Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) EPS Estimated At $1.10; Shorts at STORM RESOURCES LTD (SRMLF) Lowered By 15.63%

January 13, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

STORM RESOURCES LTD (OTCMKTS:SRMLF) had a decrease of 15.63% in short interest. SRMLF’s SI was 139,300 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 15.63% from 165,100 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 1393 days are for STORM RESOURCES LTD (OTCMKTS:SRMLF)’s short sellers to cover SRMLF’s short positions. It closed at $2.1281 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) to report $1.10 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.85% from last quarter’s $1.08 EPS. MTX’s profit would be $38.91 million giving it 17.23 P/E if the $1.10 EPS is correct. After having $1.19 EPS previously, Minerals Technologies Inc.’s analysts see -7.56% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.16% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $75.8. About 296,160 shares traded or 74.55% up from the average. Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) has risen 31.01% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.31% the S&P500.

Minerals Technologies Inc. develops, produces, and markets various specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and supporting systems and services worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.68 billion. The companyÂ’s Specialty Minerals segment produces and sells precipitated calcium carbonate and quicklime; and provides natural mineral products comprising limestone and talc. It has a 17.27 P/E ratio. This segmentÂ’s products are used in paper, building materials, paint and coatings, glass, ceramic, polymer, food, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries.

Among 3 analysts covering Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Minerals Technologies had 8 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 13 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight”. On Thursday, May 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 6. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform” on Monday, August 31. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, December 29 by Wedbush. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Monday, September 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, March 24 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, December 2 to “Neutral”.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.80 million activity. On Monday, September 25 the insider MONAGLE DJ III sold $1.80M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.37 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 18 investors sold Minerals Technologies Inc. shares while 62 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 32.83 million shares or 0.65% more from 32.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal Bankshares Of Canada reported 0% in Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX). Dreman Value L L C reported 0.02% in Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 13,180 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Co owns 55,874 shares. Ahl Prns Llp invested in 0.16% or 123,409 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 34,199 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Adams Diversified Equity Fund holds 10,100 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Axa holds 6,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. M&T State Bank Corp owns 5,638 shares. Voya Invest Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.11% in Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX). 206,325 are held by Inv Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability Corp. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX). Snyder Capital Mngmt L P holds 0.74% of its portfolio in Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) for 208,905 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 6,000 shares. Susquehanna Group Limited Liability Partnership owns 4,034 shares.

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