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Sensient Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:SXT)

$63.40
-0.45 (-0.70 %)
(As of 11/13/2019 06:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
$63.20
Now: $63.40
$64.09
50-Day Range
$60.05
MA: $64.64
$68.71
52-Week Range
$51.93
Now: $63.40
$75.21
Volume175,100 shs
Average Volume246,367 shs
Market Capitalization$2.68 billion
P/E Ratio17.86
Dividend Yield2.44%
Beta0.95
Sensient Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets colors, flavors, and fragrances in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Flavors & Fragrances Group, Color Group, and Asia Pacific Group. The company offers flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, natural extracts, and aroma chemicals; fragrance products; and chili powder, paprika, and chili pepper, as well as dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach to the food, beverage, personal care, and household-products industries. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP81725T10
Phone414-271-6755

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.39 billion
Cash Flow$4.72 per share
Book Value$20.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.36 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,113
Market Cap$2.68 billion
Next Earnings Date2/21/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Thursday, October 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 4th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 1st. This is a boost from Sensient Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 18th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by $0.02. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $317.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $344.11 million. Sensient Technologies had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 14.98%. Sensient Technologies's revenue was down 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.95 EPS. View Sensient Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 21st 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies.

What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.90-3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.16.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

5 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $71.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sensient Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sensient Technologies?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies.

Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SXT stock has trended very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Sensient Technologies.

Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,890,000 shares, a decline of 10.0% from the August 30th total of 2,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 233,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.1 days. Approximately 4.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Sensient Technologies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), Adobe (ADBE) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy Schmidt Jones, VP of HR & Sr. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 57)

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.10%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.45%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.34%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.33%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.77%) and Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.70%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Hank Brown and Thierry Hoang. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sensient Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, Strs Ohio, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Keybank National Association OH, Eagle Asset Management Inc. and New York State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Bfsg LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., BMT Investment Advisors and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

Shares of SXT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today?

One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.40.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.68 billion and generates $1.39 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $157.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,113 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Sensient Technologies.

What is Sensient Technologies' official website?

The official website for Sensient Technologies is http://www.sensient.com/.

How can I contact Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies' mailing address is 777 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53202. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 414-271-6755.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  265 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  315 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  580
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sensient Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SXT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SXT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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