MDU Resources Group Company Profile (NYSE:MDU)

About MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)

MDU Resources Group logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. is engaged in regulated energy delivery and construction materials and services business. The Company's businesses segments are electric, natural gas distribution, pipeline and midstream, construction materials and contracting, and construction services. The electric segment generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The natural gas distribution segment distributes natural gas. The pipeline and midstream segment provides natural gas transportation, underground storage, processing and gathering services, as well as oil gathering. The construction materials and contracting segment mines aggregates and markets crushed stone, sand, gravel and related construction materials, including ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, liquid asphalt and other value-added products. The construction services segment provides utility construction services in constructing and maintaining electric and communication lines, and external lighting and traffic signalization.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Multiline Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:MDU
  • CUSIP: 55269010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.27 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 195,304,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $26.59
  • 52 Week Range: $24.71 - $29.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.29
  • P/E Growth: 3.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.23 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Book Value: $11.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.77
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBITDA: $617.43 million
  • Net Margins: 5.37%
  • Return on Equity: 10.24%
  • Return on Assets: 3.76%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.73%
  • Current Ratio: 1.46%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.10%
  • Average Volume: 691,227 shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 3.64

Frequently Asked Questions for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of $0.1925 per share on Sunday, October 1st. This represents a $0.77 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 13th. View MDU Resources Group's Dividend History.

How were MDU Resources Group's earnings last quarter?

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 billion. MDU Resources Group had a return on equity of 10.24% and a net margin of 5.37%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 earnings per share. View MDU Resources Group's Earnings History.

When will MDU Resources Group make its next earnings announcement?

MDU Resources Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for MDU Resources Group.

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

MDU Resources Group updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-1.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.22.

Where is MDU Resources Group's stock going? Where will MDU Resources Group's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for MDU Resources Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate MDU Resources Group's share price to reach $32.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for MDU Resources Group.

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:

  • Harry Jonathan Pearce, Chairman of the Board
  • David L. Goodin, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jason L. Vollmer, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer
  • David C. Barney, President and Chief Executive Officer - Construction Materials & Contracting Segment
  • Nicole A. Kivisto, President and Chief Executive Officer of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Great Plains Natural Gas Co., Cascade Natural Gas Corporation, and Intermountain Gas Company
  • Jeff S. Thiede, President, Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction Services Group
  • Dennis L. Haider, Executive Vice President - Business Development
  • Stephanie A. Barth, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller
  • Margaret A. Link, Chief Information Officer
  • Daniel S. Kuntz, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Who owns MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU Resources Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own MDU Resources Group stock include David L Goodin, Patricia L Moss and Thomas S Everist. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MDU Resources Group.

Who bought MDU Resources Group stock? Who is buying MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU Resources Group's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for MDU Resources Group.

How do I buy MDU Resources Group stock?

Shares of MDU Resources Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Resources Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.98.

