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Market Price

22.21 

-0.99 -4.3%

as of Dec 17 '18

52 Week Range:

20.04 25.23


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General Info

MDU Resources Group, Inc. engages in regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the United States. The company operates through five segments: Electric, Natural Gas Distribution, Pipeline and Midstream, Construction Materials and Contracting, and Construction Services. The Electric segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. As of December 31, 2017, it served 142,901 residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in 178 communities and adjacent rural areas. The Natural Gas Distribution segment distributes natural gas in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming, as well as Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington; and offers related value-added services. It served approximately 938,867 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in 335 communities and adjacent rural areas. The Pipeline and Midstream segment provides natural gas transportation, underground storage, and gathering services primarily in the Rocky Mountain and northern Great Plains regions. It also provides cathodic protection and other energy-related services. The Construction Materials and Contracting segment mines, processes, and sells construction aggregates; produces and sells asphalt mix; and supplies ready-mixed concrete in the central, southern, and western United States, as well as Alaska and Hawaii. The Construction Services segment designs, constructs, and maintains overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission lines, substations, external lighting, traffic signalization, and gas pipelines; electrical and communication wiring and infrastructure, and fire suppression systems; and renewable energy projects. It also offers utility excavation, and mechanical piping and services; and manufactures and distributes transmission line construction equipment and other supplies. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
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Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 9.13
10.70
9.28
10.63
11.35
10.91
10.44
13.00
11.07
10.99
10.10
growth rate 17.2% -13.3% 14.6% 6.8% -3.9% -4.3% 24.5% -14.9% -0.7% -8.1%
Earnings BIT 483.59
342.91
-170.52
284.92
261.35
-35.34
323.06
327.18
336.88
411.43
428.71
growth rate -29.1% -100.0% 100.0% -8.3% -100.0% 100.0% 1.3% 3.0% 22.1% 4.2%
Avg.PE 15.90
12.85
-16.10
15.60
18.08
30.96
20.66
11.30
11.30
77.80
15.38
growth rate -19.2% -100.0% 100.0% 15.9% 71.2% -33.3% -45.3% 0.0% 588.5% -80.2%
ROA 8.22
4.81
-1.97
3.90
3.30
-0.02
4.05
4.00
-8.63
0.99
4.44
growth rate -41.5% -100.0% 100.0% -15.4% -100.0% 100.0% -1.2% -100.0% 100.0% 348.5%
ROE 18.49
11.14
-4.68
9.17
7.81
-0.05
10.23
10.04
-22.66
2.72
11.86
growth rate -39.8% -100.0% 100.0% -14.8% -100.0% 100.0% -1.9% -100.0% 100.0% 336.0%
ROIC 13.79
7.04
-1.62
7.14
6.37
0.53
7.37
7.26
-11.86
3.02
8.45
growth rate -49.0% -100.0% 100.0% -10.8% -91.7% 1,290.6% -1.5% -100.0% 100.0% 179.8%
Cur. Ratio 1.43
1.32
1.59
1.52
1.33
1.32
1.42
1.23
1.08
1.46
1.32
growth rate -7.7% 20.5% -4.4% -12.5% -0.8% 7.6% -13.4% -12.2% 35.2% -9.6%
Quick Ratio 0.97
0.78
1.06
1.05
0.90
0.86
0.97
0.80
0.71
1.01
0.94
