Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Minerals Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MTX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MTX's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MTX exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 42.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTX exceeded the US Market which returned 39% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Minerals Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Intrinsic Value Of Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX)
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Returns On Capital At Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) Don't Inspire Confidence
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We Think Minerals Technologies Inc.'s (NYSE:MTX) CEO Compensation Looks Fair for the time being
Is Minerals Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MTX ($79.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($98.72)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MTX is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MTX is good value based on its PE Ratio (23.7x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (26.6x).
PE vs Market: MTX is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.7x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MTX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.8x).
How is Minerals Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTX's forecast earnings growth (14.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MTX's earnings (14.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MTX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MTX's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MTX's revenue (4.8% 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 (11.1%).
How has Minerals Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MTX has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MTX's current net profit margins (7%) are lower than last year (7.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTX's earnings have declined by 1.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MTX's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MTX had negative earnings growth (-13.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (1.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTX's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.
How is Minerals Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MTX's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($288.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MTX's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTX's debt to equity ratio (58.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MTX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 125.1% to 58.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.7%).
Interest Coverage: MTX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.4x coverage).
What is Minerals Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.25%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MTX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Dietrich (51 yo)
Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich, also known as Doug, has been the Chairman of Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) since March 17, 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer at Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD6.15M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.35M).
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 (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MTX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Minerals Technologies Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Minerals Technologies Inc.
- Ticker: MTX
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$2.670b
- Shares outstanding: 33.73m
- Website: https://www.mineralstech.com
Number of Employees
- Minerals Technologies Inc.
- 622 Third Avenue
- 38th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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