MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) changed by 0.00% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $32.22 and move down -63.06%, while MDU stocks collected +27.24% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/09/20 that MDU Resources Postpones Analyst Seminar

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) Worth an Investment?

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 11.73 times of increase in earnings at the present.

MDU Market Performance

MDU stocks went up by 27.24% for the week, with the monthly drop of -35.42% and a quarterly performance of -32.79%, while its annual performance rate touched -23.26%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -19.78% for MDU stocks with the simple moving average of -28.82% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MDU stocks, with Williams Capital Group repeating the rating for MDU shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for MDU socks in the upcoming period according to Williams Capital Group is $32 based on the research report published on September 16, 2019.

Williams Capital Group, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MDU stock at the price of $28, previously predicting the value of $30. The rating they have provided for MDU stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on February 8, 2018.

Argus gave “ Hold” rating to MDU stocks, setting the target price at $28 in the report published on February 13, 2017.

MDU Stocks -29.74% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought MDU to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, MDU Resources Group, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -38.67% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 9.08%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 14.45%, while the shares sank at the distance of -35.23% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -31.70% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, MDU went up by +27.24%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -23.44% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $24.10. In addition, MDU Resources Group, Inc. saw -33.49% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

MDU Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU), starting from Vollmer Jason L, who bought 1,200 shares at the price of $27.31 back on Mar 09. After this action, Rushing now owns 8,669 shares of MDU Resources Group, Inc., valued at $32,773 with the latest closing price.

Ryan Edward A, the Director of MDU Resources Group, Inc., bought 3,500 shares at the value of $24.81 during a trade that took place back on May 30, which means that Ryan Edward A is holding 14,190 shares at the value of $86,820 based on the most recent closing price.

MDU Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +9.02 for the present operating margin and +12.69 for gross margin. The net margin for MDU Resources Group, Inc. stands at +6.28. Total capital return value is set at 9.74, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.05. Equity return holds the value 12.30%, with 4.40% for asset returns.

Based on MDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU), the company’s capital structure generated 78.78 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 44.07. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 30.70 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 4.88 and long-term debt to capital is 78.78.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.12 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.28. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.