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June Fundamental Stock Pick: MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU)

Gavin Beck

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU), there’s is a notable dividend payer with a a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on MDU Resources Group here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

Over the past year, MDU has grown its earnings by 23.09%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did MDU outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Integrated Utilities industry expansion, which generated a 4.92% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:MDU Income Statement June 21st 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that MDU is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.75%. MDU has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:MDU Historical Dividend Yield June 21st 18

Next Steps:

For MDU Resources Group, I’ve put together three essential factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MDU’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MDU’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Is MDU’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MDU? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.