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Sensient Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.35 (-0.48 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $72.60
50-Day Range
MA: $68.72
52-Week Range
Now: $72.60
Volume128,385 shs
Average Volume405,482 shs
Market Capitalization$3.08 billion
P/E Ratio45.66
Dividend Yield2.14%
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, and natural extracts; 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, coatings, and nutraceutical ingredients; specialty inks; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, Sensient Imaging Technologies/Sensient Inks, and Sensient Industrial Colors trade names. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.54 per share
Book Value$21.17 per share


Net Income$82.05 million


Market Cap$3.08 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2021 (Estimated)
-0.35 (-0.48 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sensient Technologies' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Sensient Technologies' stock was trading at $47.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SXT stock has increased by 54.5% and is now trading at $72.60.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Sensient Technologies?

Wall Street analysts have given Sensient Technologies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Sensient Technologies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 12th 2021.
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How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) released its earnings results on Friday, October, 16th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.09. The specialty chemicals company earned $323.57 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 13.65% and a net margin of 5.12%.
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How often does Sensient Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 30th.
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What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.60-2.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.71.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $65.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.8%.
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Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 38.1% from the October 15th total of 861,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 339,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 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' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 45, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $547.28k)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51, Pay $446.13k)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 58, Pay $487.69k)
  • Mr. E. Craig Mitchell, Pres of Flavors & Fragrances Group (Age 55, Pay $575.77k)
  • Mr. Tobin Tornehl, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Ms. Amy Schmidt Jones, VP of HR & Sr. Counsel (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy M. Agallar, VP & Treasurer (Age 42)

What is Sensient Technologies' stock symbol?

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

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.84%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (4.99%), State Street Corp (3.05%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.41%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.21%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.02%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Thierry Hoang.
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Which major investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, SG Americas Securities LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., and Raymond James & Associates.
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Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, AQR Capital Management LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Joseph Carleone, and Paul Manning.
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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 $72.60.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.08 billion and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $82.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.96 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,058 workers across the globe.

What is Sensient Technologies' official website?

The official website for Sensient Technologies is 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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