growth rate -19.6% 35.9% -0.9% -14.3% -4.4% 12.8% -17.5% -11.3% 42.3% -6.9%
Leverage 2.22
2.40
2.34
2.35
2.37
2.54
2.51
2.50
2.78
2.73
2.61
growth rate 8.1% -2.5% 0.4% 0.9% 7.2% -1.2% -0.4% 11.2% -1.8% -4.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 516.18
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
599.19
582.48
630.24
727.03
growth rate -100.0% -2.8% 8.2% 15.4%
Acct.Payable 279.12
286.06
279.96
312.33
growth rate 2.5% -2.1% 11.6%
Cur.Assets 928.78
825.26
907.26
928.56
876.87
868.01
1,217.40
991.30
977.48
1,070.00
growth rate -11.2% 9.9% 2.4% -5.6% -1.0% 40.3% -18.6% -1.4% 9.5%
Total Assets 4,809.09
4,656.80
4,899.71
5,096.06
5,194.31
5,488.75
7,832.41
6,565.15
6,284.47
6,334.67
growth rate -3.2% 5.2% 4.0% 1.9% 5.7% 42.7% -16.2% -4.3% 0.8%
Cash 37.74
136.11
172.64
126.54
38.09
35.13
81.86
83.90
46.11
34.60
growth rate 260.6% 26.8% -26.7% -69.9% -7.8% 133.0% 2.5% -45.1% -25.0%
Inventory 190.90
194.17
196.58
213.14
246.72
219.51
289.41
240.55
238.27
226.58
growth rate 1.7% 1.2% 8.4% 15.8% -11.0% 31.8% -16.9% -1.0% -4.9%
Cur.Liabilities 706.28
518.61
597.04
698.64
660.78
610.10
991.12
947.26
669.66
812.86
growth rate -26.6% 15.1% 17.0% -5.4% -7.7% 62.5% -4.4% -29.3% 21.4%
Liabilities 2,793.56
2,657.82
2,806.60
2,950.32
3,135.78
3,294.35
4,582.62
4,044.61
3,968.22
3,905.62
growth rate -4.9% 5.6% 5.1% 6.3% 5.1% 39.1% -11.7% -1.9% -1.6%
LT Debt 894.73
1,145.08
1,155.61
1,114.65
999.14
1,252.15
1,432.02
1,825.28
1,557.62
1,746.56
1,566.35
growth rate 28.0% 0.9% -3.5% -10.4% 25.3% 14.4% 27.5% -14.7% 12.1% -10.3%
Equity 2,531.32
2,015.60
1,998.90
2,093.11
2,145.81
2,058.45
2,194.47
3,119.04
2,381.51
2,301.24
2,429.04
growth rate -20.4% -0.8% 4.7% 2.5% -4.1% 6.6% 42.1% -23.7% -3.4% 5.6%
Common Shares 183.00
184.00
185.00
188.00
189.00
189.00
190.00
193.00
195.00
196.00
196.00
growth rate 0.6% 0.5% 1.6% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 1.6% 1.0% 0.5% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 558.28
481.51
328.02
289.86
355.15
-31.17
-96.77
429.34
536.83
388.18
341.38
growth rate -13.8% -31.9% -11.6% 22.5% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 25.0% -27.7% -12.1%
Cash Dividends 100.64
79.28
89.39
92.65
95.84
124.21
76.49
136.71
142.84
147.16
150.73
growth rate -21.2% 12.8% 3.7% 3.4% 29.6% -38.4% 78.7% 4.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Cash From OA 563.19
573.93
658.14
428.76
487.06
454.49
576.91
587.06
661.83
462.21
448.01
growth rate 1.9% 14.7% -34.9% 13.6% -6.7% 26.9% 1.8% 12.7% -30.2% -3.1%
FCF per Share 0.35
-0.15
1.64
0.58
0.59
-0.97
-0.80
-0.79
-2.40
-0.09
0.65
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -64.6% 1.7% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock 150.06
21.90
-17.28
-17.28
growth rate -85.4% -100.0% 0.0%
FCF 5.00
40.00
398.00
102.00
130.00
-288.00
-167.00
-356.00
16.00
74.00
107.00
growth rate 700.0% 895.0% -74.4% 27.5% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 362.5% 44.6%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 3,310.00
3,652.41
3,246.39
3,039.01
3,148.45
3,167.81
3,468.62
4,115.07
4,014.05
4,128.83
4,443.35
growth rate 10.3% -11.1% -6.4% 3.6% 0.6% 9.5% 18.6% -2.5% 2.9% 7.6%
Op.Income 373.76
-119.00
319.24
315.89
14.92
383.13
327.18
336.88
411.43
428.71
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -1.1% -95.3% 2,467.2% -14.6% 3.0% 22.1% 4.2%
IBT 322.00
-170.54
