Highest Paying Dividend Stocks – In Focus MDU

MDU Resources Group Incorporated (MDU) is one of the highest paying dividend stocks of all the stocks we cover. But it is not one of the best dividend paying stocks. Overall, we rate it as a hold.

Background

MDU is a diversified energy company. Its utilities companies provide more than one millions customers with electricity and natural gas in eight states. It also owns natural gas pipelines and it provides oil gathering and associated services. Lastly, it provides construction materials and construction service operations across the U.S. Some of its subsidiaries include Cascade Natural Gas, Intermountain Gas Company, and MDU Construction Services Group.

Stock Fundamentals

MDU is a large, mature company with slightly subpar growth prospects but also relatively little risk. Financially, its balance sheet is slightly less healthy than it normally is; however, not excessively so.  Its dividend appears well-covered. Its Dividend/Cash Flow from Operations ratio is a very healthy 0.253. And it has registered a long string of positive annual cash flow from operation figures. Overall, we consider MDU’s stock fundamentals to be average and we have given it a rating of Hold.

Stat Sheet – MDU Resources Group Corporation

  Information
Ticker MDU
Industry Electric Utilities
Price $ 19.35
Market Cap  $ 3,776
Dividend Yield 3.88
Dividend/CFOp 0.253
Equity/Assets 0.338
Average Equity/Assets 0.401
Financial Strength Average
Growth Prospects Below Average
Beta 0.86
Price Volatility Average
Stock Fundamentals C

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Highest Paying Dividend Stocks – In Focus MDU

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