Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Drops 5.71% on January 04

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Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday January 04 as the stock slid 5.71% to $43.24, a loss of $-2.62 per share. Starting at an opening price of $45.15 a share, the stock traded between $43.19 and $45.55 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 217,745 shares over 2,233 trades, against an average daily volume of 254,104 shares and a total float of 34.75 million.

The losses send Minerals Technologies Inc. down to a market cap of $1.5 billion. In the last year, Minerals Technologies Inc. has traded between $74.87 and $44.91, and its 50-day SMA is currently $56.43 and 200-day SMA is $61.48.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 14.3.

Minerals Technologies Inc is a resource and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and supporting systems and services.

Minerals Technologies Inc. is based out of New York, NY and has some 4,464 employees. Its CEO is Joseph C. Muscari.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Minerals Technologies Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for MTX. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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