NYSE:SXT - Sensient Technologies Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$70.24 -0.87 (-1.22 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$71.11
Today's Range$70.03 - $71.21
52-Week Range$65.56 - $84.98
Volume184,564 shs
Average Volume308,883 shs
Market Capitalization$3.01 billion
P/E Ratio20.38
Dividend Yield1.85%
Beta0.92
Sensient Technologies logoSensient 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:SXT
CUSIP81725T10
Phone414-271-6755

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio3.75
Quick Ratio1.45

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio20.38
Forward P/E Ratio18.98
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales2.18
Cash Flow$4.5229 per share
Price / Cash15.53
Book Value$19.60 per share
Price / Book3.58

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 Shares42,340,000
Market Cap$3,010.51

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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, April 26th. Investors of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Sensient Technologies announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, October 20th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 3,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.01. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $356.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $351.31 million. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 17.67% and a net margin of 8.32%. Sensient Technologies's revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.82 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 Friday, July, 20th 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 Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.70-3.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.78.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $88.30 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $90.7667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% 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?

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?

Media headlines about SXT stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.76 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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%), 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 institutional investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB. 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 institutional investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was acquired 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 $70.24.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.01 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  403
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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