QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 15, 2013

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QEP Resources, Inc. ( QEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased QEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that QEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $32.51, the dividend yield is .25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QEP was $32.51, representing a -5.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.24 and a 25.09% 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 $1.05. Zacks Investment Research reports QEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.92%, compared to an industry average of 7.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the QEP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund ( FCG )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF ( RYE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FCG with an increase of 21.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of QEP at 4.28%.



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: FCG , PTR , QEP , RYE , TOT

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