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

$62.79
-1.83 (-2.83 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$62.46
Now: $62.79
$64.35
50-Day Range
$62.68
MA: $68.55
$73.65
52-Week Range
$51.93
Now: $62.79
$78.40
Volume269,465 shs
Average Volume237,301 shs
Market Capitalization$2.66 billion
P/E Ratio17.69
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta1.02
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. Read More…

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$1.39 billion
Cash Flow$4.6442 per share
Book Value$21.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.36 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,113
Market Cap$2.66 billion
Next Earnings Date10/18/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 1st. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?

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

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 19th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.01. The specialty chemicals company earned $339.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $361.20 million. Sensient Technologies had a net margin of 10.87% and a return on equity of 16.15%. Sensient Technologies's quarterly revenue was down 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.92 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, October 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies.

What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 19th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.23-3.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.29.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $73.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.5% 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 coverage about SXT stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Sensient Technologies.

Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,406,800 shares, a decrease of 9.3% from the June 15th total of 2,653,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 229,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 10.5 days. Currently, 5.8% of the company's stock are sold short. View Sensient Technologies' Current Options Chain.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), Adobe (ADBE), Starbucks (SBUX) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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. 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)

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. (11.47%), BlackRock Inc. (11.47%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (10.39%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (10.39%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.26%) and Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (7.30%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Hank Brown and Thierry Hoang. 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 Citadel Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Gabelli Funds LLC, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, SG Americas Securities LLC and Keeley Teton Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BTIM Corp., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Putnam Investments LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 $62.79.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.66 billion and generates $1.39 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $157.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,113 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Sensient Technologies.

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:  253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  301 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  554
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This page was last updated on 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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