Sensient Technologies Company Profile (NYSE:SXT)

About Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)

Sensient Technologies 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 three segments include 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 principal 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
  • Symbol: NYSE:SXT
  • CUSIP: 81725T10
  • Web: www.sensient-tech.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $80.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $78.91
  • 52 Week Range: $66.36 - $84.55
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.52
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.38 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.57
  • Book Value: $19.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.18
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $251.9 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 131,021 shs.
  • Beta: 0.92
  • Short Ratio: 5.59
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)

What is Sensient Technologies' stock symbol?

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

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

Sensient Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 10th. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.82. The company earned $341.40 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 16.73% and a net margin of 9.13%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.75 earnings per share. View Sensient Technologies' Earnings History.

When will Sensient Technologies make its next earnings announcement?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $84.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $84.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?

Who owns Sensient Technologies stock?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.38%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (9.16%), Janus Capital Management LLC (6.31%), State Street Corp (3.23%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.07%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Hank Brown, Paul Manning and Stephen J Rolfs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sensient Technologies.

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

Sensient Technologies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Morgan Stanley, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Sensient Technologies stock in the last year include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale and Hank Brown. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

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

Sensient Technologies' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK, Citadel Advisors LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Tributary Capital Management LLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

How do I buy Sensient Technologies stock?

Shares of Sensient Technologies 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 stock cost?

One share of Sensient Technologies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $80.22.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $84.00 (4.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/23/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 -> $84.00N/AView Rating Details
9/2/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016BB&T Co.Lower Price TargetBuy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Earnings by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/19/2017        
4/25/2017Q1 17$0.82$0.82$341.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.78$0.80$345.04 million$330.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.82$0.83$354.44 million$349.66 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 million$344.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.80$0.80$354.98 million$346.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.73$0.76$361.95 million$346.23 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 (NYSE:SXT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
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 (NYSE:SXT)
Next Dividend:6/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:1.50%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.70% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.19% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.83% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/28/2017quarterly$0.301.47%5/10/20175/12/20176/1/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.87%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
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

Headline Trends for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Latest Headlines for Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 9:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. : SXT-US: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 1:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies (SXT) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.30
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.87 EPS Expected for Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Unlikely to Affect Sensient Technologies (SXT) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Raised by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 1:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeyCorp Weighs in on Sensient Technologies Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (SXT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2020 EPS Estimates for Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Raised by Gabelli
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 12:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Plans $0.30 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies (SXT) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSensient Technologies' (SXT) CEO Paul Manning on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 26 at 9:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Posts Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 1:40 PM
rttnews.com logoSensient Technologies Corp Reports 9% Rise In Q1 Bottom Line
www.rttnews.com - April 26 at 8:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended March ...
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:04 PM
marketbeat.com logoSensient posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - April 25 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies (SXT) Getting Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Sensient Technologies (SXT) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 10:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SXT) : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : April 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Set $81.50 Target Price for Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Likely to Impact Sensient Technologies (SXT) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Sensient Technologies (SXT) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Will Announce Earnings of $0.79 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 8:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 10:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 7:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 9:14 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and E
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
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 4:19 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Sensient Technologies Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:36 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSensient Technologies beats by $0.02, misses on revenue
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 1:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Announces Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 6:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoSensient Technologies Corp. : SXT-US: Dividend Analysis : November 07th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 5, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 6 at 5:52 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8 Best Dividend Stocks of the Russell 2000
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 24 at 1:18 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of I
biz.yahoo.com - December 6 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation Elects Scott Morrison to its Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 7:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 11:52 AM
nasdaq.com logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ...
www.nasdaq.com - November 3 at 7:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: AVX, Sensient Technologies and Alliance Resource Partners
www.nasdaq.com - November 1 at 12:18 PM

Social

Chart

Sensient Technologies (SXT) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff