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mdu resources group inc (MDU) Snapshot

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$22.47
Previous Close
$22.46
Day High
$22.57
Day Low
$22.28
52 Week High
05/1/14 - $36.05
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $21.33
Market Cap
4.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$1.45
Shares Outstanding
194.4M
EX-Date
03/10/15
P/E TM
15.4x
Dividend
$0.73
Dividend Yield
3.20%
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mdu resources group inc (MDU) Details

MDU Resources Group, Inc. operates as a diversified natural resource company in the United States. The company’s Electric segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. As of December 31, 2013, it served approximately 134,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in 177 communities and adjacent rural areas. The company’s Natural Gas Distribution segment distributes natural gas in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming, as well as in Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington. It served approximately 876,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in 334 communities and adjacent rural areas. The company’s Pipeline and Energy Services segment provides natural gas transportation, underground storage, processing, and gathering services, as well as oil gathering, and processing facilities in the Rocky Mountain and northern Great Plains regions. This segment also provides cathodic protection and other energy-related services. Its Exploration and Production segment acquires, explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the Rocky Mountain and Mid-Continent/Gulf States regions. The company’s Construction Materials and Contracting segment mines aggregates, and markets crushed stone, sand, gravel, ready-mixed concrete, cement, asphalt, liquid asphalt, and other products. This segment also performs integrated contracting services. Its Construction Services segment constructs and maintains electric and communication lines, gas pipelines, fire suppression systems, and external lighting and traffic signalization equipment. This segment also provides utility excavation services; and electrical wiring, cabling, and mechanical services. In addition, it sells and distributes electrical materials; and manufactures and distributes specialty equipment. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Bismarck, North Dakota.

8,451 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1924

mdu resources group inc (MDU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $345.0K
Chief Executive Officer of MDU Construction S...
Total Annual Compensation: $367.1K
General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $344.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

mdu resources group inc (MDU) Key Developments

The MDU Resources Group Declares Common and Preference Dividend, Payable on April 1, 2015

The MDU Resources Group board of directors declared the company's quarterly common stock dividend to 18.25 cents per share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The board of directors also declared dividends on preferred stock as: $1.12-1/2 per share on 4.50% Series Preferred - $1.17-1/2 per share on 4.70% Series Preferred - $1.27-1/2 per share on 5.10% Series Preferred. The dividends are payable April 1, 2015, to stockholders of record March 12, 2015.

MDU Resources Group Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Production Results for the Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015; Provides Total Capital Expenditures Guidance for the Year 2016 and 2017

MDU Resources Group Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings and production results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported adjusted earnings of $67.9 million or $0.35 per share compared to $66.1 million or $0.35 per share cents per share a year ago. Operating revenues were $1,163.2 million against $1,184.4 million a year ago. Operating income was $109.6 million against $147.1 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $90.2 million against $128.5 million a year ago. Net income was $82.8 million against $91.3 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were $0.42 against $0.48 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $3.3 million against $3.0 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported adjusted earnings of $206.0 million, or 1.07 cents per share, compared to $191.5 million, or 1.01 cents per share a year ago. Book value per common share was $16.66 against $15.01 a year ago. Operating revenues were $4,670.6 million against $4,462.4 million a year ago. Operating income was $488.2 million against $492.9 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $411.2 million against $415.6 million a year ago. Net income was $294.3 million against $278.6 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were $1.53 against $1.47 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $291.2 million against $278.9 million a year ago. Net operating cash flow was $616 million against $742 million a year ago. Total capital expenditures were $844 million. For the quarter, the company reported total production of 1,872 MBOE against 2,605 MBOE a year ago. Oil production was 1,022 MBbls against 1,244 MBbls a year ago. Natural gas liquids production was 108 MBbls against 193 MBbls a year ago. Natural gas production was 4,453 MMcf against 7,006 MMcf a year ago. For the year, the company reported total production of 8,998 MBOE against 10,264 MBOE a year ago. Oil production was 4,919 MBbls against 4,815 MBbls a year ago. Natural gas liquids production was 609 MBbls against 781 MBbls a year ago. Natural gas production was 20,822 MMcf against 28,008 MMcf a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the year 2015. The company has initiated 2015 adjusted earnings per share guidance in the range of $1.05 to $1.20. Adjusted earnings per share guidance includes results from its utility, pipeline and energy services and construction businesses and excludes results for its exploration and production business. GAAP earnings per share is expected to be in the range of 80 cents to 95 cents for 2015 excluding any potential ceiling test impairments. For the year, the company expects total capital expenditures of $692 million. For the year 2016, the company expects total capital expenditures of $1,074 million. For the year 2017, the company expects total capital expenditures of $861 million.

MDU Resources Group Stops Oil Unit Sale

MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE:MDU) said it would wait until 2016 at the earliest to try and sell its North Dakota oil production division, citing low crude prices.

 

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