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Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 27, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 8/26/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: DD;DOW;MTX;SCZ

Minerals Technologies Inc. ( MTX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 12, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MTX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 39th quarter that MTX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $46.6, the dividend yield is .43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MTX was $46.6, representing a -2.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.89 and a 41.6% increase over the 52 week low of $32.91.

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 $2.05. Zacks Investment Research reports MTX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.61%, compared to an industry average of -3.4%.

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

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