NYSE:MDU - MDU Resources Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$28.86 +0.17 (+0.59 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 07:37 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.86
Today's Range$28.52 - $28.8850
52-Week Range$24.29 - $29.62
Volume681,728 shs
Average Volume784,265 shs
Market Capitalization$5.59 billion
P/E Ratio23.09
Dividend Yield2.81%
MDU Resources Group logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. engages in regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the United States. The company operates through five segments: Electric, Natural Gas Distribution, Pipeline and Midstream, Construction Materials and Contracting, and Construction Services. The Electric segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. As of December 31, 2017, it served 142,901 residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in 178 communities and adjacent rural areas. The Natural Gas Distribution segment distributes natural gas in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming, as well as Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington; and offers related value-added services. It served approximately 938,867 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in 335 communities and adjacent rural areas. The Pipeline and Midstream segment provides natural gas transportation, underground storage, and gathering services primarily in the Rocky Mountain and northern Great Plains regions. It also provides cathodic protection and other energy-related services. The Construction Materials and Contracting segment mines, processes, and sells construction aggregates; produces and sells asphalt mix; and supplies ready-mixed concrete in the central, southern, and western United States, as well as Alaska and Hawaii. The Construction Services segment designs, constructs, and maintains overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission lines, substations, external lighting, traffic signalization, and gas pipelines; electrical and communication wiring and infrastructure, and fire suppression systems; and renewable energy projects. It also offers utility excavation, and mechanical piping and services; and manufactures and distributes transmission line construction equipment and other supplies. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71
Current Ratio1.39
Quick Ratio1.05


Trailing P/E Ratio23.09
Forward P/E Ratio20.91
P/E Growth3.17

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.44 billion
Price / Sales1.27
Cash Flow$2.3463 per share
Price / Cash12.30
Book Value$12.44 per share
Price / Book2.32


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.25
Net Income$281.20 million
Net Margins6.45%
Return on Equity10.40%
Return on Assets3.93%


Outstanding Shares196,020,000
Market Cap$5.59 billion

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is MDU Resources Group's stock symbol?

MDU Resources Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MDU."

How often does MDU Resources Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MDU Resources Group?

MDU Resources Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 13th will be given a dividend of $0.1975 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $0.79 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.74%. View MDU Resources Group's Dividend History.

How were MDU Resources Group's earnings last quarter?

MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.28 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.06 billion for the quarter. MDU Resources Group had a net margin of 6.45% and a return on equity of 10.40%. View MDU Resources Group's Earnings History.

When is MDU Resources Group's next earnings date?

MDU Resources Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MDU Resources Group.

What guidance has MDU Resources Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

MDU Resources Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.25-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.39.

What price target have analysts set for MDU?

2 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for MDU Resources Group's stock. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect MDU Resources Group's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MDU Resources Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MDU Resources Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MDU Resources Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for MDU Resources Group.

Are investors shorting MDU Resources Group?

MDU Resources Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,247,483 shares, an increase of 45.9% from the June 29th total of 854,791 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 669,294 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.7% of the company's stock are sold short. View MDU Resources Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of MDU Resources Group's key competitors?

Who are MDU Resources Group's key executives?

MDU Resources Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David L. Goodin, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jason L. Vollmer, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 41)
  • Ms. Nicole A. Kivisto, CEO & Pres of Cascade Natural Gas Corp, Great Plains Natural Gas Co & Intermountain Gas Co. (Age 45)
  • Mr. David C. Barney, Pres & CEO of Knife River Corp. (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Thiede, president & CEO of MDU Construction Services Group, Inc (Age 56)

Has MDU Resources Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MDU stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. MDU Resources Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.39 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for MDU Resources Group.

Who are MDU Resources Group's major shareholders?

MDU Resources Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.87%), Parnassus Investments CA (8.12%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.06%), US Bancorp DE (1.06%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.88%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.84%). Company insiders that own MDU Resources Group stock include David L Goodin, Patricia L Moss, Stephanie A Barth and Thomas S Everist. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MDU Resources Group.

Which institutional investors are selling MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Davidson Investment Advisors, Citadel Advisors LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MDU Resources Group.

Which institutional investors are buying MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought MDU Resources Group stock in the last two years include David L Goodin and Stephanie A Barth. View Insider Buying and Selling for MDU Resources Group.

How do I buy shares of MDU Resources Group?

Shares of MDU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is MDU Resources Group's stock price today?

One share of MDU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.86.

How big of a company is MDU Resources Group?

MDU Resources Group has a market capitalization of $5.59 billion and generates $4.44 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $281.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.25 on an earnings per share basis. MDU Resources Group employs 10,140 workers across the globe.

How can I contact MDU Resources Group?

MDU Resources Group's mailing address is 1200 WEST CENTURY AVENUE P.O. Box 5650, BISMARCK ND, 58506. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 701-530-1000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for MDU Resources Group (NYSE MDU)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  376
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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