284.96
261.33
-35.37
323.05
249.45
247.05
326.23
350.03
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -8.3% -100.0% 100.0% -22.8% -1.0% 32.1% 7.3%
Net Income 214.40
-95.84
187.10
165.56
-0.62
216.79
298.23
-622.44
64.43
281.20
growth rate -100.0% 100.0% -11.5% -100.0% 100.0% 37.6% -100.0% 100.0% 336.4%
EPS 2.36
1.59
-0.67
1.27
1.12
-0.01
1.47
1.55
-3.20
0.33
1.43
growth rate -32.6% -100.0% 100.0% -11.8% -100.0% 100.0% 5.4% -100.0% 100.0% 333.3%
Gross Profit 3,800.88
886.15
749.32
701.82
717.21
735.64
830.23
675.08
689.58
779.58
802.87
growth rate -76.7% -15.4% -6.3% 2.2% 2.6% 12.9% -18.7% 2.2% 13.1% 3.0%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Earnings BIT 156.38
125.54
69.38
73.99
140.59
growth rate -19.7% -44.7% 6.7% 90.0%
Balance Sheet Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Acct.Receivable 739.40
727.03
664.32
743.69
787.34
growth rate -1.7% -8.6% 12.0% 5.9%
Acct.Payable 304.10
312.33
267.99
330.93
339.71
growth rate 2.7% -14.2% 23.5% 2.7%
Cur.Assets 1,099.24
1,070.00
1,040.81
1,116.19
1,214.05
growth rate -2.7% -2.7% 7.2% 8.8%
Total Assets 6,344.45
6,334.67
6,348.85
6,533.97
6,718.19
growth rate -0.2% 0.2% 2.9% 2.8%
Cash 37.36
34.60
58.76
41.66
67.08
growth rate -7.4% 69.8% -29.1% 61.0%
Inventory 232.56
226.58
257.79
278.24
270.29
growth rate -2.6% 13.8% 7.9% -2.9%
Cur.Liabilities 856.57
812.86
764.26
800.98
725.22
growth rate -5.1% -6.0% 4.8% -9.5%
Liabilities 3,990.53
3,905.62
3,922.74
4,082.89
4,196.90
growth rate -2.1% 0.4% 4.1% 2.8%
LT Debt 1,592.05
1,566.35
1,630.34
1,743.71
1,911.56
growth rate -1.6% 4.1% 7.0% 9.6%
Equity 2,353.92
2,429.04
2,426.11
2,451.08
2,521.29
growth rate 3.2% -0.1% 1.0% 2.9%
Common Shares 195.84
195.84
195.84
196.56
196.56
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Capital Expenditures 78.32
119.30
105.14
105.48
134.99
growth rate 52.3% -11.9% 0.3% 28.0%
Cash Dividends 37.60
37.60
38.57
38.57
38.71
growth rate 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.4%
Cash From OA 132.41
176.11
105.79
70.79
140.80
growth rate 33.0% -39.9% -33.1% 98.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock -5.02
-5.02
-5.02
growth rate 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 54.09
56.81
0.66
-34.69
5.81
growth rate 5.0% -98.9% -100.0% 100.0%
Income Statement Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Sep '18
Sales 1,272.55
1,165.24
976.29
1,064.60
1,280.79
growth rate -8.4% -16.2% 9.0% 20.3%
Op.Income 156.38
125.54
69.38
73.99
140.59
growth rate -19.7% -44.7% 6.7% 90.0%
IBT 136.48
106.03
49.51
54.79
121.73
growth rate -22.3% -53.3% 10.7% 122.2%
Net Income 87.35
115.31
42.44
43.80
107.25
growth rate 32.0% -63.2% 3.2% 144.9%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 247.41
217.29
170.96
168.30
233.67
growth rate -12.2% -21.3% -1.6% 38.8%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

E (27.35)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (21.80)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 14.30 14.07 17.07
EPS / Growth 1.58

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 1.3%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.3% 1.3% 1.3%
Future PE 2.58 11.32 11.32
Future EPS 1.79 1.79 1.79
Value Price
MOS %
1.14
-94.8%
5.02
-77.4%
5.02
-77.4%
MOS Price 0.57 2.51 2.51
IRT 12.86 12.86 12.86

Graham Number:

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