Sensient Technologies Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:SXT)

About Sensient Technologies Corporation

Sensient Technologies Corporation 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: $79.45
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $77.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $75.95
  • 52-Week Range: $55.20 - $83.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.85
  • P/E Growth: 2.61
  • Market Cap: $3.52B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,284,000
  • Beta: 0.92
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 9.13%
  • Return on Equity: 16.73%
  • Return on Assets: 8.40%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 3.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.46%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $84.00 (5.73% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/23/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 -> $84.00View Rating Details
9/2/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
7/25/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/5/2016BB&T CorporationLower Price TargetBuy$75.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/17/2017        
2/10/2017Q416$0.78$0.80$345.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.82$0.83$354.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.81 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$0.78$0.81$0.80
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q3 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q4 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:1.51%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.70% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.88% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.50% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/24/2017quarterly$0.301.54%2/3/20172/7/20173/1/2017
10/20/2016quarterly$0.301.64%11/3/201611/7/201612/1/2016
7/21/2016quarterly$0.271.43%8/3/20168/5/20169/1/2016
4/22/2016quarterly$0.271.61%5/4/20165/6/20166/1/2016
1/22/2016quarterly$0.271.91%2/4/20162/8/20163/1/2016
10/21/2015quarterly$0.271.66%11/4/201511/6/201512/1/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.271.65%8/5/20158/7/20159/1/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.251.49%5/6/20155/8/20156/1/2015
1/23/2015quarterly$0.251.62%2/5/20152/9/20153/2/2015
10/23/2014quarterly$0.251.85%11/5/201411/7/201412/1/2014
7/24/2014quarterly$0.251.81%8/6/20148/8/20149/2/2014
3/5/2014quarterly$0.251.82%5/7/20145/9/20146/2/2014
1/24/2014quarterly$0.231.84%2/5/20142/7/20143/3/2014
10/17/2013quarterly$0.231.74%11/6/201311/8/201312/2/2013
7/25/2013quarterly$0.232.12%8/6/20138/8/20139/3/2013
4/25/2013quarterly$0.232.38%5/7/20135/9/20136/3/2013
1/18/2013quarterly$0.222.29%2/6/20132/8/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.87%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.99%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/16/2017Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$79.28$158,560.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Fergus M. ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$74.49$148,980.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - February 15 at 6:20 AM
marketexclusive.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (NYSE:SXT) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:SXT)
marketexclusive.com - February 13 at 8:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 3:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and E (NYSE:SXT)
biz.yahoo.com - February 11 at 4:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 10-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT (NYSE:SXT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 4:19 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Sensient Technologies Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:SXT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:36 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:36 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSensient posts 4Q profit (NYSE:SXT)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:35 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSensient Technologies beats by $0.02, misses on revenue (NYSE:SXT)
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 1:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Announces Conference Call (NYSE:SXT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 6:48 AM
4-traders.com logoSensient Technologies : Declares Dividend (NYSE:SXT)
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 6:23 AM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : January 17, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 17 at 12:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SXT) : January 9, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 11:59 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : January 6, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 7 at 5:41 AM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. : SXT-US: Dividend Analysis : November 07th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 5, 2017 (NYSE:SXT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 5:52 AM
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marketrealist.com - December 29 at 8:03 AM
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portal.kiplinger.com - December 22 at 3:37 AM
stocksdaily.net logoCan Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Meet Analysts EPS Target Of $0.78? (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 14 at 5:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : December 12, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - December 12 at 8:10 PM
stocksdaily.net logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Held $11.997 In Cash And Short ... (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 7 at 7:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of I (NYSE:SXT)
biz.yahoo.com - December 6 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Elects Scott Morrison to its Board of Directors (NYSE:SXT)
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 7:42 PM
stocksdaily.net logoQuarterly Accrued Expenses Of Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) At $25.766 Millions (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 1 at 10:42 AM
stocksdaily.net logo$11.997 Is What Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Held In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - November 11 at 10:45 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : November 9, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 7:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : November 8, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - November 8 at 11:51 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:SXT)
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 11:52 AM
stocksdaily.net logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Held $11.997 In Short-Term Investments/Cash (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - November 3 at 7:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... (NYSE:SXT)
www.nasdaq.com - November 3 at 7:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: AVX, Sensient Technologies and Alliance Resource Partners (NYSE:SXT)
www.nasdaq.com - November 1 at 12:18 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : October 27, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 7:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 26, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - October 26 at 11:11 AM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : October 25, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - October 25 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 21-Oct-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:SXT)
finance.yahoo.com - October 22 at 11:34 AM
forbes.com logoSensient Technologies Becomes Oversold (NYSE:SXT)
www.forbes.com - October 21 at 7:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSensient Technologies' (SXT) CEO Paul Manning on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:SXT)
seekingalpha.com - October 21 at 7:34 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements an (NYSE:SXT)
biz.yahoo.com - October 21 at 11:09 AM
News IconSensient Declares Dividend (NYSE:SXT)
www.consumerelectronicsnet.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
rttnews.com logoSensient Technologies Corp Q3 Income Rises 6% (NYSE:SXT)
www.rttnews.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
4-traders.com logoSensient Technologies : posts 3Q profit (NYSE:SXT)
www.4-traders.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
News IconSensient Technologies Corporation Reports ... (NYSE:SXT)
ih.advfn.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
businesswire.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.businesswire.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSensient posts 3Q profit (NYSE:SXT)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 7:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSensient Technologies declares $0.30 dividend (NYSE:SXT)
seekingalpha.com - October 20 at 5:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Sensient Technologies Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:SXT)
biz.yahoo.com - October 20 at 12:42 PM
stocksdaily.net logoQuarterly Accrued Expenses For Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) At $22.869 Millions (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - October 19 at 7:11 PM
News IconUpdate on Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) for the day (NYSE:SXT)
twincountynews.com - October 15 at 11:07 AM
stocksdaily.net logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Quarterly Accrued Expenses At $22.869 Millions (NYSE:SXT)
www.stocksdaily.net - October 12 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : October 12, 2016 (NYSE:SXT)
www.capitalcube.com - October 12 at 7:32 PM

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What is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock symbol?

Sensient Technologies Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SXT."

How often does Sensient Technologies Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sensient Technologies Corporation?

Sensient Technologies Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 3rd.

Where is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock going? Where will Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Sensient Technologies Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock price to reach $84.00 in the next year.

When will Sensient Technologies Corporation announce their earnings?

Sensient Technologies Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 17th 2017.

Who owns Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?

Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Capital Management LLC (6.55%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.43%), State Street Corp (3.17%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (2.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.13%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.92%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies Corporation stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Hank Brown, Paul Manning and Stephen J Rolfs.

Who sold Sensient Technologies Corporation stock? Who is selling Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?

Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Marshall Wace LLP, Janus Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc. and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Sensient Technologies Corporation stock in the last year include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Hank Brown and Stephen J Rolfs.

Who bought Sensient Technologies Corporation stock? Who is buying Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?

Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Axiom International Investors LLC DE, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Martingale Asset Management L P and Summit Global Investments.

How do I buy Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?

Shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Sensient Technologies Corporation stock cost?

One share of Sensient Technologies Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.45.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff