MDU Resources Group, Inc. engages in the regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the United States. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has MDU Resources Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MDU is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MDU's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Integrated Utilities
1 Year Return
US Integrated Utilities
Return vs Industry: MDU exceeded the US Integrated Utilities industry which returned 5.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MDU underperformed the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is MDU Resources Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StThose who invested in MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) a year ago are up 32%
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StMDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWe Think MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt
Is MDU Resources Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MDU ($29.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($58.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MDU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MDU is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (20.7x).
PE vs Market: MDU is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.5x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MDU is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MDU's PB Ratio (1.9x) is in line with the US Integrated Utilities industry average.
How is MDU Resources Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MDU's forecast earnings growth (7.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MDU's earnings (7.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MDU's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MDU's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MDU's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MDU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.8%).
How has MDU Resources Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MDU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MDU's current net profit margins (7.4%) are higher than last year (6.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MDU's earnings have grown by 13% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MDU's earnings growth over the past year (17.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (13% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MDU earnings growth over the past year (17.2%) exceeded the Integrated Utilities industry 10.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MDU's Return on Equity (13%) is considered low.
How is MDU Resources Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MDU's short term assets ($1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($944.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: MDU's short term assets ($1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MDU's debt to equity ratio (74.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MDU's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 88.8% to 74.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MDU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.9%).
Interest Coverage: MDU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.2x coverage).
What is MDU Resources Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MDU's dividend (2.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).
High Dividend: MDU's dividend (2.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MDU's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MDU's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.6%), MDU's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MDU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dave Goodin (59 yo)
Mr. David L. Goodin, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of MDU Resources Group Inc. since January 4, 2013. Mr. Goodin served as the Chief Executive Officer and President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD6.42M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.44M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MDU's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MDU's board of directors are considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
MDU Resources Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: MDU Resources Group, Inc.
- Ticker: MDU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$6.067b
- Shares outstanding: 202.43m
- Website: https://www.mdu.com
Number of Employees
- MDU Resources Group, Inc.
- 1200 West Century Avenue
- PO Box 5650
- North Dakota
- United States
MDU Resources Group, Inc. engages in the regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the United States. The company’s Electric segment generates, transmits, and distrib...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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