Minerals Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.76 (-2.24 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume295,200 shs
Average Volume136,680 shs
Market Capitalization$2.59 billion
P/E Ratio23.03
Dividend Yield0.26%
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About Minerals Technologies

Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services. The company's Performance Materials segment supplies bentonite and bentonite-related products, as well as chromite and leonardite. This segment offers metal casting products; household, personal care, and specialty products; and basic minerals, environmental products, and building materials. In addition, this segment provides products for non-residential construction, environmental, and infrastructure projects, as well as for construction project customers. Its 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, building materials, paint and coatings, glass, ceramic, polymer, food, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries. The company's 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. Its Energy Services segment provides offshore filtration and well testing services to the oil and gas industry. The company markets its products primarily through its direct sales force, as well as regional distributors. It serves in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Minerals Technologies Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


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Overall MarketRank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

83rd out of 900 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

5th out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Minerals Technologies a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Minerals Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Minerals Technologies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Minerals Technologies?

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Are investors shorting Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 514,700 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the May 13th total of 418,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 135,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.8 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Minerals Technologies' next earnings date?

Minerals Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Minerals Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The basic materials company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.12. The basic materials company had revenue of $452.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $425.63 million. Minerals Technologies had a net margin of 6.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.28%. The company's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.13 EPS.
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How has Minerals Technologies' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Minerals Technologies' stock was trading at $35.79 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MTX stock has increased by 114.3% and is now trading at $76.70.
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How often does Minerals Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, June 17th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 2nd.
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Is Minerals Technologies a good dividend stock?

Minerals Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.26%. Minerals Technologies does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Minerals Technologies is 5.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Minerals Technologies will have a dividend payout ratio of 3.67% next year. This indicates that Minerals Technologies will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MTX?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Minerals Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Minerals Technologies' share price to reach $67.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.8%.
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Who are Minerals Technologies' key executives?

Minerals Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich, Chairman & CEO (Age 52, Pay $3.16M)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Garth, Sr. VP of Fin. & Treasury and CFO (Age 47, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Meek, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 64, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. D. J. Monagle III, Group Pres of Specialty Minerals & Refractories (Age 58, Pay $1.38M)
  • Mr. Jonathan J. Hastings, Group Pres of Performance Materials (Age 58, Pay $1.3M)
  • Mr. Michael A. Cipolla, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 63)
  • Erik Aldag, Head of Investor Relations
  • Michael Landau, Director of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Erin N. Cutler, VP of HR (Age 33)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Mayger, Sr. VP & Head of Global Operations - Performance Materials (Age 63)

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

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

Who are some of Minerals Technologies' key competitors?

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).

What is Minerals Technologies' stock symbol?

Minerals Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MTX."

Who are Minerals Technologies' major shareholders?

Minerals Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.04%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.36%), Franklin Resources Inc. (5.97%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.62%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.36%). Company insiders that own Minerals Technologies stock include Andrew M Jones, Dj Monagle III, Douglas T Dietrich, Douglas W Mayger, Jonathan J Hastings, Michael Cipolla and Thomas J Meek.
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Which institutional investors are selling Minerals Technologies stock?

MTX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Lapides Asset Management LLC, and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Minerals Technologies company stock in the last year include Andrew M Jones, Douglas T Dietrich, Douglas W Mayger, Jonathan J Hastings, Michael Cipolla, and Thomas J Meek.
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Which institutional investors are buying Minerals Technologies stock?

MTX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Royce & Associates LP, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, and Trillium Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Minerals Technologies?

Shares of MTX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Minerals Technologies' stock price today?

One share of MTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.70.

How much money does Minerals Technologies make?

Minerals Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.59 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $112.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.99 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Minerals Technologies have?

Minerals Technologies employs 3,566 workers across the globe.

What is Minerals Technologies' official website?

The official website for Minerals Technologies is www.mineralstech.com.

Where are Minerals Technologies' headquarters?

Minerals Technologies is headquartered at 622 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10017.

How can I contact Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies' mailing address is 622 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10017. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 212-878-1800.

This page was last updated on 6/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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