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QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014

QEP Resources, Inc. ( QEP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased QEP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that QEP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.08, the dividend yield is .23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of QEP was $34.08, representing a -2.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.03 and a 31.43% increase over the 52 week low of $25.93.

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 -$.37. Zacks Investment Research reports QEP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.1%, compared to an industry average of 15.6%.

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 RYE with an increase of 8.51% over the last 100 days. FCG has the highest percent weighting of QEP at 3.98%.

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


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

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