NYSE:ST - Sensata Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$47.19 -0.06 (-0.13 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 07:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$47.19
Today's Range$46.70 - $47.42
52-Week Range$41.12 - $57.40
Volume576,639 shs
Average Volume1.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.09 billion
P/E Ratio13.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Sensata Technologies Holding PLC would be operating as a holding company for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. that develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing segment supplies pressure sensors, speed and position sensors, temperature sensors, and pressure switches. Its products are used in various automotive and heavy vehicle off-road (HVOR) applications comprising air conditioning, braking, exhaust, fuel oil, tire, operator controls, and transmission. This segment serves automotive and HVOR original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers. The Sensing Solutions segment manufactures various control products that are used in industrial, aerospace, military, commercial, medical device, and residential markets; and sensor products, which are used in aerospace and industrial applications, such as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, as well as military and commercial aircraft. Its products include motor and compressor protectors, motor starters, temperature sensors and switches/thermostats, pressure sensors and switches, electronic HVAC sensors and controls, charge controllers, solid state relays, linear and rotary position sensors, circuit breakers, and semiconductor burn-in test sockets. This segment also manufactures direct current to alternating current power inverters, which enable the operation of electronic equipment when grid power is not available. It serves OEMs in the climate control, appliance, semiconductor, medical, energy and infrastructure, data/telecom, and aerospace industries, as well as aerospace and motor and compressor suppliers. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Process control instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:ST
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.38
Current Ratio3.10
Quick Ratio2.35


Trailing P/E Ratio13.26
Forward P/E Ratio12.82
P/E Growth1.13

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.31 billion
Price / Sales2.45
Cash Flow$4.8202 per share
Price / Cash9.79
Book Value$13.74 per share
Price / Book3.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.19
Net Income$408.35 million
Net Margins14.63%
Return on Equity25.28%
Return on Assets9.09%


Outstanding Shares171,410,000
Market Cap$8.09 billion

Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sensata Technologies' stock symbol?

Sensata Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ST."

How were Sensata Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $873.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $864.62 million. Sensata Technologies had a net margin of 14.63% and a return on equity of 25.28%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.81 EPS. View Sensata Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Sensata Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensata Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sensata Technologies.

What guidance has Sensata Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensata Technologies issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.97-1.01 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.98. The company issued revenue guidance of $853-877 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $863.89 million.Sensata Technologies also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.66-3.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ST?

13 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Sensata Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $69.00. On average, they expect Sensata Technologies' stock price to reach $55.9091 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sensata Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sensata Technologies?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensata Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sensata Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sensata Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sensata Technologies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sensata Technologies B.V., through its subsidiaries, is a supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. The Company produces a range of sensors and controls for mission critical applications, such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Sensata's products include pressure sensors, force sensors, position sensors, motor protectors, and thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers and switches. It develops solutions for specific customer requirements or applications across automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. Sensata Technologies B.V. is based in Almelo, the Netherlands. " (8/4/2018)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "Sensata is a world-leading sensing company; its sensors and data acquisition tools drive efficiency and allow disruption in key applications such as automotive, heavy vehicle and off road, and industrial technology. Working with industries not known for innovation and reticent to change, Sensata brings a strong brand and a reputation as a leading supplier, which we think will position the company well to capture several converging secular trends – hybridization and electrification of autos, autonomous vehicles, and the Industrial IoT (IIoT). As the company continues to increase the number of discrete sensing solutions in its end markets, and develops systems architectures, we believe the value proposition increases, and thus should drive average ASP per unit, as well as the EBIT margin for investors. This should result in accelerating earnings and free cash flow." (8/3/2018)

Has Sensata Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ST stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sensata Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Sensata Technologies' key competitors?

Who are Sensata Technologies' key executives?

Sensata Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Martha N. Sullivan, CEO, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Paul S. Vasington, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Exec. VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Cote, COO & Exec. VP of Sensing Solutions (Age 51)
  • Mr. Steven Beringhause, CTO & Exec. VP (Age 52)
  • Ms. Allisha Elliott, Chief HR Officer & Sr. VP (Age 47)

Who are Sensata Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensata Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.19%), Franklin Resources Inc. (6.66%), BlackRock Inc. (4.94%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (2.64%), FMR LLC (2.52%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.74%). Company insiders that own Sensata Technologies stock include Jeffrey J Cote, Paul B Edgerley, Steven Beringhause, Thomas Wroe Jr and Thomas Wroe, Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sensata Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Sensata Technologies stock?

ST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cantillon Capital Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, BlackRock Inc., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp and Sterling Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sensata Technologies company stock in the last year include Jeffrey J Cote, Steven Beringhause and Thomas Wroe Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensata Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Sensata Technologies stock?

ST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Korea Investment CORP, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG and CI Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensata Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Sensata Technologies?

Shares of ST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sensata Technologies' stock price today?

One share of ST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.19.

How big of a company is Sensata Technologies?

Sensata Technologies has a market capitalization of $8.09 billion and generates $3.31 billion in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $408.35 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis. Sensata Technologies employs 22,100 workers across the globe.

What is Sensata Technologies' official website?

The official website for Sensata Technologies is http://www.sensata.com.

How can I contact Sensata Technologies?

Sensata Technologies' mailing address is INTERFACE HOUSE INTERFACE BUSINESS PARK BINCKNOLL LANE ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT, SWINDON X0, SN4 8SY. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 1-508-236-3800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sensata Technologies (NYSE ST)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  332 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  640
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sensata Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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