Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2014


Minerals Technologies Inc. ( MTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MTX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 41st quarter that MTX has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MTX was $53.4, representing a -12.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.75 and a 39.64% increase over the 52 week low of $38.24.

MTX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). MTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.3. Zacks Investment Research reports MTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.19%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.

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)
  • iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF ( SCZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EWGS with an increase of 14.57% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MTX at 4.17%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: MTX , DD , DOW , SCZ

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