Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX): Price and Financial Metrics

Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX): $64.55

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  • MTX scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 86.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MTX is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MTX ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

MTX Stock Summary

  • MTX's went public 29.44 years ago, making it older than 79.52% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For MTX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 80.94% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of Minerals Technologies Inc's share price is greater than that of only 15.99% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MTX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NGVT, ESI, EPC, SWM, and CMCO.
  • MTX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Minerals Technologies Inc's official web site, go to www.mineralstech.com.

MTX Valuation Summary

  • MTX's price/sales ratio is 1.5; this is 34.78% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MTX's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 0.1.
  • MTX's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MTX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MTX 2021-09-03 1.5 1.7 18.3 14.6
MTX 2021-09-02 1.5 1.7 18.5 14.7
MTX 2021-09-01 1.5 1.8 18.7 14.8
MTX 2021-08-31 1.5 1.8 18.7 14.9
MTX 2021-08-30 1.5 1.8 18.8 14.9
MTX 2021-08-27 1.5 1.8 18.8 15.0

MTX Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 57.79%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 4.57%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -18.62%.
Over the past 34 months, MTX's revenue has gone up $44,300,000.

The table below shows MTX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,858.3 232.4 164.4
2021-09-30 1,813.2 255.3 154.3
2021-06-30 1,728.3 264.5 141.2
2021-03-31 1,629.9 261.2 113.7
2020-12-31 1,594.8 240.6 112.4
2020-09-30 1,603.2 228.2 110.3

MTX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MTX has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 84.51% of graded US stocks.
  • MTX's asset turnover comes in at 0.536 -- ranking 55th of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • HXL, APD, and IOSP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MTX.

The table below shows MTX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-04 0.536 0.253 0.085
2021-04-04 0.514 0.252 0.072
2020-12-31 0.508 0.254 0.073
2020-09-27 0.515 0.251 0.072
2020-06-28 0.538 0.249 0.075
2020-03-29 0.569 0.247 0.081

MTX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MTX, see our MTX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $94.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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MTX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $64.55 52-week high $88.62
Prev. close $64.34 52-week low $60.31
Day low $63.01 Volume 97,959
Day high $64.78 Avg. volume 144,608
50-day MA $64.67 Dividend yield 0.31%
200-day MA $70.24 Market Cap 2.13B

Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Company Bio

Minerals Technologies develops, produces and markets a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The company serves the paper, foundry, steel, environmental, energy, polymer and consumer products industries. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in New York, New York.

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Latest MTX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Minerals Technologies Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MTX as an investment opportunity.

After Plunging 10.8% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why the Trend Might Reverse for Minerals Technologies (MTX)

Minerals Technologies (MTX) has become technically an oversold stock now, which implies exhaustion of the heavy selling pressure on it. This, combined with strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in revising earnings estimates higher, indicates a potential trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

Are These Basic Materials Stocks a Great Value Stocks Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

Minerals Technologies Inc.''s (MTX) CEO Doug Dietrich on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Seeking Alpha | February 4, 2022

Minerals Technologies Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

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Seeking Alpha | February 4, 2022

Minerals Technologies Non-GAAP EPS of $1.25 beats by $0.04, revenue of $476.9M misses by $12M

Minerals Technologies press release (NYSE:MTX): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $1.25 beats by $0.04.Revenue of $476.9M (+10.4% Y/Y) misses by $12M.

Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

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MTX Price Returns

1-mo 2.95%
3-mo -9.48%
6-mo N/A
1-year -23.65%
3-year 22.10%
5-year -9.83%
YTD -11.70%
2021 18.07%
2020 8.20%
2019 12.68%
2018 -25.20%
2017 -10.62%

MTX Dividends

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