QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16, 2013


QEP Resources, Inc. ( QEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that QEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.1, the dividend yield is .27%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QEP was $29.1, representing a -13.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.50 and a 11.97% increase over the 52 week low of $25.99.

QEP is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as PetroChina Company Limited ( PTR ) and TotalFinaElf, S.A. ( TOT ). QEP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports QEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.12%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QEP Dividend History page.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: PTR , QEP , TOT

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