Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services worldwide. More Details
Good value with adequate balance sheet.
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 +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MTX's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MTX underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 22.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MTX underperformed the US Market which returned 23.8% 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
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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 ($66.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($79.07)
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 (20.7x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (32.9x).
PE vs Market: MTX is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.7x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MTX is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MTX is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.6x).
How is Minerals Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MTX's forecast earnings growth (18.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MTX's earnings (18.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MTX's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MTX's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MTX's revenue (4.1% 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 (9.9%).
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 (6.9%) are lower than last year (8.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MTX's earnings have grown by 3.9% 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 (-24.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MTX's Return on Equity (7.7%) 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 ($272.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: MTX's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MTX's debt to equity ratio (65.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MTX's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 144.1% to 65.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MTX's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.6%).
Interest Coverage: MTX's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).
What is Minerals Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.3%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).
High Dividend: MTX's dividend (0.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.86%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MTX is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MTX's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Doug Dietrich (51 yo)
Mr. Douglas T. Dietrich, also known as Doug, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) since December 13, 2016 and served as its Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer at Mineral...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Doug's total compensation ($USD5.39M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.85M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Doug's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||4.08yrs||US$5.39m||0.26% |
|Senior VP of Finance & Treasury and CFO||4yrs||US$1.90m||0.018% |
|Senior VP||8.25yrs||US$2.15m||0.22% |
|Group President of Specialty Minerals & Refractories||13.17yrs||US$2.29m||0.18% |
|Group President of Performance Materials||2.58yrs||US$1.87m||0.11% |
|VP, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer||23yrs||no data||0.11% |
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||0.42yr||no data||0.0024% |
|Senior VP & Head of Global Operations - Performance Materials||5.17yrs||US$1.69m||0.12% |
|VP & MD of Energy Services||5.25yrs||no data||0.026% |
|Senior VP & MD of MTI Global Supply Chain||5yrs||no data||0.034% |
Experienced Management: MTX's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||4.08yrs||US$5.39m||0.26% |
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||US$210.46k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.33yrs||US$323.34k||0.0050% |
|Independent Director||7.67yrs||US$219.63k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||9yrs||US$226.92k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$186.63k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$208.21k||0.0012% |
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$206.38k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$208.38k||0.0013% |
|Independent Director||11yrs||US$218.55k||0.0012% |
Experienced Board: MTX's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
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$2.262b
- Shares outstanding: 33.99m
- Website: https://www.mineralstech.com
Number of Employees
- Minerals Technologies Inc.
- 622 Third Avenue
- 38th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MTX||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1992|
|MNK||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1992|
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...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/24 00:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/22 00:00|
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