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

MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU): $30.48

0.12 (+0.40%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where MDU ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 83.58% of US stocks.
  • MDU's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • MDU's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 38.35% of US stocks).

MDU Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 440.46, MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 93.22% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MDU is more volatile than just 3.88% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MDU RESOURCES GROUP INC are NOMD, UTL, ALE, PAC, and SWX.
  • 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 55.56% lower, now standing at 0.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, MDU's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MDU.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MDU 2023-03-17 0.8 1.6 16.1 15.5
MDU 2023-03-16 0.9 1.7 16.4 15.7
MDU 2023-03-15 0.9 1.7 16.3 15.7
MDU 2023-03-14 0.9 1.7 16.6 15.9
MDU 2023-03-13 0.9 1.7 16.3 15.7
MDU 2023-03-10 0.9 1.7 16.5 15.8

MDU Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -17.33%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 129.68%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 129.68%.
MDU's revenue has moved up $2,351,273,000 over the prior 67 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 $30.48 52-week high $32.53
Prev. close $30.36 52-week low $24.92
Day low $30.23 Volume 838,800
Day high $30.62 Avg. volume 927,223
50-day MA $30.58 Dividend yield 2.95%
200-day MA $29.55 Market Cap 6.21B

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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MDU Price Returns

1-mo -2.45%
3-mo 1.18%
6-mo 9.31%
1-year 17.15%
3-year 62.23%
5-year 27.39%
YTD 1.18%
2022 1.46%
2021 20.38%
2020 -8.31%
2019 28.44%
2018 -8.63%

MDU Dividends

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