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Sensata Technologies (ST) Competitors

$39.64
+0.42 (+1.07%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)

ST vs. KEYS, MKSI, CGNX, MLAB, SENS, HURC, SYPR, CLIR, SMIT, and DHR

Should you be buying Sensata Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sensata Technologies include Keysight Technologies (KEYS), MKS Instruments (MKSI), Cognex (CGNX), Mesa Laboratories (MLAB), Senseonics (SENS), Hurco Companies (HURC), Sypris Solutions (SYPR), ClearSign Technologies (CLIR), Schmitt Industries (SMIT), and Danaher (DHR). These companies are all part of the "process control instruments" industry.

Sensata Technologies vs.

Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) and Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Keysight Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $166.33, indicating a potential upside of 20.42%. Sensata Technologies has a consensus price target of $43.78, indicating a potential upside of 10.44%. Given Sensata Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Keysight Technologies is more favorable than Sensata Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Keysight Technologies
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Sensata Technologies
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.11

In the previous week, Keysight Technologies had 9 more articles in the media than Sensata Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for Keysight Technologies and 10 mentions for Sensata Technologies. Keysight Technologies' average media sentiment score of 1.10 beat Sensata Technologies' score of 0.81 indicating that Sensata Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Keysight Technologies
7 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Sensata Technologies
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Keysight Technologies has a net margin of 15.70% compared to Keysight Technologies' net margin of -0.35%. Sensata Technologies' return on equity of 23.79% beat Keysight Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Keysight Technologies15.70% 23.79% 12.89%
Sensata Technologies -0.35%17.58%6.80%

84.6% of Keysight Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.4% of Sensata Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Keysight Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Sensata Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Keysight Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Sensata Technologies. Sensata Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Keysight Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Keysight Technologies$5.46B4.41$1.06B$4.5930.09
Sensata Technologies$4.05B1.47-$3.91M-$0.11-360.33

Keysight Technologies received 21 more outperform votes than Sensata Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.85% of users gave Keysight Technologies an outperform vote while only 62.22% of users gave Sensata Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Keysight TechnologiesOutperform Votes
459
65.85%
Underperform Votes
238
34.15%
Sensata TechnologiesOutperform Votes
438
62.22%
Underperform Votes
266
37.78%

Keysight Technologies has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Sensata Technologies has a beta of 1.3, suggesting that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Keysight Technologies beats Sensata Technologies on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ST and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ST vs. The Competition

MetricSensata TechnologiesProcess control instruments IndustryComputer SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.97B$21.76B$21.78B$17.64B
Dividend Yield1.21%1.00%2.70%3.58%
P/E Ratio-360.3326.13264.0325.25
Price / Sales1.474.65544.1714.43
Price / Cash5.0417.0029.9819.23
Price / Book2.003.576.744.98
Net Income-$3.91M$459.04M$625.47M$976.96M
7 Day Performance1.12%0.16%0.66%0.34%
1 Month Performance-6.99%1.16%1.63%-1.05%
1 Year Performance-11.58%11.28%12.02%8.62%

Sensata Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KEYS
Keysight Technologies
4.6549 of 5 stars
$135.47
-0.3%
$166.33
+22.8%
-15.8%$23.64B$5.46B29.5114,900Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
MKSI
MKS Instruments
3.3728 of 5 stars
$131.45
+2.5%
$141.25
+7.5%
+33.8%$8.82B$3.62B-4.9310,200Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
CGNX
Cognex
4.8826 of 5 stars
$43.67
+0.7%
$49.15
+12.6%
-21.5%$7.50B$837.55M75.292,992Short Interest ↓
Positive News
MLAB
Mesa Laboratories
1.76 of 5 stars
$101.00
-3.6%
$130.00
+28.7%
-30.0%$544.39M$216.19M-2.14698Gap Up
SENS
Senseonics
0.5961 of 5 stars
$0.41
+0.7%
$1.25
+202.7%
N/A$219.26M$22.39M-2.95132Gap Up
HURC
Hurco Companies
1.1145 of 5 stars
$17.25
-1.0%
N/A-21.2%$112.30M$227.81M-37.50716
SYPR
Sypris Solutions
0.3073 of 5 stars
$1.69
+0.6%
N/A-2.1%$38.48M$136.22M-9.94752Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
CLIR
ClearSign Technologies
2.0943 of 5 stars
$0.73
-8.5%
$6.00
+721.9%
-40.8%$33.51M$2.40M-6.0815Analyst Forecast
SMIT
Schmitt Industries
0 of 5 stars
$0.01
flat
N/AN/A$38,000.00$9.89M0.00157
DHR
Danaher
4.3445 of 5 stars
$262.89
-0.1%
$269.29
+2.4%
+11.2%$194.72B$23.89B44.5663,000Short Interest ↑
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:ST) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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