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Minerals Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+0.03 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 04:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $66.80
50-Day Range
MA: $63.60
52-Week Range
Now: $66.80
Volume119,680 shs
Average Volume126,707 shs
Market Capitalization$2.27 billion
P/E Ratio20.88
Dividend Yield0.30%
Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services worldwide. 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. Minerals Technologies Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Overall MarketRank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

57th out of 812 stocks

Industrial Inorganic Chemicals Industry

5th out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.79 billion
Cash Flow$7.04 per share
Book Value$41.16 per share


Net Income$132.70 million


Market Cap$2.27 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
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Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 86.6% and is now trading at $66.79.
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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?

Wall Street analysts have given Minerals Technologies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Minerals Technologies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Thomas Greco's approval rating as Minerals Technologies' CEO?

538 employees have rated Minerals Technologies CEO Thomas Greco on Glassdoor.com. Thomas Greco has an approval rating of 63% among Minerals Technologies' employees. This puts Thomas Greco in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Minerals Technologies' next earnings date?

Minerals Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Minerals Technologies' earnings call?

Minerals Technologies will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Minerals Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The basic materials company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.05. The basic materials company had revenue of $388 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $386.08 million. Minerals Technologies had a net margin of 6.88% and a return on equity of 9.20%. The business's revenue was down 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.06 earnings per share.
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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 Thursday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 30th.
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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 0.30%. The dividend payout ratio of Minerals Technologies is 4.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Minerals Technologies will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.51% 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Minerals Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $65.00. On average, they anticipate Minerals Technologies' stock price to reach $61.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.7%.
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Are investors shorting Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 355,600 shares, a decline of 18.2% from the December 15th total of 434,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 142,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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).

Who are Minerals Technologies' key executives?

Minerals Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $2.69M)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Garth, Sr. VP of Fin. & Treasury and CFO (Age 47, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Meek, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 64, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. D. J. Monagle III, Group Pres of Specialty Minerals & Refractories (Age 58, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Jonathan J. Hastings, Group Pres of Performance Materials (Age 58, Pay $1.06M)
  • 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 Cutler, VP of HR
  • Mr. Douglas W. Mayger, Sr. VP & Head of Global Operations - Performance Materials (Age 63)

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 shareholders include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Minerals Technologies stock include Andrew M Jones, Dj Monagle III, Douglas T Dietrich, Jonathan J Hastings, Michael Cipolla, Robert L Clark 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 Boston Trust Walden Corp, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Minerals Technologies company stock in the last year include Andrew M Jones, Douglas T Dietrich, Jonathan J Hastings, and Thomas J Meek.
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Which institutional investors are buying Minerals Technologies stock?

MTX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Minerals Technologies stock in the last two years include Douglas T Dietrich, and Robert L Clark.
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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.

What is Minerals Technologies' stock price today?

One share of MTX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.79.

How big of a company is Minerals Technologies?

Minerals Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.27 billion and generates $1.79 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $132.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.23 on an earnings per share basis. Minerals Technologies employs 1,950 workers across the globe.

What is Minerals Technologies' official website?

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

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 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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