NYSE:MDU

MDU Resources Group Competitors

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MA: $30.91
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Volume835,103 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.61 billion
P/E Ratio17.66
Dividend Yield2.63%
Beta0.71

Competitors

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Vs. D, SRE, PEG, WEC, DTE, and ED

Should you be buying MDU stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to MDU Resources Group, including Dominion Energy (D), Sempra Energy (SRE), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), DTE Energy (DTE), and Consolidated Edison (ED).

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) and MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Dominion Energy and MDU Resources Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dominion Energy0.10%12.19%3.40%
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dominion Energy and MDU Resources Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dominion Energy$16.57 billion3.84$1.36 billion$4.2418.61
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44

Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. Dominion Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MDU Resources Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.1% of Dominion Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Dominion Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Dominion Energy and MDU Resources Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dominion Energy041002.71
MDU Resources Group02102.33

Dominion Energy presently has a consensus price target of $83.2308, indicating a potential upside of 5.50%. MDU Resources Group has a consensus price target of $28.3333, indicating a potential downside of 13.75%. Given Dominion Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Dividends

Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Dominion Energy pays out 59.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Dominion Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MDU Resources Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk and Volatility

Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its stock price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) and Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sempra Energy pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sempra Energy has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years. Sempra Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for MDU Resources Group and Sempra Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MDU Resources Group02102.33
Sempra Energy06602.50

MDU Resources Group currently has a consensus price target of $28.3333, indicating a potential downside of 13.75%. Sempra Energy has a consensus price target of $144.5455, indicating a potential upside of 4.64%. Given Sempra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Profitability

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Sempra Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%
Sempra Energy34.85%11.02%3.40%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.8% of Sempra Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Sempra Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Sempra Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44
Sempra Energy$10.83 billion3.86$2.20 billion$6.7820.37

Sempra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. MDU Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sempra Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Sempra Energy beats MDU Resources Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) and Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Public Service Enterprise Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Public Service Enterprise Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MDU Resources Group and Public Service Enterprise Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion3.18$1.69 billion$3.2819.31

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. Public Service Enterprise Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MDU Resources Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for MDU Resources Group and Public Service Enterprise Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MDU Resources Group02102.33
Public Service Enterprise Group03702.70

MDU Resources Group currently has a consensus target price of $28.3333, indicating a potential downside of 13.75%. Public Service Enterprise Group has a consensus target price of $64.1111, indicating a potential upside of 1.20%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats MDU Resources Group on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MDU Resources Group and WEC Energy Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion4.07$1.14 billion$3.5827.08

WEC Energy Group has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. MDU Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares MDU Resources Group and WEC Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%

Dividends

MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MDU Resources Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for MDU Resources Group and WEC Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MDU Resources Group02102.33
WEC Energy Group34402.09

MDU Resources Group currently has a consensus target price of $28.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 13.75%. WEC Energy Group has a consensus target price of $93.8182, suggesting a potential downside of 3.24%. Given WEC Energy Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Risk and Volatility

MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats MDU Resources Group on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) and MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for DTE Energy and MDU Resources Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
DTE Energy05902.64
MDU Resources Group02102.33

DTE Energy presently has a consensus target price of $132.50, suggesting a potential downside of 5.81%. MDU Resources Group has a consensus target price of $28.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 13.75%. Given DTE Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe DTE Energy is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Volatility and Risk

DTE Energy has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares DTE Energy and MDU Resources Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DTE Energy$12.67 billion2.15$1.17 billion$6.3022.33
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44

DTE Energy has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. MDU Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DTE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

DTE Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. DTE Energy pays out 68.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. DTE Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares DTE Energy and MDU Resources Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DTE Energy11.30%11.43%3.18%
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.6% of DTE Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of DTE Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

DTE Energy beats MDU Resources Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Consolidated Edison and MDU Resources Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion2.13$1.34 billion$4.3717.90
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than MDU Resources Group. Consolidated Edison is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than MDU Resources Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Consolidated Edison and MDU Resources Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison56101.67
MDU Resources Group02102.33

Consolidated Edison currently has a consensus target price of $75.00, indicating a potential downside of 4.10%. MDU Resources Group has a consensus target price of $28.3333, indicating a potential downside of 13.75%. Given Consolidated Edison's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Consolidated Edison is more favorable than MDU Resources Group.

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Consolidated Edison has increased its dividend for 47 consecutive years and MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and MDU Resources Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%

Volatility & Risk

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, meaning that its stock price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Consolidated Edison beats MDU Resources Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


MDU Resources Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Dominion Energy logo
D
Dominion Energy
1.9$78.89+0.7%$63.59 billion$16.57 billion-3,944.50
Sempra Energy logo
SRE
Sempra Energy
2.3$138.14+0.4%$41.82 billion$10.83 billion10.71Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
1.8$63.35+1.5%$32.00 billion$10.08 billion16.80Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.5$96.96+1.1%$30.58 billion$7.52 billion26.21Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DTE Energy logo
DTE
DTE Energy
2.1$140.68+0.9%$27.25 billion$12.67 billion19.93Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.4$78.21+1.3%$26.80 billion$12.57 billion19.36Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.3$11.58+2.5%$22.98 billion$17.13 billion-1.16High Trading Volume
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.0$84.24+0.8%$21.52 billion$5.91 billion24.63Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$64.08+1.1%$18.55 billion$6.85 billion23.91Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CenterPoint Energy logo
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
1.7$24.06+0.0%$13.27 billion$12.30 billion-12.34Analyst Report
News Coverage
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
1.6$25.62+0.2%$10.04 billion$5.21 billion-32.43Analyst Downgrade
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.4$47.24+1.0%$3.27 billion$1.35 billion26.10Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.0$70.59+0.5%$50.26 million$1.73 billion19.88
This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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