| Minerals Technologies is a resource- and technology-based company. Co. has four segments: Performance Materials, which supplies bentonite and bentonite-related products, chromite and leonardite; Specialty Minerals, which produces and sells the synthetic mineral product precipitated calcium carbonate and processed mineral product quicklime, and mines mineral ores then processes and sells natural mineral products, primarily limestone and talc; Refractories, which produces monolithic and shaped refractory materials and specialty products; and Energy Services, which provides services to improve the production, costs, compliance, and environmental impact in the oil and gas industry. We show 51 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our MTX shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute MTX market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing MTX market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing MTX's market cap history versus its peers.
Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies,
and then calculating their respective market caps. Comparing the share price of MTX versus a peer is one thing; comparing
MTX market cap versus a peer is a completely different story.
Furthermore, via fluctuation both in per-share price and in the number of shares outstanding (via issuance of new shares over time, the repurchase of existing shares),
the market cap for a company like MTX can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching MTX by allowing them to research the MTX market cap history.