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

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$26.10 -0.48 (-1.81 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 07:39 AM ET)
Previous Close$26.58
Today's Range$26.06 - $26.9144
52-Week Range$24.29 - $29.62
Volume960,436 shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.21 billion
P/E Ratio20.88
Dividend Yield2.97%
MDU 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
Current SymbolNYSE:MDU
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio1.67
Quick Ratio1.30


Trailing P/E Ratio20.88
Forward P/E Ratio19.05
P/E Growth2.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.44 billion
Price / Sales1.15
Cash Flow$2.2775 per share
Price / Cash11.46
Book Value$12.86 per share
Price / Book2.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.25
Net Income$281.20 million
Net Margins6.88%
Return on Equity10.95%
Return on Assets4.15%


Outstanding Shares196,020,000
Market Cap$5.21 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, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.2025 per share on Tuesday, January 1st. This represents a $0.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 12th. This is a positive change from MDU Resources Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View MDU Resources Group's Dividend History.

How were MDU Resources Group's earnings last quarter?

MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter. MDU Resources Group had a return on equity of 10.95% and a net margin of 6.88%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. 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 Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MDU Resources Group.

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

MDU Resources Group issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.30-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.39.

What price target have analysts set for MDU?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for MDU Resources Group's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect MDU Resources Group's stock price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% 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.

Has MDU Resources Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about MDU stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MDU Resources Group earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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)

Who are MDU Resources Group's major shareholders?

MDU Resources Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.01%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.81%), Prudential Financial Inc. (1.22%), US Bancorp DE (1.05%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.91%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.88%). Company insiders that own MDU Resources Group stock include David L Goodin, Patricia L Moss and Stephanie A Barth. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MDU Resources Group.

Which major investors are selling MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Quadrant L P CA, Martingale Asset Management L P, Hsbc Holdings PLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Morgan Stanley and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MDU Resources Group.

Which major investors are buying MDU Resources Group stock?

MDU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $26.10.

How big of a company is MDU Resources Group?

MDU Resources Group has a market capitalization of $5.21 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.

What is MDU Resources Group's official website?

The official website for MDU Resources Group is http://www.mdu.com.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  414
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MDU Resources Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MDU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MDU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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