MarketBeat Community Rating for MDU Resources Group (NYSE MDU)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  108 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  153 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  261
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MDU Resources Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $32.00 (18.61% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Price Target History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Analysts' Ratings History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$28.00LowView Rating Details
2/13/2017ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/12/2016Williams CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Earnings by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Earnings History by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE MDU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.46N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.25$0.22$1.10 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.18$921.39 million$937.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q416$0.28$0.33$1.13 billion$1.02 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.43$0.45$1.29 billion$1.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.21$0.24$1.07 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.13$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$0.32$0.30$977.03 million$1.04 billionViewN/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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.33
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.62
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.18$0.20$0.19
Q2 20173$0.25$0.30$0.28
Q3 20172$0.52$0.56$0.54
Q4 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q1 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20181$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q3 20181$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q4 20181$0.42$0.42$0.42
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Most Recent Dividend:10/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.77
Dividend Yield:2.85%
Dividend Growth:13.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:66.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.64% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.89% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.95%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.59%
Insider Trades by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/11/2017David L GoodinCEOBuy5,000$25.57$127,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Patricia L MossDirectorSell4,050$28.30$114,615.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
Latest Headlines for MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU)
DateHeadline logoHead-To-Head Survey: Sempra Energy (SRE) and MDU Resources Group (MDU) - October 16 at 4:34 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Sempra Energy (SRE) and MDU Resources Group (MDU) - October 15 at 8:28 PM logoMDU Resources Names Hastings CEO of Pipeline Business - PR Newswire (press release) - October 11 at 3:23 PM logoMDU Resources Names Hastings CEO of Pipeline Business - October 10 at 8:12 PM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: MDU Resources Group (MDU) and Its Competitors - October 8 at 2:24 PM logoAmeren Corporation (AEE) vs. MDU Resources Group (MDU) Financial Contrast - October 7 at 4:10 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDU-US : October 4, 2017 - October 6 at 10:22 AM logoMDU Resources Announces Webcast of Analyst Conference Call - October 6 at 10:22 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. : MDU-US: Dividend Analysis : September 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 3, 2017 - October 4 at 7:17 AM logoComparing MDU Resources Group (MDU) & The Competition - October 2 at 10:30 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 26 at 2:44 AM logoPro-Trader Daily: Featured Company News - Ferrellgas Appoints Doran Schwartz as its New Chief Financial Officer - September 25 at 8:25 AM logoComparing MDU Resources Group (MDU) and Its Competitors - September 25 at 6:32 AM logoNiSource (NI) vs. MDU Resources Group (MDU) Head-To-Head Contrast - September 24 at 10:20 AM logoMDU Resources (MDU) Presents At 16th Annual Engineering and Construction Conference - Slideshow - September 23 at 8:08 PM logoFerrellgas hires former Fortune 500 CFO Doran Schwartz - Kansas ... - Kansas City Business Journal - September 23 at 8:07 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MDU-US : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 8:07 AM logoETFs with exposure to MDU Resources Group, Inc. : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 8:07 AM logoFerrellgas hires former Fortune 500 CFO - September 23 at 8:07 AM logoMDU Resources Group (MDU) & Its Peers Head to Head Comparison - September 23 at 2:26 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.52 Per Share - September 22 at 10:26 AM logoFerrellgas Appoints New Chief Financial Officer - September 22 at 8:21 AM logoMDU Resources names Jason Vollmer to CFO position, Stephanie Barth to CAO - PR Newswire (press release) - September 22 at 5:04 AM logoMDU Resources names Jason Vollmer to CFO position, Stephanie Barth to CAO - September 22 at 5:04 AM logoNiSource (NI) & MDU Resources Group (MDU) Critical Review - September 19 at 4:14 AM logoFour Utility Buys In A High-Priced Sector - Forbes - September 18 at 9:14 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 13, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 13 at 6:26 AM logoCritical Analysis: Black Hills Corporation (BKH) and MDU Resources Group (MDU) - September 12 at 2:50 PM logoMDU Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average - September 2 at 6:11 AM logoKeyCorp Reiterates "Buy" Rating for MDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) - September 1 at 5:54 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 1 at 10:34 AM logoETFs with exposure to MDU Resources Group, Inc. : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 4:03 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. :MDU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017 - August 28 at 3:21 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MDU) : August 25, 2017 - August 26 at 7:03 AM logoAnalyzing CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) & MDU Resources Group (MDU) - August 25 at 10:30 AM logoMDU Resources Group (MDU) and Empire District Electric (EDE) Head-To-Head Review - August 24 at 8:38 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - August 19 at 5:16 AM logoMDU Resources Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock - PR Newswire (press release) - August 19 at 12:14 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MDU-US : August 17, 2017 - August 18 at 6:38 AM logoMDU Resources declares $0.1925 dividend - August 17 at 1:35 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 (MDU) - August 17 at 1:06 PM logoTop Buys by Directors: Goodin's $127.9K Bet on MDU - Nasdaq - August 17 at 2:27 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about MDU Resources Group Inc. - August 16 at 6:08 AM logoDavid L. Goodin Buys 5,000 Shares of MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) Stock - August 14 at 1:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to MDU Resources Group, Inc. : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 11:29 PM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.56 Per Share, Williams Capital Forecasts (MDU) - August 7 at 7:40 AM logoMDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 6 at 7:10 AM logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for MDU Resources Group, Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (NYSE:MDU) - August 4 at 3:48 PM logoFinancial Survey: MDU Resources Group (MDU) versus Empire District Electric (EDE) - August 3 at 10:26 PM logoMDU Resources (MDU) Misses on Q2 Earnings, Revenues Beat - August 3 at 4:48 AM



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