MDU Resources Group, Inc. ( MDU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.198 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MDU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.13% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MDU was $26.99, representing a -4.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.22 and a 11.12% increase over the 52 week low of $24.29.
MDU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TECK ) and Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ). MDU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports MDU's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 10.67%, compared to an industry average of 13%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MDU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MDU as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Trust ( REGL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REGL with an increase of 1.25% over the last 100 days.
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