MDU Resources Group Company Profile (NYSE:MDU)

About MDU Resources Group

MDU Resources Group logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. is a diversified natural resource company. Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (Montana-Dakota) is a public utility division of the Company. Montana-Dakota, through the electric and natural gas distribution segments, generates, transmits and distributes electricity and distributes natural gas. Cascade Natural Gas Corporation (Cascade), which is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MDU Energy Capital, distributes natural gas. Intermountain Gas Company (Intermountain) distributes natural gas. Great Plains Natural Gas Co., distributes natural gas in western Minnesota and southeastern North Dakota. he Company's segments include electric, pipeline and energy services, exploration and production, construction materials and contracting and construction services. In March 2014, the Company announced that its subsidiary, Fidelity Exploration & Production Co, closed on the purchase of oil and natural gas production assets in Converse County Wyo.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: General Building Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MDU
  • CUSIP: 55269010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $25.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.31
  • 52-Week Range: $15.58 - $25.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.59
  • P/E Growth: 3.02
  • Market Cap: $5.01B
  • Outstanding Shares: 195,304,000
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Net Margins: -3.99%
  • Return on Equity: 8.39%
  • Return on Assets: 3.06%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.87%
  • Current Ratio: 1.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.27%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $21.38 (16.70% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/12/2016Williams CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/31/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$26.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$15.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016DA DavidsonLower Price Target$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
11/12/2015KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$25.00 -> $24.50View Rating Details
6/1/2015Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$23.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
11/4/2014Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$0.21$0.24$1.07 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.16$0.17$971.63 million$905.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.38$0.38$1.35 billion$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.17$0.15$1.08 billion$986.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.19$0.12$1.02 billion$918.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2015Q414$0.40$0.35$1.21 billion$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.45$0.44$1.36 billion$1.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q2 14$0.29$0.29$149.60 million$139.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.33$0.32$968.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2014Q114$0.41$0.48$1.12 million$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$0.46$0.49$1.25 billion$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.25$1.03 billion$1.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.23$0.30$899.30 million$931.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2013Q4 2012$0.39$0.40$1.07 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.37$0.38$1.16 billion$1.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.19$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.21$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.33$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.24$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.33$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.14 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.31 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.10$0.15$0.13
Q2 20162$0.19$0.21$0.20
Q3 20163$0.43$0.49$0.46
Q4 20163$0.26$0.31$0.29
Q1 20171$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q2 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q3 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:2.92%
Dividend Growth:-4.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-85.23% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
65.79% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
57.25% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.16%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/24/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.44$703,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.68$710,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.58$707,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.40$702,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.44$703,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.16$694,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.14$694,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.71$711,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.61$708,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$23.32$699,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Doran N SchwartzCFOBuy1,500$22.74$34,110.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Doran N SchwartzCFOBuy1,000$21.85$21,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015David L GoodinCEOBuy5,000$21.62$108,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Cynthia NorlandVPSell17,926$34.49$618,267.74View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Dennis JohnsonDirectorSell5,467$34.78$190,142.26View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Kenneth Frank MorehouseCEOSell3,000$34.79$104,370.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Paul SandnessGeneral CounselSell10,034$34.49$346,072.66View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014Douglass MahowaldTreasurerSell1,973$34.55$68,167.15View SEC Filing  
