Minerals Technologies Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MTX stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 37th quarter that MTX has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of MTX was $41.97,
representing a -3.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.28 and
a 37.88% increase over the 52 week low of $30.44.
MTX is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (
) and Dow Chemical Company (
). MTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.09. Zacks Investment Research reports MTX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.28%, compared to an
industry average of 5.8%.
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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:
- MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund (EWGS)
- iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap (
- iShares FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index Fund
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWGS with an increase of
32.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MTX at 5.18%.