About Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT)
Sensient Technologies Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The Company uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's three segments include the Flavors & Fragrances Group and the Color Group, which are managed on a product-and-services basis, and the Asia Pacific Group, which is managed on a geographic basis. The Company's principal products include flavors, flavor enhancers and bionutrients; fragrances, aroma chemicals and essential oils; natural ingredients, including dehydrated vegetables and other food ingredients; natural and synthetic food and beverage colors; cosmetic colors and ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients and ingredients, and technical colors, specialty inks and colors, and specialty dyes and pigments.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Trailing P/E Ratio35.3006665057463
Forward P/E Ratio18.83
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales2.27
Cash Flow$4.57 per share
Price / Cash15.65
Book Value$19.60 per share
Price / Book3.65
Net Income$89.60 million
Return on Equity17.37%
Return on Assets8.84%
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 Friday, January 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 5th. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.
How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?
Sensient Technologies declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, October 20th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 3,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?
Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84. The specialty chemicals company earned $328.87 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a net margin of 6.58% and a return on equity of 17.37%. View Sensient Technologies' Earnings History.
When will Sensient Technologies make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Sensient Technologies' stock going? Where will Sensient Technologies' stock price be in 2018?
4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $88.30 to $94.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $90.77 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies.
Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sensient Technologies include Israel Chemicals (ICL), Olin (OLN), NewMarket (NEU), Methanex (MEOH), Ashland Global (ASH), Valvoline (VVV), W. R. Grace and (GRA), Versum Materials (VSM), Univar (UNVR), Cabot (CBT), PolyOne (POL), Trinseo (TSE), Ingevity (NGVT), Ube Industries, Ltd. (Japan) (UBEOY), Platform Specialty Products (PAH), Ferroglobe (GSM), Kronos Worldwide (KRO) and HB Fuller (FUL).
Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?
Sensient Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
- Paul Hurton Manning, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 42)
- Stephen J. Rolfs, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 52)
- Michael C. Geraghty, President - Color Group (Age 55)
- Gautam Grover, President - Flavors and Fragrances Group (Age 47)
- Robert J. Wilkins, President - Asia Pacific Group (Age 60)
- Jeffrey T. Makal, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller (Age 53)
- John J. Manning, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 48)
- Kimberly Chase, Vice President, Treasurer (Age 48)
- Kimberly A. Morin, Vice President - Human Resources (Age 54)
- Elaine R. Wedral Ph.D., Lead Independent Director (Age 73)
Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about SXT stock have trended positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 44.40 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?
Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.95%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.36%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.66%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.47%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.38%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Hank Brown, Joseph Carleone and Stephen J Rolfs. 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 Franklin Resources Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, American Century Companies Inc., Keeley Teton Advisors LLC and Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Millennium Management LLC and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. 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 $71.35.
How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?
Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.09 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 $2.03 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, 53202. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 414-271-6755.
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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/8/2018||Q4 2017||$0.84||$0.84||$328.87 million||View||Listen|
|10/19/2017||Q3 2017||$0.88||$0.89||$353.52 million||View||N/A|
|7/20/2017||Q2 2017||$0.87||$0.87||$338.48 million||View||N/A|
|4/25/2017||Q1 17||$0.82||$0.82||$341.40 million||View||N/A|
|2/9/2017||Q416||$0.78||$0.80||$345.04 million||$330.24 million||View||Listen|
|10/20/2016||Q316||$0.82||$0.83||$354.44 million||$349.66 million||View||N/A|
|7/22/2016||Q216||$0.79||$0.84||$348.80 million||$360.80 million||View||N/A|
|4/19/2016||Q116||$0.75||$0.75||$345.20 million||$342.50 million||View||N/A|
|2/4/2016||Q415||$0.71||$0.71||$333.63 million||$339.20 million||View||N/A|
|10/21/2015||Q315||$0.77||$0.77||$344.40 million||$344.53 million||View||Listen|
|7/23/2015||Q215||$0.80||$0.80||$354.98 million||$346.01 million||View||Listen|
|4/20/2015||Q115||$0.73||$0.76||$361.95 million||$346.23 million||View||N/A|
|2/5/2015||Q4 2014||$0.70||$0.71||$342.82 million||View||N/A|
|10/23/2014||Q314||$0.77||$0.78||$383.50 million||$364.50 million||View||N/A|
|7/24/2014||Q214||$0.79||$0.81||$388.90 million||$374.70 million||View||N/A|
|4/14/2014||Q114||$0.66||$0.71||$361.60 million||$368.10 million||View||N/A|
|2/10/2014||Q413||$0.63||$0.63||$359.40 million||$351.10 million||View||N/A|
|10/18/2013||Q313||$0.71||$0.72||$372.40 million||$371.99 million||View||N/A|
|7/26/2013||Q2 2013||$0.72||$0.74||$381.30 million||$378.80 million||View||N/A|
|4/18/2013||Q1 2013||$0.60||$0.62||$365.64 million||View||N/A|
|2/7/2013||Q4 2012||$0.61||$0.55||$344.30 million||$356.24 million||View||N/A|
Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.80
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/1/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||7.90% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||65.02% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
34.74% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.96% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.94%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.00%
Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/20/2018||Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan||Director||Buy||1,000||$72.10||$72,100.00|| |
|2/15/2018||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$71.78||$143,560.00|| |
|11/16/2017||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||667||$75.15||$50,125.05|| |
|11/13/2017||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||1,520||$75.00||$114,000.00|| |
|11/1/2017||Fergus M. Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$76.00||$152,000.00|| |
|7/24/2017||Joseph Carleone||Director||Buy||1,000||$75.32||$75,320.00|| |
|2/16/2017||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$79.28||$158,560.00|| |
|11/7/2016||Fergus M. Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$74.49||$148,980.00|| |
|8/5/2016||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||1,269||$74.00||$93,906.00|| |
|4/27/2016||Stephen J Rolfs||CFO||Sell||915||$67.83||$62,064.45||111,356|| |
