Sensient Technologies Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:SXT)

About Sensient Technologies Corp.

Sensient Technologies Corp. logoSensient Technologies Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The Company uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's segments are the Flavors & Fragrances Group and the Color Group, which are managed on a product-and-services basis, and the Asia Pacific Group, which is managed on a geographic basis. The Company's customers include international manufacturers. The Company's products include flavors, flavor enhancers and bionutrients; fragrances, aroma chemicals and essential oils; natural ingredients, including dehydrated vegetables and other food ingredients; natural and synthetic food and beverage colors; cosmetic colors and ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients and ingredients, and technical colors, specialty inks and colors, and specialty dyes and pigments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SXT
  • CUSIP: 81725T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $75.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $74.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $69.85
  • 52-Week Range: $52.69 - $76.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.19
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.23
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
  • Market Cap: $3.39B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,780,000
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Net Margins: 7.65%
  • Return on Equity: 16.08%
  • Return on Assets: 8.02%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 3.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.70%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $70.67 (6.77% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/2/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
7/25/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/9/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$71.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016BB&T Corp.Lower Price TargetBuy$75.00View Rating Details
1/14/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Initiated CoverageOverweight$70.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/22/2016Q216$0.79$0.84$348.80 million$360.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$0.75$0.75$345.20 million$342.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.71$0.71$333.63 million$339.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.77$0.77$344.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.80$0.80$354.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.73$0.76$361.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.77$0.78$383.50 million$364.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.79$0.81$388.90 million$374.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2014Q114$0.66$0.71$361.60 million$368.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.63$0.63$359.40 million$351.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$0.71$0.72$372.40 million$371.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q2 2013$0.72$0.74$381.30 million$378.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.61$0.55$344.30 million$356.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$0.66$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2012$0.71$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.57$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.56$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2011$0.53$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011$0.51$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.57 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.72$0.83$0.79
Q2 20162$0.77$0.81$0.79
Q3 20162$0.81$0.85$0.83
Q4 20162$0.81$0.83$0.82
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
Annual Dividend:$1.08
Dividend Yield:1.42%
Dividend Growth:6.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:45.96% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.44% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.25% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.87%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.48%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/5/2016Essie WhitelawDirectorSell1,269$74.00$93,906.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Stephen J RolfsCFOSell915$67.83$62,064.45View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Paul ManningCEOBuy1,500$54.10$81,150.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$55.32$110,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Essie WhitelawDirectorSell1,350$64.50$87,075.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Fergus M. ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$65.01$130,020.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$58.80$117,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Fergus M ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$57.37$114,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Essie WhitelawDirectorSell3,576$53.12$189,957.12View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014James Ad CroftDirectorSell3,300$52.36$172,788.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013John L HammondVPSell5,650$48.97$276,680.50View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Kenneth P ManningCEOSell16,750$48.97$820,247.50View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Richard F HobbsCFOSell7,450$48.97$364,826.50View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Fergus M ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$52.89$105,780.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Richard MalinInsiderSell13,250$52.84$700,130.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013John L HammondVPSell7,000$43.22$302,540.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Richard F HobbsCFOSell12,000$43.22$518,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Richard F HobbsCFOSell63,874$35.44$2,263,694.56View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT)
DateHeadline logoSensient Technologies Shares Up 30.5% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - September 30 at 6:52 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Held $11.997 In Short-Term Investments And Cash (NYSE:SXT) - September 29 at 11:11 AM logo29.7% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Sensient Technologies Call (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - September 23 at 10:51 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Had $11.997 In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NYSE:SXT) - September 22 at 7:11 PM logoUptrend Call Working As Sensient Technologies Stock Rises 28.8% (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - September 15 at 7:40 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - September 12 at 7:04 PM logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Financials (NYSE:SXT) - September 2 at 12:21 PM logoSensient Technologies Up 26.4% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - September 1 at 7:32 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Held $11.997 In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NYSE:SXT) - September 1 at 7:32 PM logoSensient Technologies Up 26.6% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - August 24 at 7:24 PM logoSensient Technologies Has Returned 26.2% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (SXT) (NYSE:SXT) - August 17 at 10:39 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : August 11, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - August 11 at 8:13 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Unilever, Sensient Technologies and Alliance Resource Partners (NYSE:SXT) - August 1 at 11:25 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. (SXT) Surged To A New High After Q2 Profit Beat (NYSE:SXT) - July 26 at 8:07 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 26, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - July 26 at 9:55 AM logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendment or Waiver to Code of Ethics (NYSE:SXT) - July 26 at 6:04 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp Bottom Line Rises 1% In Q2 (NYSE:SXT) - July 23 at 11:29 AM logoSensient Technologies' (SXT) CEO Paul Manning on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 7:31 PM logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 22-Jul-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 12:24 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results... (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 10:36 AM logoSensient Technologies : posts 2Q profit (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 10:36 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended June ... (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 10:36 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. (SXT) Has Risen To A New High On Q2 Results (NYSE:SXT) - July 22 at 10:36 AM logoSensient posts 2Q profit (NYSE:SXT) - July 21 at 6:27 PM logoQ2 2016 Sensient Technologies Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:SXT) - July 21 at 7:07 AM
News IconSensient® Colors Introduces Super Heat Stable Natural Red (NYSE:SXT) - July 17 at 11:10 AM logoSensient Technologies Larger Than S&P 500 Component Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:SXT) - July 13 at 8:03 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : June 30, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - June 30 at 12:39 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - June 28 at 2:11 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : June 28, 2016 (NYSE:SXT) - June 28 at 9:41 AM logoHandelsbanken Fonder Ab Sells A Lot More Sensient Technologies Corporati (SXT) Stock In The Last Quarter (NYSE:SXT) - May 31 at 8:03 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Sensient Technologies, Alliance Resource Partners and WestRock (NYSE:SXT) - May 2 at 12:43 PM logoSensient Technologies EPS in-line, misses on revenue (NYSE:SXT) - April 19 at 5:40 PM logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:SXT) - February 25 at 5:09 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers (NYSE:SXT) - February 9 at 11:32 AM logoSensient upgraded by Gabelli & Co (NYSE:SXT) - February 8 at 8:52 AM logoSensient Technologies (SXT) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark (NYSE:SXT) - February 7 at 2:12 PM logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 5-Feb-16 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:SXT) - February 5 at 6:16 PM logoSensient elects Paul Manning as chairman; 4Q meets consensus (NYSE:SXT) - February 5 at 11:30 AM logo2:48 am Sensient appoints CEO Paul Manning as Chairman (NYSE:SXT) - February 5 at 2:48 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation Elects Paul Manning Chairman (NYSE:SXT) - February 4 at 7:05 PM logoSensient meets 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:SXT) - February 4 at 6:41 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2015 (NYSE:SXT) - February 4 at 5:41 PM logoQ4 2015 Sensient Technologies Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:SXT) - February 4 at 7:07 AM logoSensient Announces Conference Call (NYSE:SXT) - January 26 at 4:32 PM logoSensient Technologies declares $0.27 dividend (NYSE:SXT) - January 22 at 6:19 PM logoSensient Declares Dividend (NYSE:SXT) - January 22 at 5:53 PM logoWill Weak Brazilian Real Hit FMC Corp. (FMC) Q3 Earnings? (NYSE:SXT) - October 26 at 4:15 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp. Earnings Q3, 2015 (NYSE:SXT) - October 23 at 12:36 PM logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 22-Oct-15 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:SXT) - October 22 at 2:07 PM


Sensient Technologies Corp. (NYSE:SXT) Chart for Friday, September, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by Staff