Mdu Res Group Inc (MDU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 11, 2012

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Mdu Res Group Inc ( MDU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 11, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1725 per share scheduled for January 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MDU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.99% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $20.77, the dividend yield is 3.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MDU was $20.77, representing a -10.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.21 and a 6.02% increase over the 52 week low of $19.59.

MDU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). MDU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.64. Zacks Investment Research reports MDU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -3.96%, compared to an industry average of -3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MDU Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MDU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MDU as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MDYV with an increase of 8.67% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MDU at 0.79%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: MDU , MDYV , SQM , TCK

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