|2/9/2016||Paul Manning||CEO||Buy||1,500||$54.10||$81,150.00|| |
|2/8/2016||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$55.32||$110,640.00|| |
|11/18/2015||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||1,350||$64.50||$87,075.00||15,874|| |
|10/30/2015||Fergus M. Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$65.01||$130,020.00||21,033|| |
|2/11/2015||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$58.80||$117,600.00|| |
|10/30/2014||Fergus M Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$57.37||$114,740.00|| |
|8/11/2014||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||3,576||$53.12||$189,957.12|| |
|2/27/2014||James Ad Croft||Director||Sell||3,300||$52.36||$172,788.00|| |
|12/6/2013||John L Hammond||VP||Sell||5,650||$48.97||$276,680.50|| |
|12/6/2013||Kenneth P Manning||CEO||Sell||16,750||$48.97||$820,247.50|| |
|12/6/2013||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||7,450||$48.97||$364,826.50|| |
|10/28/2013||Fergus M Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$52.89||$105,780.00|| |
|10/22/2013||Richard Malin||Insider||Sell||13,250||$52.84||$700,130.00|| |
|7/29/2013||John L Hammond||VP||Sell||7,000||$43.22||$302,540.00|| |
|7/29/2013||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||12,000||$43.22||$518,640.00|| |
|11/26/2012||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||63,874||$35.44||$2,263,694.56|| |
Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT) News Headlines
|Sensient Technologies Completes Acquisition of Natural Color Business from GlobeNatural|
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 5:01 PM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.90 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 8:36 PM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 2:08 PM
|Rhumbline Advisers Has $7.09 Million Stake in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:02 AM
|Kennedy Capital Management Inc. Lowers Stake in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 11:39 AM
|California Public Employees Retirement System Increases Holdings in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 5:32 AM
|Teacher Retirement System of Texas Has $1.10 Million Stake in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 7:32 AM
|Eaton Vance Management Purchases 4,838 Shares of Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:42 AM
|Wells Fargo & Company MN Increases Position in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 7:39 PM
|Snyder Capital Management L P Sells 19,653 Shares of Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 7:02 PM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Holdings Raised by Swiss National Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:08 PM
|Champlain Investment Partners LLC Purchases New Holdings in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 1:18 PM
|Sensient Technologies Corp. - 2017 10-K Review|
seekingalpha.com - February 27 at 4:33 PM
|521,716 Shares in Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Purchased by Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 5:32 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Will Announce Earnings of $0.90 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 1:24 AM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Director Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan Acquires 1,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 7:32 PM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Director Hank Brown Sells 2,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 9:44 PM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 1:38 AM
|Brokers Issue Forecasts for Sensient Technologies Co.'s FY2020 Earnings (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 4:16 PM
|With Sensient Looking Tastier, Gabelli Upgrades To Buy|
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 8:44 AM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.90 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 7:44 AM
|Sensient Technologies (SXT) Lifted to "Buy" at Gabelli|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 11:52 PM
|How IFF Stock Has Performed since 3Q17 Earnings|
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 8:43 AM
|Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 1:00 PM
| Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Given $90.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 7:56 AM
|TheStreet Lowers Sensient Technologies (SXT) to C+|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 10 at 7:50 AM
|Sensient agrees to buy global natural color business|
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:52 PM
|Sensient Technologies Corporation to Host Earnings Call|
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 8:48 AM
|Sensient Technologies (SXT) Posts Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 9 at 12:34 AM
|Sensient® Technologies Corporation Acquires GlobeNatural Color Business|
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 4:46 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) to Announce $0.84 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 6 at 1:12 AM
| Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 4 at 11:36 AM
|EX-Dividend Schedule: Sensient Technologies Raised Dividend for Six Consecutive Years; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on February 05, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 8:44 AM
| Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 11:28 AM
|Sensient Technologies (SXT) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 31 at 2:48 AM
|Sensient Technologies Co. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.33 (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 6:24 PM
|Analysts Expect Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) to Post $0.84 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 5:34 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Will Post Earnings of $0.84 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 5:24 AM
|Sensient Technologies Corporation Forecasted to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.93 Per Share (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 9:08 AM
| Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 1:54 AM
| Analysts Expect Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) to Post $0.84 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 3 at 9:30 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Set $90.00 Target Price for Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 3:52 AM
|Sensient Technologies (SXT) vs. AdvanSix (ASIX) Head to Head Survey|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 3:50 PM
|Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Albemarle, Eversource Energy, Axalta Coating, PNM Resources|
www.nasdaq.com - December 19 at 11:06 AM
|Off Wall Street Initiates Coverage on Sensient Technologies (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 11:46 AM
|Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.84 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 5:32 PM
|Critical Comparison: Sensient Technologies (SXT) and Trinseo (TSE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 8:48 AM
|Sensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : December 11, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 11:45 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Set $90.00 Price Target for Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 1:52 AM
|Contrasting Trinseo (TSE) & Sensient Technologies (SXT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 9:38 PM
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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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