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

Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX): $50.68

1.27 (+2.57%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where MTX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 72.44% of US stocks.
  • MTX's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • MTX's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 26.17% of US stocks).

MTX Stock Summary

  • MTX's went public 29.94 years ago, making it older than 81.2% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • For MTX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 81.78% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES INC's share price is greater than that of just 14.65% 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 FTI, OC, CMCO, UCTT, and MNTX.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, MTX's price/sales ratio is 25% lower, now standing at 0.9.
  • MTX's price/earnings ratio has moved down 3.4 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 2022-09-19 0.9 1.2 10.9 10.7
MTX 2022-09-16 0.9 1.2 10.5 10.4
MTX 2022-09-15 0.9 1.2 11.0 10.8
MTX 2022-09-14 0.9 1.2 11.2 10.9
MTX 2022-09-13 1.0 1.3 11.6 11.2
MTX 2022-09-12 1.0 1.3 12.0 11.5

MTX Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 7.31%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 8.7%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -8.51%.
MTX's revenue has moved up $396,300,000 over the prior 15 months.

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
2022-06-30 2,026.2 147.6 171.6
2022-03-31 1,924.8 181.8 168.6
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

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 $50.68 52-week high $79.03
Prev. close $49.41 52-week low $49.38
Day low $49.71 Volume 15,725
Day high $50.81 Avg. volume 187,503
50-day MA $60.35 Dividend yield 0.4%
200-day MA $64.94 Market Cap 1.65B

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.

Sidoti's September Small-Cap Virtual Conference

Sidoti & Company, LLC has released the presentation schedule and weblinks for its two-day September Small-Cap Conference taking place Wednesday and Thursday, September 21-22, 2022.

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

At US$57.56, Is It Time To Put Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) On Your Watch List?

Minerals Technologies Inc. ( NYSE:MTX ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw significant share price...

Yahoo | September 20, 2022

CoStar Group, Invitation Homes Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") will make the following changes to the S&P 100, S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 19 to coincide with the quarterly rebalance:

Yahoo | September 2, 2022

Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Co. Inc. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of Chemical issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of Chemical issuersGlobal Credit Research - 23 Aug 2022New York, August 23, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity(entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 16 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committee.This publication d...

Yahoo | August 23, 2022

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) Shares Could Be 35% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Today we will run through one way of estimating the intrinsic value of Minerals Technologies Inc. ( NYSE:MTX ) by...

Yahoo | August 21, 2022

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MTX Price Returns

1-mo -10.63%
3-mo -16.84%
6-mo -19.28%
1-year -29.85%
3-year 0.83%
5-year -29.35%
YTD -30.56%
2021 18.07%
2020 8.20%
2019 12.68%
2018 -25.21%
2017 -10.62%

MTX Dividends

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