Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2014


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Minerals Technologies Inc. ( MTX ) 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 ( DOW ) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MTX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: MTX , DOW , DD

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