NYSE:SXT - Sensient Technologies Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $72.42 -0.05 (-0.07 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$72.42Today's Range$70.47 - $73.1752-Week Range$65.56 - $84.98Volume796,398 shsAverage Volume267,728 shsMarket Capitalization$3.07 billionP/E Ratio21.18Dividend Yield1.82%Beta0.92 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Sensient Technologies Corporation develops, manufactures, and supplies colors, flavors, and fragrances in the United States 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. It also provides natural and synthetic color systems for use in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals; colors and other ingredients for cosmetics, such as active ingredients, solubilizers, and surface treated pigments; pharmaceutical and nutraceutical excipients, including colors, flavors, and coatings; specialty inks; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, Sensient Inks, and Sensient Industrial Colors trade names. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Receive SXT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SXT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Industrial organic chemicals Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals SectorBasic Materials SymbolNYSE:SXT CUSIP81725T10 Webwww.sensient.com Phone414-271-6755 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84 Current Ratio3.75 Quick Ratio1.45 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.18 Forward P/E Ratio19.57 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.36 billion Price / Sales2.25 Cash Flow$4.5749 per share Price / Cash15.83 Book Value$19.60 per share Price / Book3.69 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.42 Net Income$89.60 million Net Margins8.32% Return on Equity17.67% Return on Assets8.77% Miscellaneous Employees4,023 Outstanding Shares42,340,000Market Cap$3,068.12 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, September 4th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.82%. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History. How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work? Sensient Technologies declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Friday, October 20th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 3,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter? Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 20th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.92. The specialty chemicals company earned $363 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 17.67% and a net margin of 8.32%. Sensient Technologies's revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.69 earnings per share. View Sensient Technologies' Earnings History. When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date? Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 18th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies. What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings? Sensient Technologies issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.60-3.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.72. What price target have analysts set for SXT? 4 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $88.30 to $94.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $90.7667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sensient Technologies? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Sensient Technologies include Braskem (BAK), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Methanex (MEOH), NewMarket (NEU), Codexis (CDXS), Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP), Green Plains (GPRE), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), FutureFuel (FF), Green Plains Partners (GPP), REX American Resources (REX), Amyris (AMRS), Sino United Worldwide Consolidated (SUIC), Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) and Tantech (TANH). Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives? Sensient Technologies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 43)Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 56)Mr. Jeffrey T. Makal, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller (Age 54)Mr. John J. Manning, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49) Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about SXT stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders? Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.02%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.02%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Hank Brown and Joseph Carleone. 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 Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Retirement Systems of Alabama. Company insiders that have sold Sensient Technologies company stock in the last year include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale and Hank Brown. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies. Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock? SXT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan and Joseph Carleone. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today? One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.42. How big of a company is Sensient Technologies? Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.07 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $89.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.42 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,023 workers across the globe. How can I contact Sensient Technologies? Sensient Technologies' mailing address is 777 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53201. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 186 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 224 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 410MarketBeat'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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are CEFs?