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QEP Resources Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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QEP -- USA Stock  

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Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding QEP Resources is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides QEP Resources buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding QEP positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of QEP Resources available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from QEP buy-and-hold prospective. Please see QEP Resources Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon QEP Resources has a risk adjusted performance of (0.018847), jensen alpha of (0.15), total risk alpha of (0.44), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 8.19
We provide buy or sell recommendations to complement the recent expert consensus on QEP Resources. Our dynamic recommendation engine exercises multi - dimensional algorithm to analyze the firm potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available now. To make sure QEP Resources is not overpriced, please check all QEP Resources fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Please also confirm QEP Resources Number of Shares Shorted to check out your buy or sell decision is consistent with all fundamental data available and that the company can sustain itself next year.

QEP Resources Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

QEP Resources generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
QEP Resources has high historical volatility and very poor performance
QEP Resources has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
QEP Resources has accumulated $2.14 Billion in debt which can lead to volatile earnings
The company reported last year revenue of 1.29 B. Reported Net Loss for the year was (616.2 M) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 1.35 B.
Over 113.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: QEP Resources exotic insider transaction detected

QEP Resources current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price5.50
Target Mean Price5.89
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price12.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price3.00

QEP Resources Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.14Value At Risk6.47
Potential Upside6.81Standard Deviation4.00
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares38 M171.2 M
Dimensional Fund Advisors LpCommon Shares17.6 M79 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares15 M67.7 M
Elliott Management CorpCommon Shares11.7 M52.6 M
Alliancebernstein LpCommon Shares10.1 M45.4 M
Key Group Holdings Cayman LtdCommon Shares10 M44.8 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares8.5 M38.3 M

QEP Resources Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.15
β
Beta against DOW=0.02
σ
Overall volatility
=4.13
Ir
Information ratio =0.05

QEP Resources Volatility Alert

QEP Resources exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.15 and kurtosis of -0.77. However, we advise investors to further study QEP Resources technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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QEP Resources Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsQEP ResourcesPeer Average
Return On Equity(0.0036) (0.31) 
Return On Asset(0.0018) (0.14) 
Profit Margin(0.62) (1.27) 
Operating Margin82.45 (5.51) 
Current Valuation3.03 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding237.79 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.10 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions112.51 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted19.18 M4.71 M
Price to Earning18.16 28.72 
Price to Book0.35 9.51 
Price to Sales0.76 11.42 
Revenue1.29 B9.43 B
Gross Profit1.35 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.07 B3.9 B
Net Income(616.2 M)570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents92.4 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.39 5.01 
Total Debt2.14 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity77.40 48.70 
Current Ratio1.04 2.16 
Book Value Per Share13.56 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations179.36 M971.22 M
Short Ratio3.31 4.00 
Earnings Per Share(2.60) 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth(2.02) 4.89 
Number of Employees46518.84 K
Beta2.24-0.15
Market Capitalization982.08 M19.03 B
Total Asset8.4 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings1.98 B9.33 B
Working Capital290.2 M1.48 B
Current Asset931.8 M9.34 B
   QEP Resources exotic insider transaction detected [view details]

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