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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.47
NYSE:QEP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. NYSE:QEP: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:QEP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.47
Equity to Asset 0.49
NYSE:QEP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NYSE:QEP: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:QEP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.49
0.32
0.51
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.78
M-Score: -3.77
WACC vs ROIC
11.38%
-19.84%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -112.62
NYSE:QEP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. NYSE:QEP: -112.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.62  Med: 19.86 Max: 41.28
Current: -112.62
-112.62
41.28
Net-margin (%) -71.25
NYSE:QEP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NYSE:QEP: -71.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.25  Med: 14.53 Max: 23.82
Current: -71.25
-71.25
23.82
ROE (%) -28.37
NYSE:QEP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. NYSE:QEP: -28.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.37  Med: 11 Max: 29.45
Current: -28.37
-28.37
29.45
ROA (%) -13.45
NYSE:QEP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. NYSE:QEP: -13.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.45  Med: 4.77 Max: 12.13
Current: -13.45
-13.45
12.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -22.72
NYSE:QEP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. NYSE:QEP: -22.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.72  Med: 7.8 Max: 26.06
Current: -22.72
-22.72
26.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.50
NYSE:QEP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. NYSE:QEP: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.25 Max: 4.9
Current: -0.5
0
4.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
NYSE:QEP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. NYSE:QEP: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:QEP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.95 Max: 2.7
Current: -8.4
0
2.7
» NYSE:QEP's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-28)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

QEP Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,104,000 sh (+11.09%)
Mario Gabelli 60,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 152,539 sh (-1.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,195 sh (-42.12%)
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Q4 2015

QEP Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mariko Gordon 231,980 sh (+52.08%)
Mario Gabelli 60,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,229 sh (-20.52%)
Jim Simons 587,800 sh (-46.76%)
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Q1 2016

QEP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 443,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 190,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 120,354 sh (+525.90%)
Jim Simons 2,436,700 sh (+314.55%)
Mario Gabelli 60,000 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 216,938 sh (-6.48%)
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Q2 2016

QEP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Singer 500,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,053,788 sh (+589.34%)
Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (+31.58%)
Mario Gabelli 60,000 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 167,579 sh (-22.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 77,011 sh (-36.01%)
Jim Simons 1,176,400 sh (-51.72%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Integrated » Oil & Gas Integrated
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QEP Resources Inc is a holding company with two subsidiaries, which are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production and oil and gas marketing, operation of the Haynesville Gathering System and an underground gas storage facility.

QEP Resources, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Delaware. The company is an independent natural gas and oil exploration and production company. The Company is a holding company with three lines of business - gas and oil exploration and production, midstream field services, and energy marketing - which are conducted through three principal subsidiaries: QEP Energy Company (QEP Energy) acquires, explores for, develops and produces gas, oil, and NGL; QEP Field Services Company (QEP Field Services), which includes the ownership and operations of QEP Midstream Partners, LP (QEP Midstream), provides midstream field services, including gathering of natural gas, oil and NGL, natural gas processing, compression, and treating services, for affiliates and third parties, and; QEP Marketing Company (QEP Marketing) markets affiliate and third-party oil and gas, and owns and operates an underground gas storage reservoir. Its operations are engaged in two regions: the Northern Region (North Dakota, Wyoming and Utah) and the Southern Region (Oklahoma, Louisiana and the Texas Panhandle) of the United States. QEP Energy conducts exploration and production (E&P) activities in North America's hydrocarbon resource plays. QEP Energy has a large inventory of identified development drilling locations, primarily in the Williston Basin in North Dakota; the Pinedale Anticline in western Wyoming; the Uinta Basin in eastern Utah; the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma and Texas; the Haynesville/Cotton Valley in northwestern Louisiana and other proven properties in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. QEP Field Services provides midstream services (gathering, processing and treating) to QEP Energy and third-party customers, including major and independent producers. The Company generates revenues from its midstream activities through a variety of agreements including fee-based gathering and processing agreements and keep-whole processing agreements. QEP Marketing provides wholesale marketing and sales of affiliate and third-party gas, oil and NGL and generated less than 1% of the Company's Adjusted EBITDA for each of the years ended December 31, 2013, 2012 and 2011. As a wholesale marketing entity, QEP Marketing concentrates on markets in the Rocky Mountains and Midcontinent that are either close to affiliate reserves and production or accessible by major pipelines. QEP Marketing contracts for firm-transportation capacity on pipelines and firm-storage capacity at Clay Basin, a large gas storage facility in northeast Utah. The Company faces competition from large multi-national, integrated oil companies; U.S. independent oil and gas companies; service companies engaging in oil and gas exploration and production activities; and private equity funds investing in oil and gas assets.The Company's business operations are subject to regulation under a wide range of local, state, tribal and federal statutes, rules, orders and regulations.

Ratios

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P/B 1.23
QEP's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QEP: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
QEP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.23
0.47
2.52
P/S 2.38
QEP's P/S is ranked lower than
87% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. QEP: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
QEP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.94 Max: 3.25
Current: 2.38
0.85
3.25
POCF 5.05
QEP's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. QEP: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
QEP' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.31 Max: 6.93
Current: 5.05
2.26
6.93
Shiller P/E 27.66
QEP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.39 vs. QEP: 27.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
QEP' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.83  Med: 15.35 Max: 29.16
Current: 27.66
6.83
29.16
Current Ratio 2.66
QEP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. QEP: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
QEP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.66
Current: 2.66
0.61
2.66
Quick Ratio 2.65
QEP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. QEP: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
QEP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.65
0.55
2.65
Days Inventory 4.07
QEP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 39.34 vs. QEP: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
QEP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.02  Med: 17.73 Max: 57.55
Current: 4.07
3.02
57.55
Days Sales Outstanding 31.96
QEP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 38.63 vs. QEP: 31.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
QEP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.96  Med: 47.45 Max: 68.27
Current: 31.96
31.96
68.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.11
QEP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. QEP: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
QEP' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.11
0.06
0.76
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.18
QEP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. QEP: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
QEP' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.18
0.1
1.25
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.30
QEP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. QEP: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
QEP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 0.15 Max: 0
Current: 0.3
-0.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.26
QEP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. QEP: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
QEP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.26
0.56
2.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.23
QEP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. QEP: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
QEP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.23
0.51
1.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -27.08
QEP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. QEP: -27.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
QEP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.98  Med: 6 Max: 10.1
Current: -27.08
-28.98
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -44.95
QEP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: -9.52 vs. QEP: -44.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
QEP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.1  Med: -7.2 Max: 9.6
Current: -44.95
-63.1
9.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,513
EPS (TTM) $ -5.55
Beta1.79
Short Percentage of Float3.83%
52-Week Range $8.54 - 20.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)239.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,384 1,619
EPS ($) -0.93 -0.85
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.93 -0.85
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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