MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU): Price and Financial Metrics

MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU): $31.55

0.10 (+0.32%)

POWR Rating

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  • MDU scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 67.93% of US stocks.
  • MDU's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • MDU's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 20.81% of US stocks).

MDU Stock Summary

  • MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.48% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.53% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MDU is more volatile than just 9.61% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC, a group of peers worth examining would be NOMD, NFG, CUZ, ALE, and FPAY.
  • MDU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC's official web site, go to

MDU Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, MDU's price/sales ratio is 50% lower, now standing at 1.
  • Over the past 243 months, MDU's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MDU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MDU 2022-11-25 1.0 1.8 19.0 18.1
MDU 2022-11-23 1.0 1.8 18.8 18.0
MDU 2022-11-22 1.0 1.8 18.8 18.0
MDU 2022-11-21 0.9 1.8 18.5 17.8
MDU 2022-11-18 0.9 1.8 18.4 17.8
MDU 2022-11-17 0.9 1.7 18.1 17.5

MDU Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 26.32%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 401.44%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 11.92%.
MDU's revenue has moved up $2,428,983,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows MDU's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 6,557.811 414.9 336.935
2022-06-30 6,166.618 430.416 328.24
2022-03-31 5,869.354 512.567 357.763
2021-12-31 5,680.733 495.777 378.131
2021-09-30 5,622.767 652.417 403.891
2021-06-30 5,624.043 689.783 417.693

MDU's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MDU has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 64.11% of graded US stocks.
  • MDU's asset turnover comes in at 0.691 -- ranking 3rd of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • TRQ, NGD, and IPI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MDU.

The table below shows MDU's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.691 0.192 0.068
2021-03-31 0.692 0.194 0.070
2020-12-31 0.693 0.189 0.066
2020-09-30 0.700 0.186 0.063
2020-06-30 0.706 0.182 0.062
2020-03-31 0.706 0.174 0.056

MDU Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MDU, see our MDU price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $36.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

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MDU Price/Volume Stats

Current price $31.55 52-week high $32.19
Prev. close $31.45 52-week low $24.92
Day low $31.10 Volume 958,400
Day high $31.79 Avg. volume 1,336,515
50-day MA $29.03 Dividend yield 2.76%
200-day MA $27.94 Market Cap 6.42B

MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU) Company Bio

MDU Resources Group provides value-added natural resource products and related services that are essential to energy and transportation infrastructure, including regulated utilities and pipelines, construction materials and services, and exploration and production. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Below are the latest news stories about MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MDU as an investment opportunity.

MDU Resources (MDU) 5-Year Capex to Focus on Infrastructure

MDU Resources (MDU) announces a five-year capital expenditure plan, which is set to further strengthen the electric & gas delivery and construction materials and services businesses.

Yahoo | November 25, 2022

MDU Resources Announces Five-Year Capital Investment Plan

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) today announced its plans to make capital investments totaling $3.5 billion over the five-year period from 2023 to 2027.

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

MDU Resources (MDU) Offers Investors 2.3% Higher Dividend

MDU Resources (MDU) continues to reward its shareholders with annual dividend hikes. Strong demand and expanding operations will allow MDU's management to approve dividend hikes in the future.

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.2225

The board of MDU Resources Group, Inc. ( NYSE:MDU ) has announced that the dividend on 1st of January will be increased...

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

MDU Resources Appoints German Carmona Alvarez to Board of Directors

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) today announced that German Carmona Alvarez has been appointed to the company's board of directors.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

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MDU Price Returns

1-mo 10.62%
3-mo 6.12%
6-mo 16.32%
1-year 15.76%
3-year 17.87%
5-year 31.09%
YTD 4.75%
2021 20.38%
2020 -8.31%
2019 28.44%
2018 -8.63%
2017 -3.87%

MDU Dividends

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