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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
MDU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. MDU: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MDU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.06
0.02
0.21
Equity to Asset 0.38
MDU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MDU: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MDU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.38
0.34
0.45
Interest Coverage 5.61
MDU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. MDU: 5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MDU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 5.61 Max: 8.26
Current: 5.61
0.25
8.26
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.36
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -1.96
MDU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. MDU: -1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.67  Med: 12.14 Max: 21.64
Current: -1.96
-3.67
21.64
Net-margin (%) -1.42
MDU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. MDU: -1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.95  Med: 6.79 Max: 10.17
Current: -1.42
-2.95
10.17
ROE (%) -2.18
MDU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. MDU: -2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.65  Med: 12.39 Max: 18.37
Current: -2.18
-4.65
18.37
ROA (%) -0.85
MDU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. MDU: -0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.96  Med: 4.96 Max: 8.23
Current: -0.85
-1.96
8.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.38
MDU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. MDU: -1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.11  Med: 13.59 Max: 24.02
Current: -1.38
-3.11
24.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.20
MDU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. MDU: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.6  Med: 6.90 Max: 29.7
Current: 4.2
-7.6
29.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
MDU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. MDU: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7  Med: 7.40 Max: 27.2
Current: 5
-38.7
27.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.70
MDU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. MDU: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.8  Med: 9.60 Max: 50.6
Current: 8.7
-50.8
50.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MDU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 45,645 sh (+52.37%)
Jim Simons 517,250 sh (+7.14%)
Bill Frels 1,595,461 sh (+0.01%)
Mario Gabelli 8,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 91,880 sh (-1.08%)
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Q3 2014

MDU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Keeley 165,570 sh (+80.20%)
Bill Frels 2,150,235 sh (+34.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 57,866 sh (+26.77%)
Jim Simons 628,550 sh (+21.52%)
Mario Gabelli 8,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

MDU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 107,810 sh (+86.31%)
Bill Frels 2,287,900 sh (+6.40%)
John Keeley 174,750 sh (+5.54%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons 518,450 sh (-17.52%)
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Q1 2015

MDU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Bill Frels 2,495,795 sh (+9.09%)
John Keeley 182,190 sh (+4.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 64,179 sh (-40.47%)
Jim Simons 266,350 sh (-48.63%)
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Preferred stocks of MDU Resources Group Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MDURP95.004.794 1/2 % Cum.Red.Preferred Shares
MDURN101.004.654.70% Cum.Red.Preferred Shares
MDURI0.000.005.10 % Cum.Pfd.Shs

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 15.29
MDU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.85 vs. MDU: 15.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.28
MDU's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. MDU: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MDU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.78 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.28
1.01
2.61
P/S 0.79
MDU's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MDU: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MDU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.79
0.49
1.48
POCF 6.20
MDU's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. MDU: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MDU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 7.40 Max: 10.1
Current: 6.2
2.73
10.1
Shiller P/E 20.39
MDU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.32 vs. MDU: 20.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MDU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.29  Med: 18.39 Max: 46.16
Current: 20.39
9.29
46.16
Current Ratio 1.18
MDU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MDU: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MDU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.18
0.86
2.01
Quick Ratio 0.84
MDU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MDU: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MDU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.84
0.72
1.7
Days Inventory 26.81
MDU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. MDU: 26.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MDU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 23.64  Med: 49.83 Max: 231.55
Current: 26.81
23.64
231.55
Days Sales Outstanding 45.29
MDU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 56.16 vs. MDU: 45.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MDU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.49  Med: 55.00 Max: 66.69
Current: 45.29
46.49
66.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.97
MDU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. MDU: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MDU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.66 Max: 4.62
Current: 3.97
1.7
4.62
Dividend Payout 0.47
MDU's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
62% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MDU: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MDU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.47
0.13
0.98
Dividend growth (3y) 3.00
MDU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MDU: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 4.70 Max: 6.8
Current: 3
2.7
6.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.58
MDU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MDU: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.07 Max: 5.33
Current: 4.58
1.96
5.33
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
MDU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. MDU: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MDU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3  Med: -2.40 Max: -12.2
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.66
MDU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. MDU: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MDU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.18 Max: 3.03
Current: 1.66
1.48
3.03
Price/Projected FCF 2.17
MDU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MDU: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MDU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.23 Max: 24.67
Current: 2.17
1.05
24.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.71
MDU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MDU: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MDU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.71
0.54
1.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.39
MDU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. MDU: -1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.39  Med: 7.90 Max: 14.8
Current: -1.39
-1.39
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.85
MDU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. MDU: -7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MDU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -22.3  Med: 7.60 Max: 28.7
Current: -7.85
-22.3
28.7

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
Compare:GDFZY, NWE, ENLAY, EONGY, ECIFY » details
Traded in other countries:MDURP.USA, MDURN.USA, MRE.Germany,
MDU Resources Group Inc was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1924. The company operates as a diversified natural resource company in the United States. The company generates, transmits, and distributes electricity, as well as distribute natural gas. The public utility division of the Company, Montana-Dakota, through the electric and natural gas distribution segments, generates, transmits and distributes electricity and distributes natural gas in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Its subsidiaries, distribute natural gas in Oregon and Washington, Idaho, western Minnesota and southeastern North Dakota. These operations also supply related value-added services. Its other subsidiaries, comprise of the pipeline and energy services and the exploration and production segments, construction materials and contracting segment, and construction services segment. Operations of the Company segment wise are as follows: Montana-Dakota provides electric service at retail, serving more than 134,000 residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers in 177 communities and adjacent rural areas. The Company's natural gas distribution operations consist of Montana-Dakota, Great Plains, Cascade and Intermountain, which sell natural gas at retail, serving over 876,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in 334 communities and adjacent rural areas across eight states. WBI Energy owns and operates both regulated and nonregulated businesses. The regulated business of this segment, WBI Energy Transmission, owns and operates approximately 3,800 miles of transmission, gathering and storage lines in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Three underground storage fields in Montana and Wyoming provide storage services to local distribution companies, producers, natural gas marketers and others, and serve to enhance system deliverability. Its system is strategically located near five natural gas producing basins, making natural gas supplies available to its transportation and storage customers. The system has 13 interconnecting points with other pipeline facilities allowing for the receipt and/or delivery of natural gas to and from other regions of the country and from Canada. Fidelity is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas resources. Knife River operates construction materials and contracting businesses headquartered in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. These operations mine, process and sell construction aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel); produce and sell asphalt mix and supply ready-mixed concrete for use in most types of construction, including roads, freeways and bridges, as well as homes, schools, shopping centers, office buildings and industrial parks. Although not common to all locations, other products include the sale of cement, liquid asph
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