QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 21, 2013

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QEP Resources, Inc. ( QEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 11th quarter that QEP has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of QEP was $29.89, representing a -16.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.61 and a 22.78% increase over the 52 week low of $24.35.

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 $.85. Zacks Investment Research reports QEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -30.75%, compared to an industry average of -4%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to QEP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have QEP as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of 16.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of QEP at 4.48%.



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: CSD , PTR , QEP , TOT

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