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Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsMinerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a resource and technology company. It carries out the development, production, and marketing of wide range of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services. The company also provides monolithic and shaped refractory materials and specialty products, application and measurement equipment, and calcium metal and metallurgical wire products for high-temperature applications. These products cater to paper, building materials, paint and coatings, steel, non-ferrous metal, glass, ceramic, polymer, food, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries. It has manufacturing facilities in over 30 countries. Geographically, the company has presence in various countries including Singapore, Indonesia, China, Thailand, the UK, Germany, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa and Mexico. MTI is headquartered in New York, the US.Minerals Technologies Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 23, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $1.07 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, An 84-Percent Increase Over Prior YearJan 29, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $1.22, Excluding Special Items, A 100-Percent Increase Over Prior Year; Reported Earnings Were $0.61 Per ShareKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Facts 6Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Employees 7Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Minerals Technologies Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Minerals Technologies Inc. - History 10Minerals Technologies Inc. - Company Statement 13Minerals Technologies Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 18Minerals Technologies Inc. - Business Description 18Minerals Technologies Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19Minerals Technologies Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Minerals Technologies Inc. - Strengths 20Strength - Focused Research and Development 20Strength - Geographic Diversity 20Strength - Diverse End Markets 20Minerals Technologies Inc. - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Declining liquidity 21Minerals Technologies Inc. - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Launch of New Products 22Opportunity - Strategic Agreements 22Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Petrochemical Industry 22Minerals Technologies Inc. - Threats 23Threat - Raw Material Issues 23Threat - Cyclical Nature of Businesses 23Threat - Intense competition 23Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Minerals Technologies Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 32Apr 23, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $1.07 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, An 84-Percent Increase Over Prior Year 32Jan 29, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $1.22, Excluding Special Items, A 100-Percent Increase Over Prior Year; Reported Earnings Were $0.61 Per Share 33Nov 12, 2014: Minerals Technologies Elects Joseph C. Breunig To Its Board Of Directors 35Oct 23, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Record Third Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $1.25, Excluding Special Items, A 98% Increase Over Prior Year 36Aug 07, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Earnings Per Share Of $0.94 From Continuing Operations, Up 49% For Second Quarter 38Apr 25, 2014: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $0.58 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, A 5-Percent Increase Over Prior Year 41Apr 22, 2014: Minerals Technologies Introduces New High-Density Talc Products For Polyolefins 42Mar 26, 2014: Paula H. J. Cholmondeley Retires From Minerals Technologies Board Of Directors 43Feb 27, 2014: Executive Chairman Joseph C. Muscari Resumes The Duties Of Chief Executive Officer Of Minerals Technologies 44Jan 30, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Record Annual Earnings Of $2.42 Per Share, A 12-Percent Increase Over 2012 45Section 5 – Appendix 46Methodology 46Ratio Definitions 46About GlobalData 50Contact Us 50Disclaimer 50List of TablesMinerals Technologies Inc., Key Facts 6Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Employees 7Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Minerals Technologies Inc., Major Products and Services 9Minerals Technologies Inc., History 10Minerals Technologies Inc., Subsidiaries 16Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Competitors 24Minerals Technologies Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25Minerals Technologies Inc., Annual Ratios 26Minerals Technologies Inc., Interim Ratios 29Minerals Technologies Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 46Capital Market Ratios 46Equity Ratios 47Profitability Ratios 47Cost Ratios 48Liquidity Ratios 48Leverage Ratios 49Efficiency Ratios 49List of FiguresMinerals Technologies Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28Minerals Technologies Inc., Ratio Charts 30