2/21/2014William ConnorsVPSell2,200$34.74$76,428.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Douglass MahowaldTreasurerSell1,770$34.92$61,808.40View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Steven BietzCEOSell10,257$34.51$353,969.07View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Dennis JohnsonDirectorSell7,700$29.00$223,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Doran N SchwartzCFOBuy3,000$24.52$73,560.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013David L GoodinCEOBuy5,000$24.40$122,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.47$764,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.27$758,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.06$751,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.03$750,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.08$752,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.32$759,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.54$766,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.27$758,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.13$753,900.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.06$751,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.38$761,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.71$771,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$25.93$777,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.65$799,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.72$801,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.99$809,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.98$809,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.95$808,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.89$806,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.69$800,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.56$796,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.38$791,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.58$797,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Thomas S EveristDirectorSell30,000$26.68$800,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Steven L BietzCEOSell10,000$26.37$263,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012David L GoodinCEOBuy5,000$19.76$98,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
DateHeadline logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU): Price Target Stands At $26.333 - (NYSE:MDU) - September 28 at 5:51 PM
News IconMDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU) added about 1 percent in ... - The Independent Republic (NYSE:MDU) - September 22 at 5:49 PM logoMDU Resources Group Shares Up 41.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - September 22 at 10:54 AM
News IconBrokerages Set MDU Resources Group PT at $21.67 (NYSE:MDU) - Petro Global News 24 (NYSE:MDU) - September 21 at 5:49 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MDU) : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:MDU) - September 21 at 10:12 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDU-US : September 19, 2016 (NYSE:MDU) - September 19 at 10:36 AM
News IconMDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU) Shares Sold by Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd. (NYSE:MDU) - September 16 at 5:53 PM logoMDU Resources : WBI Energy Moving Forward With Valley Expansion Pipeline Project in Eastern ND, Western MN (NYSE:MDU) - September 15 at 9:15 PM logoResearch Analysts Set MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU)'s Price Target At $26.333 - (NYSE:MDU) - September 15 at 4:05 PM logo32.1% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend MDU Resources Group Call (MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - September 14 at 6:12 PM logoResearch Analysts Set MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU)’s Price Target At $26.333 (NYSE:MDU) - September 14 at 6:12 PM
News IconCould MDU Resources Group Inc Increase Even More? The Stock Formed Multiple Top Pattern - Chester News (NYSE:MDU) - September 14 at 10:21 AM
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News IconStock Seeing Accelerated Sales Growth Quarter over Quarter: MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU) - Post News (NYSE:MDU) - September 7 at 9:39 AM logoWBI Energy Moving Forward With Valley Expansion Pipeline Project in Eastern ND, Western MN (NYSE:MDU) - September 7 at 9:39 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDU-US : September 5, 2016 (NYSE:MDU) - September 5 at 10:25 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Ameren Corp, MDU Resources Group and New York REIT (NYSE:MDU) - September 2 at 10:55 AM logoResearch Reports Coverage on Industrial Goods Stocks -- Summit Materials, MDU Resources, Vulcan Materials, and MasTec (NYSE:MDU) - September 1 at 9:12 AM logoUptrend Call Working As MDU Resources Group Stock Rises 33.7% (MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - August 31 at 10:58 AM
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News IconAnalysts Valuations For Two Stocks: Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG), MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:MDU) - August 26 at 5:53 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDU-US : August 26, 2016 (NYSE:MDU) - August 26 at 9:06 AM logoInsider Buying at Life Storage (LSI), Plus Prominent Insider Selling at MDU Resources (MDU) and 3 Other Companies (NYSE:MDU) - August 25 at 6:04 PM logoInsiders Selling, Short Interest Growing MDU Resources Group, Inc. Commo (NYSE:MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - August 24 at 5:55 PM
News IconCrowd Sentiment & Wall Street Views on MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU)? - Post News (NYSE:MDU) - August 23 at 6:20 PM logo33.3% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend MDU Resources Group Call (MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - August 23 at 10:31 AM logoHere’s The Growth Forecast For MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - August 22 at 10:43 AM logoWill MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) Keep up With Analyst Expectations? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:MDU) - August 21 at 5:32 PM
News IconShares Moving Lower Over the Past Month MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU) - Post News (NYSE:MDU) - August 18 at 9:13 AM logoMDU Resources : Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common and Preferred Stock (NYSE:MDU) - August 15 at 6:20 PM logoMDU Resources Group Has Returned 34.8% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (MDU) (NYSE:MDU) - August 15 at 6:20 PM logoMDU Resources Group (MDU) Director to Sell 300K Shares (NYSE:MDU) - August 11 at 6:29 PM logoMDU Resources Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common and Preferred Stock (NYSE:MDU) - August 11 at 6:29 PM logoMDU RESOURCES GROUP INC Financials (NYSE:MDU) - August 11 at 6:29 PM logoMDU Resources Group (MDU) Director to Sell 300K Shares - (NYSE:MDU) - August 11 at 9:18 AM logoMDU Resources Announces Director’s Intent to Sell Stock (NYSE:MDU) - August 10 at 6:33 PM logoBoise Cascade, L.L.C. (NYSE:BCC) , MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU): Most Recent Analysts Ratings Report - Street Updates (NYSE:MDU) - August 9 at 9:16 AM logoOverview of Analysts Suggestions: Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT ... - Street Updates (NYSE:MDU) - August 5 at 6:17 PM logoMDU Resources Group (MDU) David L. Goodin on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:MDU) - August 5 at 6:17 PM logoMDU RESOURCES GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:MDU) - August 5 at 6:17 PM logoEdited Transcript of MDU earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:MDU) - August 4 at 9:18 AM logoMDU Resources (MDU) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Gives '16 View (NYSE:MDU) - August 4 at 9:18 AM
News IconMitchell and Worth counties talk options for natural gas line (NYSE:MDU) - August 3 at 6:30 PM logoBRIEF-MDU Resources Q2 earnings from continuing operations of $0.24/shr (NYSE:MDU) - August 3 at 6:30 PM


MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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