One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Friday November 21 was QEP Resources (QEP) as the company’s stock climbed 2.51% to $25.33 on volume of 4.3 million shares.
The stock opened at $25.14 and saw an intraday low of $25.06 and an intraday high of $25.61. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $0.62. The stock’s average daily volume of 2.92 million and 180.15 million shares outstanding. QEP Resources now has a 50-day SMA is $26.54 and 200-day SMA is $30.59, and it has a 52-week high of $35.905 and a 52-week low of $20.
QEP Resources Inc is a natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company. It is a holding company with three lines of businesses: gas and oil exploration and production, midstream field services, and energy marketing.
Based out of Denver, CO, QEP Resources has 1001 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $4.56 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 66.8. Its P/S ratio is 1.29, P/B ratio is 1.3, and P/FCF ratio is -3.5.
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