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Where is your corporate headquarters located?

MDU Resources Group, Inc.
1200 West Century Avenue
P.O. Box 5650
Bismarck, ND 58506-5650
(701) 530-1000 or,
Toll Free: (866) 760-4852

When was MDU Resources Group, Inc. founded?

On March 14, 1924, the company was incorporated under the name Minnesota Northern Power Co. by C.C. Yawkey and Walter Alexander, both lumber businessmen in Wausau, Wis., and R.M. Heskett, a Chicago engineer. Heskett was vice president and general manager, Yawkey and Alexander served as president and secretary-treasurer, respectively, but neither had operating responsibility. The company began acquiring electric properties in eastern Montana.

Is MDU publicly Traded?

Yes, it has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since September 20, 1948. The ticker symbol is MDU.

When does your fiscal year end?

MDU Resources is a calendar year end, December 31.

Does MDU Resources pay dividends?

Yes, MDU Resources Group, Inc. has paid consecutive quarterly dividends since 1937. And in November of 2017 increased dividends marking the 27th consecutive year of increases. 

How many MDU Resources shareholders of record are there and where is the majority held?

As of December 31, 2017, MDU Resources common stock was held by 11,703 shareholders of record. The states that currently represent the greatest proportion of shareholders are New Jersey and North Dakota holding 94, and 1 percent, respectively, all of the shares outstanding. Montana is the third largest holding by state with 1 percent of all shares outstanding. 

Does MDU Resources own and operate a Foundation?

The MDU Resources Foundation was formed in 1983 as a way to give back to the communities MDU Resources serves. Since its incorporation, the Foundation has contributed approximately $32.4 million to charities and organizations. The areas of philanthropy the Foundation supports are Health and Human Services, Education, Civic and Community Activities, Culture and Arts and Environment. Generally, contributions are restricted to organizations qualified as tax exempt under Section 501©(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Those organizations must be located in MDU Resources' areas of active business or where we have customers. The Foundation is funded annually by contributions from our member companies.

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