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Sensient Technologies (SXT) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$65.64
-2.05 (-3.03%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$65.25
$67.50
50-Day Range
$60.39
$67.70
52-Week Range
$52.90
$78.70
Volume
312,791 shs
Average Volume
203,156 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.78 billion
P/E Ratio
29.57
Dividend Yield
2.50%
Price Target
$70.00

Sensient Technologies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.4% Upside
$70.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.95% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.89
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.54mentions of Sensient Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.35 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

83rd out of 173 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

7th out of 20 stocks


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About Sensient Technologies Stock (NYSE:SXT)

Sensient Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets colors, flavors, and other specialty ingredients in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Flavors & Extracts Group, Color Group, and Asia Pacific Group. The Flavors & Extracts Group segment offers flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, and natural extracts; and chili powder, paprika, and chili pepper, as well as dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach to the food, beverage, and personal care industries. The Color Group segment provides natural and synthetic color systems for use in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals; colors and other ingredients for personal care, such as active ingredients, solubilizers, and surface treated pigments; pharmaceutical and nutraceutical excipients, including colors, flavors, coatings, and nutraceutical ingredients; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, and Sensient Specialty Markets trade names. Sensient Technologies Corporation was incorporated in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/03/2023
Dividend Payable
12/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/05/2024
Last Earnings
2/09/2024
Today
2/26/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/26/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-Industry
Specialty Chemicals
CUSIP
81725T10
Employees
3,956
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$70.00
High Stock Price Target
$70.00
Low Stock Price Target
$70.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+5.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$93.39 million
Pretax Margin
8.92%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.46 billion
Cash Flow
$4.13 per share
Book Value
$24.93 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
41,772,000
Market Cap
$2.80 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.78
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Paul Manning (Age 49)
    Chairman, CEO, President & Member of Scientific Advisory Committee
    Comp: $3.3M
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs (Age 59)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.29M
  • Mr. John J. Manning (Age 55)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $1.15M
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty (Age 62)
    President of Color Group
    Comp: $1.18M
  • Mr. Tobin Tornehl (Age 49)
    VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Amy Schmidt Jones (Age 53)
    VP of Human Resources & Senior Counsel
    Comp: $433.05k
  • Mr. Steve Morris
    President, Flavors & Extracts Group
  • Ms. Amy M. Agallar (Age 45)
    VP & Treasurer














SXT Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Sensient Technologies stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" SXT shares.
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What is Sensient Technologies' stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their SXT share price targets range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $70.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have SXT shares performed in 2024?

Sensient Technologies' stock was trading at $66.00 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, SXT shares have decreased by 0.3% and is now trading at $65.78.
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Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 688,800 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the January 15th total of 629,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 240,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2024.
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How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 9th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company earned $349.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $371.10 million. Sensient Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.52% and a net margin of 6.41%. Sensient Technologies's revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.64 earnings per share.

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

Sensient Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 5th.
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Is Sensient Technologies a good dividend stock?

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. The dividend payout ratio is 73.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.800-2.900 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 3.160. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Paul Manning's approval rating as Sensient Technologies' CEO?

226 employees have rated Sensient Technologies Chief Executive Officer Paul Manning on Glassdoor.com. Paul Manning has an approval rating of 86% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Sensient Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sensient Technologies investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Dover (DOV), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), PepsiCo (PEP) and PPG Industries (PPG).

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.76%), Nordea Investment Management AB (4.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.75%), Northern Trust Corp (1.35%), Norges Bank (1.30%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.29%). Insiders that own company stock include E Craig Mitchell, Elaine R Wedral, Essie Whitelaw, Sharad P Jain and Winder Investment Pte Ltd.
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How do I buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

Shares of SXT stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:SXT) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff