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Sensient Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.51 (-0.86 %)
(As of 09/19/2020 12:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $58.88
50-Day Range
MA: $55.50
52-Week Range
Now: $58.88
Volume657,400 shs
Average Volume417,651 shs
Market Capitalization$2.49 billion
P/E Ratio37.74
Dividend Yield2.65%
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. 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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 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$4.40 per share
Book Value$20.83 per share


Net Income$82.05 million


Market Cap$2.49 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2020 (Estimated)
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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 (WHO). Since then, SXT stock has increased by 25.3% and is now trading at $58.88.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 16th 2020.
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How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 17th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.04. The specialty chemicals company earned $323.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $316.90 million. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 13.58% and a net margin of 5.06%. The business's revenue was down 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.81 EPS.
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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, July 16th. Investors of record on Monday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 31st.
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What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.60-2.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.57.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $65.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price.
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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 Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walmart (WMT), Mcdonald's (MCD), Philip Morris International (PM), Starbucks (SBUX), Target (TGT), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the following 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)

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.46%), Nordea Investment Management AB (6.23%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.66%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.26%) and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.24%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Thierry Hoang.
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Which institutional investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, ProShare Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., BRYN MAWR TRUST Co, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, and Engineers Gate Manager LP.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Bank of America Corp DE, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, 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 $58.88.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.49 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 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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