||0.3yrs||no data||0.0069% $39.3k|
|Independent Director||9.7yrs||US$289.51k||0.012% $69.2k|
|Independent Director||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.7yrs||US$303.01k||0.0032% $18.4k|
|Independent Director||6.8yrs||US$289.51k||0.0023% $13.2k|
|Independent Director||2.8yrs||US$289.51k||0.025% $143.6k|
|Independent Director||2.6yrs||US$289.51k||no data|
Experienced Board: Q8Q's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
QEP Resources, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: QEP Resources, Inc.
- Ticker: Q8Q
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 2010
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$618.259m
- Listing Market Cap: US$569.169m
- Shares outstanding: 237.79m
- Website: https://www.qepres.com
Number of Employees
- QEP Resources, Inc.
- 1050 17th Street
- Suite 800
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|QEP||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2010|
|Q8Q||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2010|
QEP Resources, Inc. operates as a crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States. The company conducts exploration and production activities in the Permian Basin in Western Texas; and Williston Basin in North Dakota. As of December 31, 2018, it had estimated proved reserves of approximately 658.2 MMboe. The company sells its gas, oil, and natural gas liquids to various customers, including wholesale marketers, industrial users, local distribution companies, midstream service providers, and utility companies. QEP Resources, Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 22:36|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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