Momentum Stock: Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX)

Company Profile:

Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services worldwide. The companys Specialty Minerals segment produces and sells precipitated calcium carbonate and quicklime; and provides natural mineral products comprising limestone and talc. Its Refractories segment offers monolithic and shaped refractory materials; specialty products, services, and application and measurement equipment; and calcium metal and metallurgical wire products that are used in the applications of steel, non-ferrous metal, and glass industries. The companys Performance Materials segment supplies bentonite and bentonite-related products, as well as chromite and leonardite. The companys Energy Services segment provides water treatment/filtration, well testing, coil tubing, pipeline, and nitrogen services. The company markets its products primarily through its direct sales force, as well as regional distributors. Minerals Technologies Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Recent News:

Minerals Technologies Inc. recently launched its Enersol crop enhancement technology in China at a news conference in Beijing with the Chinese news media and influential regional wholesale companies.

For the most recent quarter, Minerals Technologies Inc. reported earnings per share of $1.07 for the fiscal period ending on 2015-03-31, an earnings surprise factor of 10.31%. It is next scheduled to report quarterly earnings on 2015-08-06.

Minerals Technologies Inc. declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share on the company`s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2015 to stockholders of record on May 27, 2015.


Fundemental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



MTX’s strengths can be seen in its better growth, better profitability and better Efficiency. Its revenue have increased over several years. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish cross in MACD and Stochastic Oscillator. RSI is increasing to 50.94. The current P/E ratio indicates it is undervalued compared to the average P/E ratio of the sector. We rate Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) a Strong BUY.






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