NYSE:SXT - Sensient Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$60.78 +1.31 (+2.20 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:51 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.47
Today's Range$59.48 - $60.96
52-Week Range$51.93 - $78.40
Volume11,978 shs
Average Volume264,446 shs
Market Capitalization$2.50 billion
P/E Ratio17.83
Dividend Yield2.43%
Beta1
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.

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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$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$4.6971 per share
Book Value$19.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$89.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,023
Market Cap$2.50 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 5th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 2nd. This is a boost from Sensient Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Sensient Technologies announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Friday, October 20th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 3,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 19th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $342.73 million for the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 18.43% and a net margin of 9.92%. Sensient Technologies's quarterly revenue was down 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.89 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, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their predictions range from $65.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $77.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% 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 5 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?

Media stories about SXT stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?

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. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 57)
  • Mr. Tobin Tornehl, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $60.78.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.50 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.

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:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  496
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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