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
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Trailing P/E Ratio20.79
Forward P/E Ratio18.34
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Price / Sales2.23
Cash Flow$4.5885 per share
Price / Cash15.31
Book Value$19.60 per share
Price / Book3.58
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.42
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 5th. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.
How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?
Sensient Technologies declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, October 20th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 3,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?
Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates 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 is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for SXT?
4 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives 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 year. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies.
Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sensient Technologies include Methanex (MEOH), NewMarket (NEU), Westlake Chemical (WLKP), Green Plains (GPRE), Codexis (CDXS), Green Plains Partners (GPP), FutureFuel (FF), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), REX American Resources (REX), Amyris (AMRS), Pacific Ethanol (PEIX), Aemetis (AMTX) and Gevo (GEVO).
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 coverage about SXT stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 45.62 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.
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 $70.25.
How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?
Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.03 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, 53202. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 414-271-6755.
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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Dividend Information
Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.88%. SXT's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Thursday, March 1. The company has grown its dividend for the last 6 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 7.90% each year. Sensient Technologies pays out 38.60% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/1/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||7.90% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||38.60% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
34.46% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.81% (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: 90.96%
Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT) Insider Trading History
(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|| |
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