Jana raises active stake in QEP, says will to discuss changes

|About: QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP)|By:, SA News Editor

QEP Resources (QEP+2.7% premarket after Jana Partners discloses a 9.5% active stake, up from a previously reported 7.6% stake, via a 13D filing out last night.

Jana says it will continue to have discussions with QEP regarding ways to maximize shareholder value, including the manner of separating QEPFS from QEP, board and management composition, capital allocation policy, incentive compensation structure, strategy and future plans.