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: $25.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.17
  • 52-Week Range: $15.58 - $25.79
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.41
  • P/E Growth: 2.93
  • Market Cap: $4.97B
  • Outstanding Shares: 195,304,000
  • Beta: 0.81
  • 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 (15.95% 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 10/28/2014 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:2.95%
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: 63.56%
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)


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