Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 24, 2013

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Minerals Technologies Inc. ( MTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MTX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 38th quarter that MTX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $42.38, the dividend yield is .47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MTX was $42.38, representing a -2.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.28 and a 39.22% 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 ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). MTX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports MTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.97%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MTX Dividend History page.

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 ( SCZ )
  • iShares FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index Fund ( IFSM )
  • PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid Port ( PDN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PDN with an increase of 13.16% over the last 100 days. EWGS has the highest percent weighting of MTX at 5.07%.



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: DD , DOW , IFSM , MTX , PDN , SCZ

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