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NYSE:MTX

Minerals Technologies (MTX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$73.16
+0.68 (+0.94%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)
Today's Range
$72.40
$73.23
50-Day Range
$64.86
$72.75
52-Week Range
$48.61
$73.73
Volume
124,056 shs
Average Volume
171,125 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.37 billion
P/E Ratio
28.25
Dividend Yield
0.55%
Price Target
$68.50

Minerals Technologies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.3% Downside
$68.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.87% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.09 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.58%
From $5.90 to $6.76 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.94 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

90th out of 169 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

6th out of 10 stocks


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About Minerals Technologies Stock (NYSE:MTX)

Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services. The company operates through three segments: Performance Materials, Specialty Minerals and Refractories. The Performance Materials segment supplies bentonite and bentonite-related products, as well as leonardite. This segment also offers metal casting products; household, personal care, and specialty products; and basic minerals, environmental products, and building materials. The Specialty Minerals segment produces and sells precipitated calcium carbonate and quicklime; and provides natural mineral products comprising limestone and talc. This segment's products are used in paper and packaging, building materials, paint and coatings, glass, ceramic, polymer, food, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries. The Refractories segment offers monolithic and shaped refractory materials; specialty products, services, and application and measurement equipment; and calcium metal and metallurgical wire products that are used in the applications of steel, non-ferrous metal, and glass industries. It markets its products primarily through its direct sales force, as well as regional distributors. The company serves in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

MTX Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/7 Dividend
10/31/2023
Dividend Payable
12/07/2023
Last Earnings
2/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/7 Dividend
2/14/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Dividend Payable
3/07/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-Industry
Specialty Chemicals
CUSIP
60315810
Employees
4,070
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$68.50
High Stock Price Target
$72.00
Low Stock Price Target
$65.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-6.4%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$84.10 million
Pretax Margin
4.96%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.17 billion
Cash Flow
$8.22 per share
Book Value
$51.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,437,000
Market Cap
$2.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.33
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich (Age 55)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $3.88M
  • Mr. Erik C. Aldag
    Senior VP of Finance & Treasury and CFO
  • Mr. D. J. Monagle IIIMr. D. J. Monagle III (Age 61)
    Group President of Consumer & Specialties
    Comp: $1.56M
  • Mr. Jonathan J. Hastings (Age 61)
    Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A
    Comp: $1.41M
  • Mr. Michael A. Cipolla (Age 66)
    VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Timothy J. Jordan
    VP, General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Michael Landau
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Erin N. Cutler (Age 36)
    Vice President of Human Resources
  • Mr. Brett Argirakis (Age 59)
    Group President of Engineered Solutions














MTX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Minerals Technologies stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Minerals Technologies in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MTX shares.
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What is Minerals Technologies' stock price target for 2024?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Minerals Technologies' shares. Their MTX share price targets range from $65.00 to $72.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $68.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%.
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How have MTX shares performed in 2024?

Minerals Technologies' stock was trading at $71.31 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MTX shares have increased by 2.5% and is now trading at $73.12.
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Are investors shorting Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 281,300 shares, a drop of 10.3% from the January 15th total of 313,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 166,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Minerals Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were Minerals Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 2nd. The basic materials company reported $1.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $524.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $506.67 million. Minerals Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.26% and a net margin of 3.88%. Minerals Technologies's revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.67 earnings per share.

How often does Minerals Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, March 7th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 14th.
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Is Minerals Technologies a good dividend stock?

Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.55%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 15.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MTX will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.92% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MTX.

What ETFs hold Minerals Technologies' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) stock in their portfolio include Invesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM), Qraft AI-Enhanced Next Value ETF (NVQ) and FMC Excelsior Focus Equity ETF (FMCX).SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY).

What is ​Douglas T. Dietrich's approval rating as Minerals Technologies' CEO?

4 employees have rated Minerals Technologies Chief Executive Officer ​Douglas T. Dietrich on Glassdoor.com. ​Douglas T. Dietrich has an approval rating of 29% among the company's employees. This puts ​Douglas T. Dietrich in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Minerals Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Minerals Technologies investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Altria Group (MO), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Pfizer (PFE) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Minerals Technologies' major shareholders?

Minerals Technologies' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.97%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.74%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.21%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.98%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.78%). Insiders that own company stock include Brett Argirakis, Dj Monagle III, Douglas T Dietrich, Douglas W Mayger, Jonathan J Hastings, Michael Cipolla, Rocky Motwani and Thomas J Meek.
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How do I buy shares of Minerals Technologies?

Shares of MTX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MTX) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff