Minerals Technologies Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MTX stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 43rd quarter that MTX has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $62.42, the dividend yield is .32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MTX was $62.42,
representing a -7.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.35 and
a 42.97% increase over the 52 week low of $43.66.
MTX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Dow Chemical Company (
) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
). MTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports MTX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 46.07%, compared to an
industry average of 14.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MTX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MTX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF (EWGS).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWGS with an decrease of
-8.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MTX at 3.77%.