MDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 10, 2013
MDU Resources Group, Inc. ( MDU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1725 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MDU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MDU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.35, the dividend yield is 2.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDU was $26.35, representing a -12.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.21 and a 34.51% 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 $.06. Zacks Investment Research reports MDU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.52%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MDU as a top-10 holding:
- AdvisorShares Pring Turner Business Cycle ETF ( DBIZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DBIZ with an increase of 0.85% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MDU at 2.26%.