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

MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU): $27.15

0.27 (+1.00%)

POWR Rating

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  • MDU scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 71.45% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MDU is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MDU's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 39.26% of US stocks).

MDU Stock Summary

  • MDU's went public 34.42 years ago, making it older than 90.62% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Mdu Resources Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Mdu Resources Group Inc is higher than it is for about 83.46% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mdu Resources Group Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be DRH, CUZ, CPE, SBRA, and HR.
  • MDU's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Mdu Resources Group Inc's official web site, go to

MDU Valuation Summary

  • MDU's price/sales ratio is 1.2; this is 25% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MDU's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, MDU's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 6.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MDU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MDU 2021-09-03 1.2 2.0 15.6 14.9
MDU 2021-09-02 1.2 2.1 15.8 15.0
MDU 2021-09-01 1.2 2.1 15.7 14.9
MDU 2021-08-31 1.2 2.0 15.6 14.9
MDU 2021-08-30 1.2 2.0 15.6 14.8
MDU 2021-08-27 1.2 2.0 15.7 14.9

MDU Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 26.89%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 98.29%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -33.13%.
MDU's revenue has moved up $154,930,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2021-03-31 5,563.314 784.704 417.206
2020-12-31 5,532.75 768.374 390.205
2020-09-30 5,525.803 820.944 372.976

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 $27.15 52-week high $34.17
Prev. close $26.88 52-week low $24.92
Day low $27.01 Volume 800,500
Day high $27.37 Avg. volume 1,592,195
50-day MA $26.46 Dividend yield 3.24%
200-day MA $28.79 Market Cap 5.52B

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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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.22

The board of MDU Resources Group, Inc. ( NYSE:MDU ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.22 per share on...

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

MDU Resources Group, Inc. declares $0.2175 dividend

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) declares $0.2175/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 3.16% Payable April 1; for shareholders of record March 10; ex-div March 9....

Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

MDU Resources Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

BISMARCK, N.D., Feb. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MDU Resources Group, Inc.''s (NYSE: MDU) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend on the company''s common stock of 21.75 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable April 1 to stockholders of…

PR Newswire | February 17, 2022

MDU Resources Group, Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

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Seeking Alpha | February 11, 2022

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MDU Price Returns

1-mo 3.15%
3-mo 0.99%
6-mo -2.44%
1-year -17.15%
3-year 17.09%
5-year 15.62%
YTD -11.22%
2021 20.38%
2020 -8.31%
2019 28.44%
2018 -8.63%
2017 -3.87%

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