MTX Stock Overview
Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$64.26|
|52 Week High||US$88.62|
|52 Week Low||US$60.31|
|1 Month Change||-1.47%|
|3 Month Change||-8.09%|
|1 Year Change||-23.52%|
|3 Year Change||20.34%|
|5 Year Change||-11.67%|
|Change since IPO||656.00%|
Recent News & Updates
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|MTX||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MTX underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -3.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTX underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.
|MTX Average Weekly Movement||5.1%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||7.1%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: MTX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MTX's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
Minerals Technologies Fundamentals Summary
|MTX fundamental statistics|
Is MTX overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MTX income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.47b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 03, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.11|
|Net Profit Margin||8.76%|
How did MTX perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does MTX pay a reliable dividends?See MTX dividend history and benchmarks
|Minerals Technologies dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jun 01 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 16 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||11 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||26 days|
Does MTX pay a reliable dividends?See MTX dividend history and benchmarks
Is Minerals Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MTX ($64.26) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($110.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MTX is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MTX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (16.9x).
PE vs Market: MTX is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.6x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MTX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.3x).
How is Minerals Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTX's forecast earnings growth (10.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MTX's earnings (10.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MTX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MTX's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MTX's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MTX's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.6%).
How has Minerals Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MTX's current net profit margins (8.8%) are higher than last year (7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTX's earnings have declined by 5.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MTX's earnings growth over the past year (48.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-5.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MTX earnings growth over the past year (48.3%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 31.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTX's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.
How is Minerals Technologies's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTX's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($455.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: MTX's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTX's net debt to equity ratio (47.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MTX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 98.1% to 65.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTX's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.3%).
Interest Coverage: MTX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.7x coverage).
What is Minerals Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Dietrich (52 yo)
Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich, also known as Doug, has been the Chairman of Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) since March 17, 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD7.09M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MTX's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MTX's board of directors are considered experienced (7.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MTX insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Minerals Technologies Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Minerals Technologies Inc.
- Ticker: MTX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.118b
- Shares outstanding: 32.97m
- Website: https://www.mineralstech.com
Number of Employees
- Minerals Technologies Inc.
- 622 Third Avenue
- 38th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/21 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/20 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.