MDU Resources Group, Inc. ( MDU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 10, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1775 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MDU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MDU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.93, the dividend yield is 2.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDU was $33.93, representing a -5.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.05 and a 40.85% increase over the 52 week low of $24.09.
MDU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). MDU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.46. Zacks Investment Research reports MDU's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.56%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
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