Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2015 |    No of Pages: 50 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

Highlights

Minerals 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 Developments

Apr 23, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $1.07 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, An 84-Percent Increase Over Prior Year
Jan 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

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Facts 6
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Employees 7
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Minerals Technologies Inc. - History 10
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Company Statement 13
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Business Description 18
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Minerals Technologies Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Focused Research and Development 20
Strength - Geographic Diversity 20
Strength - Diverse End Markets 20
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Declining liquidity 21
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Launch of New Products 22
Opportunity - Strategic Agreements 22
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Petrochemical Industry 22
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Raw Material Issues 23
Threat - Cyclical Nature of Businesses 23
Threat - Intense competition 23
Minerals Technologies Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Minerals Technologies Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 4 – Company's Recent Developments 32
Apr 23, 2015: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $1.07 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, An 84-Percent Increase Over Prior Year 32
Jan 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 33
Nov 12, 2014: Minerals Technologies Elects Joseph C. Breunig To Its Board Of Directors 35
Oct 23, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Record Third Quarter Earnings Per Share Of $1.25, Excluding Special Items, A 98% Increase Over Prior Year 36
Aug 07, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Earnings Per Share Of $0.94 From Continuing Operations, Up 49% For Second Quarter 38
Apr 25, 2014: Minerals Technologies Reports First Quarter Earnings Of $0.58 Per Share, Excluding Special Items, A 5-Percent Increase Over Prior Year 41
Apr 22, 2014: Minerals Technologies Introduces New High-Density Talc Products For Polyolefins 42
Mar 26, 2014: Paula H. J. Cholmondeley Retires From Minerals Technologies Board Of Directors 43
Feb 27, 2014: Executive Chairman Joseph C. Muscari Resumes The Duties Of Chief Executive Officer Of Minerals Technologies 44
Jan 30, 2014: Minerals Technologies Achieves Record Annual Earnings Of $2.42 Per Share, A 12-Percent Increase Over 2012 45
Section 5 – Appendix 46
Methodology 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
Disclaimer 50

List of Tables

Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Facts 6
Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Employees 7
Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Minerals Technologies Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Minerals Technologies Inc., History 10
Minerals Technologies Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Minerals Technologies Inc., Key Competitors 24
Minerals Technologies Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Minerals Technologies Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Minerals Technologies Inc., Interim Ratios 29
Minerals Technologies Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49

List of Figures

Minerals Technologies Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
Minerals Technologies Inc., Ratio Charts 30


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