Owners of MDU Resources Group (NYSE: MDU) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $26.50 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for MDU Resources Group has been 615,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MDU Resources Group has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 24.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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. The company has a P/E ratio of 2639.00. TheStreet Ratings rates MDU Resources Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full MDU Resources Group Ratings Report now.
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